Stories about Theatre

‘Bel Canto’ director on the unity of different voices

Paul Weitz took on the challenge of filming Ann Patchett's beloved novel, dramatizing the humanity of 'the other.'

Fall Arts aflame! The 50+ best things to do this season

Awesome festivals, fantastic concerts, great movies galore, and more must-see nightlife, dance, and visual arts highlights.

Arts Forecast: Green Thursday, Autumn Moon Fest, Comedy Day

Yuja Wang, Trombone Shorty, Club Foot Orchestra, "Stand Up, Stand Out," "Fury," and more great events on our radar this week.

Arts Forecast: Soundwave’s diverse, reverberating visions

Plus: Fringe Festival, Electronic Music Festival, Bay Area Now, Opera in the Park, Oakland Pride, and more upcoming events

Screen Grabs: Support the Girls, Madeline’s Madeline, The Wife

A strong week for women in cinemas, plus Memoir of War, Wanda, Vertigo, The Happytime Murders, and more.

Arts Forecast: Hemlock Tavern closing, Polk Street Blues Fest, Erasure …

Boris, Brazil in the Gardens, 20th Street Block Party, Sex and the City live, and more great things to do this week.

Screen Grabs: Alice Cooper, Cecil Beaton, Rahsaan Roland Kirk….

A trio of tributes to vastly different personalities. Plus: Miracle Mile, Christopher Robin, Good Manners, and more in cinemas this week

Review: ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ has powerhouse vocals, timely resonance

Bay Area Musicals' latest production is full of verve and tragic parallels to today—even if the songs aren't quite hummable.

Screen Grabs: Dark Money, Generation Wealth, Everything Else

McQueen, a Jacques Becker retrospective, Milford Graves: Full Mantis, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: Jewish Film Fest, Eighth Grade, Blindspotting …

The Cakemaker, a double feature of classic French films starring Andrew Clement, Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti, and more in cinemas this week.