Stories about Theater

Housing Rights Committee celebrates 40 years of fighting for renters

Grassroots group 'birthed by rent control' is now a major force in protecting tenant rights.

A night of great ‘Escape’ with Pop-Up Magazine

With its first explicit theme, the acclaimed 'live magazine' returns for more storytelling, art, and performance.

Watching movies—and coping and connecting—in ‘The Flick’

Director Jon Tracy talks about the latest Shotgun Players production, exploring the surprisingly complex world of three cinema employees.

It’s the time of the season for the Zombies

Fresh from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, the groundbreaking '60s act maintains its edge with celebrated classics and new material.

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

Flamenco to death metal, Comedy Day to Hip-Hop Fest, with dozens more great local arts, music, dance, and stage events.

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

Plus: John Carpenter Film Fest, Give Me Liberty, Adam, The Amazing Jonathan Documentary, California Independent Film Festival, more

Secrets, lies, and a roiling harem in ‘House of Joy’

An empire wanes, but women find their strength to carry on in Madhuri Shekar's play at Cal Shakes.

Screen Grabs: All hail the mighty Godzillafest!

Monster mayhem at the Balboa and Castro, a strikingly oceanic documentary, Korean and Italian mobsters, more in cinemas

Arts Forecast: Frameline Fest gets new executive director, more …

House of Joy, Metallica + SF Symphony, Purple Rain, Herbie Hancock, Border People, and more upcoming arts events.

‘Where would we be without the Isley Brothers?’

Talking music, history, and Jimi Hendrix with a member of the legendary rock band that will play at Stern Grove this Sunday.