Stories about Theatre

Silenced in place? SF’s resilient music scene faces its latest obstacle

COVID froze tours, shuttered venues, shelved releases, and canceled festivals. Local bands do their best to carry on.

Arts Forecast: Apocalypse… but make it fashion!

The arts community is putting on a damn good face in this catastrophe, from floral masks to streaming Shakespeare and more.

Howdy, neighbor! Storied: San Francisco podcast bridges divide

Lively tales about fellow city dwellers are just the ticket for our isolating moment.

In ‘Please Don’t Eat the Mangos,’ this Mami has secrets

Stage favorite Wilma Bonet on playing the matriarch of a Puerto Rican family during a hurricane in the Magic's new play.

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, and BenDeLaCreme send up 1992 camp classic 'Death Becomes Her' in a dragstravaganza.

Review: Sketch comedy legends Culture Clash return—with big tío energy

The pioneering performance trio's provocations feel comforting, but still pack a poignant wallop at Berkeley Rep.

The wonder-chops of Thundercat

The LA bass wiz blends smooth pop sounds with deep knowledge and wry humor. Catch him at Fox Theatre, Fri/6.

These film revivals prove SF is still a place for movie lovers

Kirk Douglas, Fellini, and American Zoetrope retrospectives, Jesus Christ Superstar, punk videos, and more this week

’80s troubadour Colin Hay is still a man at work

From 'Who Can It Be Now?' and Ringo Starr to a new album and fundraising for Australian wildfire relief, the singer carries on.

John Cameron Mitchell and the origin of ‘Anthem Homunculus’

The 'Hedwig' creator's star-studded podcast sweeps into town for a marathon listening party. (Laurie Anderson plays a tumor.)