Stories about Thrillpeddlers

Will the Thrillpeddlers meet their doom?

Beloved, scrappy theater troupe must leave their Hypnodrome home in February -- but the end hasn't come just yet.

Thrills and frills

ONSTAGE: Thrillpeddlers' 'Shocktoberfest' scares up fun, NCTC's 'Casa Valentina' whips up frocks and frolic.
48 Hills Shocktoberfest

Sssuper ssscary! ‘Shocktoberfest: Curse of the Cobra’

Thrillpeddlers' 16th annual stage spooktacular  is delightfully silly and gross in equal measure.  By Marke B. ONSTAGE Things really get hilariously gruesome -- and uncomfortable -- in...
48 Hills Big Week: Litquake 2015

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 7-13, 2015

Litquake, Shocktoberfest, Sandcastle Contest, Decompression, Latin Legends, Ocean Beach Fest, Indigenous Powwow, Youngblood Brass Band, more essential events. By Marke B.  BIG WEEK The vast tsunami of...

Club is Hell in Thrillpeddlers’ latest hoot

Hilarious glam rock musical 'Club Inferno' literally drags us through Dante, now through Sept. 12.  By Marke B.  ONSTAGE/PARTY RADAR I've written about debaucherous parties for 20...

‘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...

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...