Stories about Theater

A rush of that ol’ razzle dazzle in ‘Crazy For You’

High kicks, hijinks, and plenty of Gershwin gold pump up this showbiz tale from Bay Area Musicals.

Holcombe Waller’s timely queer ‘Requiem’ for persecuted LGBTQs

The artist-composer fills Grace Cathedral with a queer-centric Latin mass, dedicated to the repose of agitated souls.

In ‘Pike St.,’ embodying a caring community in crisis mode

Playwright and solo performer Nilaja Sun showcases her Lower East Side neighborhood's resilience after Hurricane Sandy.

No men, no boats, no problem: ACT’s ‘Men on Boats’ is wild ride

Playwright Jaclyn Backhaus retells the story of John Wesley Powell's 1869 Colorado River expedition—with some raucous twists.

Sisters tell stories of undocumented Filipina caregivers in ‘Chasing Papeles’

At Bindlestiff Studio, Andrea Almario's play (directed with her sister Aureen) offers a unique perspective of the immigrant experience.

Best of the Bay 2018: Arts & Entertainment Winners

Your picks for Best DJ, Best Live Music Venue, Best Film Festival, Best Drag Show, Best Dance Company, and more

Post-human radical inclusivity, center-stage in ‘Beyond Gravity’

Choreographer Jess Curtis and company emphasize disabled access in a futuristic performance series at Counterpulse.

Pucks to plays: Former hockey pro brings drama to Magic Theatre

As 'The Resting Place' opens, playwright Ashlin Halfnight compares the teamwork of contact sports to the stage.

Arts Forecast: Behold, the mighty Litquake!

Plus: Open Studios, Forbidden Futures, Treasure Island Music Fest, Street Food Fest, Moby Dick Marathon, more

Chekhov, with some curveballs, in Cutting Ball’s ‘Uncle Vanya’

Actors aloft, hanging mics, and George Saulnier as a funny Uncle in the latest reimagining of the classic play