Category: Theater

Crazy good song and dance in Bay Area Musicals’ ‘Crazy For You’

It’s hard to resist the sequin-studded, toe-tapping cast of Bay Area Musicals’ “Crazy For You.” The entertaining show, which opened…

5 days ago

Bay Area arts organizations see changes at the top

After years, sometimes decades, of steady leadership, major Bay Area arts organizations are undergoing big changes. San Francisco Symphony Music…

7 days ago

Tickets to go on sale Monday as Hamilton returns to SF

The hit play "Hamilton" is returning to San Francisco and tickets go on sale to the public on Monday morning,…

1 month ago

Nothing lands in ‘Miss Saigon’ including the helicopter

Slickly produced and soullessly executed, “Miss Saigon” has constructed her helipad at the Orpheum Theatre. The 43-member cast, including five…

1 month ago

ACT’s ‘Sweat’ compassionately deconstructs American Dream

“Three generations of loyalty to the same company,” says Stan (Rod Gnapp), the level-headed bartender, in the first act of…

1 month ago

‘Red Scare’ at NCTC needs fine tuning

In his opening night speech, Ed Decker, artistic director at New Conservatory Theatre Center, noted that “Red Scare on Sunset”…

2 months ago

‘Sunday in the Park’ colorfully explores meaning of art

Being an artist has never been easy. Consider Georges Seurat, the 19th-century Frenchman who painted the masterpiece “A Sunday Afternoon…

4 months ago

Woodminster’s ‘Oklahoma!’ lights up East Bay hills

Just as the sun set behind the hillside in Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland’s Joaquin Miller Park, Laurey and Curly, strategically…

4 months ago