Category: Theater

‘Good. Better. Best. Bested.’ a wild and whimsical Las Vegas-set comedy

Don’t worry about the awkward title. Jonathan Spector’s “Good. Better. Best. Bested.,” developed in his own Berkeley company Just Theater…

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Barry Eitel’s ‘Champagne’ takes on tech

Bay Area playwright Barry Eitel isn’t impressed by tech giants. To some, Tesla’s Elon Musk, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and even…

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TheatreWorks’ ‘Finks’ winks at history but blinks at drama

Given the feckless state of current congressional committees, a look back into the actual witch hunt of the House Un-American…

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‘A Lesson from Aloes’ an ultimately affecting look at racism

In white South African playwright Athol Fugard’s 1979 three-hander “A Lesson from Aloes” onstage at Z Below in The City,…

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‘The Humans’ foibles are all in the family

The humans who comprise the loving, rambunctious Irish-American Blake family in playwright Stephen Karam’s “The Humans,” the 2016 Tony Award…

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Theatre Rhino costume crew dazzles in ‘Priscilla’

The program for Theatre Rhino’s “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert The Musical,” onstage at the Gateway Theatre in The City,…

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Over-the-top teen angst in Shotgun Players’ ‘Dry Land’

Unwanted pregnancy, confused sexuality, the yearning for a sense of belonging and identity and love -- all can be part…

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Everything’s alright with Ray of Light’s ‘Superstar’

Among the very first Tim Rice lyrics sung by Judas in “Jesus Christ Superstar” are: “My mind is clearer now,”…

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