Stories about Theater

Party Radar: Joshua Light Show, Gay of Thrones Tiger & Woods, MOM DJs, Detroit Love, more

Only the choicest nightlife and dance floor affairs, April 16-19. By Marke B.  When the Exploratorium sends one a heads-up about a big event it's throwing...

Welcome to Oakland, ‘Welcome to Night Vale’

Surreal podcast phenomenon brings live show, charming heebie-jeebies to Fox Theatre, Tue/21. We interview Cecil, the show's perfectly unreliable narrator.  By Marke B. BAY STAGES The enormous glowing...

Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 2

Uncomfortable Hamburger, Ukrainian unrest, optometrist vs. demon, border town peacemakers, an IPhone 5S feature, and deaf-mute 'Tribe.' By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS Part two of our...

Art Looks: Mirrored explosions, CiTiZen KiNo, ‘Fast Food Lane,’ Queericulum, Cookie Mueller, save Lobot, save Studio 17, more

Great local art openings and happenings April 14-20, from poignant reflections to junk food love affairs.  By Marke B.  ART LOOKS There's so much going on in the...

Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 1

Mommy horror, obsolescent humans, anti-trafficking activism, and the latest from Jenni Olsen and Guy Madden at the SF International Film Fest. By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN...

8th Annual Switchboard Festival dials in new sounds

Eight-hour sonic cornucopia attracts a local community of contemporary musical adventurers and longtime groundbreakers, Sat/4. By Marke B. ALL EARS One possible positive about the so-called...

Separation becomes communal in ‘TOUCH’

New dance work from David Herrera Performance Company takes personal, tangible approach to immigration issues, April 2-4 at Z Space. By Marke B. BAY STAGES The...

‘Tartuffe’ storms Berkeley Rep, frock coats awhirl

Hyper-stylish staging -- those costumes! That set! -- and sharp acting make for a blasphemously sexy evening.   By Marke B.  BAY STAGES Despite torturing the homeless, interfering with...

Cops who killed Alex Nieto guilty in “people’s trial”

There will be no formal charges, since the district attorney cleared the four officers. But a street theater protest determined otherwise By Lisa Geduldig MARCH 25,...

Thrillpeddlers sparkle in saucy “Jewels of Paris”

"Revolutionary New Musical Revue" from classic troupe offers infectious tunes, lusty energy, punchy Pierrot. By Marke B. BAY STAGES Looking for a sweet, diverting break from...