Stories about Theater

Our most-read stories of 2017

From the groundbreaking Women's March to the shocking death of Mayor Ed Lee, 48 Hills continued to cover the stories that mattered.

‘Watch on the Rhine’ chimes uneasily with our moment

1941 play at Berkeley Rep makes for gripping theater, and poses prescient questions about power, politics, and sacrifice.

‘The Secret Garden’ blooms with wonder and beauty

With outstanding young lead Katie Maupin, 42nd Street Moon's production of this classic has charm -- and lovely voices -- to spare.

‘The Normal Heart’ still beats ferociously at Theatre Rhino

Larry Kramer's searing 1985 play about the dawn of AIDS melds anger and anguish into powerful theatre -- and remains sadly timeless.

Arts Forecast: Trans Film Fest, Renegade Craft Fair, Rebirth Brass Band …

David Sedaris, 3rd-i South Asian Film Fest, International Tea Fest, "Mumu," and more upcoming arts picks.

Diana Gameros sings lullabies of Mexico

Heralding a return to her childhood home after 15 years, the local favorite brings family together on new album 'Arrullo.'

Onstage: Roaring through life with ‘Eva’

"The Eva Trilogy" at Magic Theatre follows a prickly, fascinating woman's lifelong journey to shake off a Catholic childhood.

Screen Grabs: A French feast of film noir

Fourth annual "The French Had a Name for It" floods the Roxie screen with famous stars, troubling plots, and breakout roles.

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Open Studios, Circus Veritas …

... Infinite Wrench, Multiverse, The Bad Plus, Born In Flames, and more fantastic upcoming arts events.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT WINNERS

Our readers' picks for Best Music Festival, Best DJ, Best Drag Queen, Best Dance Party, Best Literary Night, and more.