Stories about Theater

Screen Grabs: French noir to vintage punk, a week of retro gems

A little sci-fi, a little fetish comedy, and more to take you back in cinemas.

Screen Grabs: Two movies for grown-ups at the multiplex

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' and 'Shining'-update 'Doctor Sleep' don't aim their ambitions at the usual target market.

Transgender visions in urgent times

The 22nd Transgender Film Festival comes with supernatural powers and a punk political attitude—right when we need both.

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Swervedriver, Dead Ghosts, Kathy Griffin, Convoy 31000, Clark Price, Noctuary, and more upcoming events

‘Women aren’t funny’? Tell that to Cirque clown Kelsey Custard

A star of Cirque du Soleil's new women-centered 'Amaluna' on prejudice, role models, and the best SF burritos.

Screen Grabs: A feast of docs and dancing

Doc Stories and Dance Film Fest open, plus Grass is Greener, Downtown 81, Always in Season, Satantango, more in cinemas

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

ESG, Doja Cat, The Magician, The Cockettes, Space Cowboys, Paul Oakenfold all make a witches' brew of real party howlers.

Lesbian history finally takes center stage in ‘The Daughters’

From living rooms to the Lexington Club, Patricia Cotter's new play plunges into the story of a fascinating civil rights revolution.

Can a museum exhibit capture Burning Man?

Surreal, lysergic ingredients are there, but Oakland Museum's 'No Spectators' show misses the essence of the thing in the desert.

Monsters of our moment lurk in this ‘Othello’

African American Shakespeare Company’s production features a volcanic Moor caught in a vise of racism, misogyny, and jealousy.