Stories about Theater

Who can ask for anything more? A review of Tony Bennett in San Jose

His songs touched a nerve in a town wracked by loss.

‘We Have Iré’ celebrates the Afro-Cuban immigrant experience—and challenge

New theatrical work combines fascinating tales, Cuban jazz, traditional Yoruba songs, Latinx hip-hop, and spoken word at YBCA.

Life is a ‘Vanity Fair,’ old chum

At ACT, Kate Hamill's adaptation adjusts the Empire waist to a more modern fit, in a sparkling tale of fate and ambition.

Arts Forecast: 48 Hills Spring Gala, How Weird Street Faire, New Wave Prom…

2 Blocks of Art, SF.Mutek, Hot Chip, AI Cephalopod, Cinco de Marr-o, MorMor, and more arts events this week.

A live cinema event to ‘Remember Los Siete’ in the Mission

Artist Vero Majano uses found footage and her own memories about the notorious 1969 trial to "remind people we are still here."

Arts Forecast: Bye, bye, Babylon…

Beach Blanket Babylon announces it's closing. Plus: Cerrone, Mercury Soul, Dream Bodies, Bikes to Books, Los Amigos Invisibles, more.

Screen Grabs: A seriously funny Italian legend, JT LeRoy, Hail Satan?

An endangered community arts center, a Kenyan superhero, The Visitor from another decade, Juggalo comedy, more in cinemas this week.

After 50 years, ‘Midnight Cowboy’ rides again

Director John Schlesinger's assistant and partner, photographer Michael Childers, speaks about the gritty classic and its lasting appeal.

Screen Grabs: Aretha’s Amazing Grace, Blood for Dracula, Peterloo…..

Two eccentric flicks at Alamo, sci-fi from Claire Denis, Louise Brooks via Downton Abbey and more in cinemas this week.

Reviews: News of the real world in ‘The Jungle’ and ‘N—aroo’

The Curran is transformed into a notorious refugee camp, while a performance at the Exit explores the contemporary Black-white divide.