Stories about Theater

A ‘Timon’ for our times? Cutting Ball Theatre transfers Shakespeare to SF

Director Rob Melrose's Timon, "the hottest CEO this side of Market Street," is transported to the Tenderloin in timely production.

Review: ‘Disruption’ offers timely #metoo twist on tech scandals

3Girls Theatre Company’s latest dramatizes double standards in the workplace, with high stakes but a limited scope.

‘The Wolves’ kicks up young women’s power, rage, and sheer joy

Director Morgan Green and coach Shane Kennedy talk about the lively, soccer-based Pulitzer finalist at Marin Theatre Company.

Screen Grabs: The SF International Film Fest is here

The Big Kahuna of film fests takes over cinemas. Plus: Journey's End, The Quiet Place, Beauty and the Dogs, Itzhak, and more in theaters.

‘How To Be a White Man’ explores power and identity with a comic touch

Luna Malbroux's new play with SF Bay Area Theatre Company takes on showbiz entitlement in a changing political landscape.

A school mass shooting inspires a new play at Berkeley Rep

Playwright Julia Cho dug deep into 2007 Virginia Tech massacre reports to construct 'Office Hour,' about a fraught student-teacher encounter.

‘Born Yesterday’—but a 70-year-old play splendidly comments on today

A vulgar, immoral millionaire goes to Washington to further his interests in this classic at SF Playhouse. What could go wrong?

Trump’s new plan: Arm theater ushers

It's not enough to protect the schools; how about the movies?

Architecturally sound neon Pomeranians: Our top 5 from Mexico City Art Week

As the art world flocked to CDMX for the latest, we downed medicated chocolates and took in some great work—on and off the beaten path.

The tale of an enduring marriage, sound effects included, in ‘Reel to Reel’

A world premiere at Magic Theatre brings strong performances, and a surprisingly different ear, to the stage.