Category: Theater

Calming holiday journey in ‘A Noh Christmas Carol’

In Theatre of Yugen’s entrancing and enchanting “A Noh Christmas Carol,” it’s not Scrooge, but Sukurooji, who undergoes the dramatic…

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‘Evan Hansen’ boldly takes on digital age disconnection

The turn-off-your-cellphone announcement at the beginning of the national tour of “Dear Evan Hansen” at the Curran theater in San…

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TheatreWorks’ ‘Tuck Everlasting’ warms the heart

For the holidays, TheatreWorks’ offers a handsome production of “Tuck Everlasting,” which will warm, or maybe even break, your heart.…

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Undead resemble people in ‘Vampire Christmas’

Vampires have issues, too. In Stuart Bousel and Allison Page’s new holiday comedy “Vampire Christmas” at Exit Theatre, we find…

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Nilaja Sun is dazzling as everyone on ‘Pike St.’

A contorted character, not speaking, with eyes closed and arms crossed over her chest, sits onstage as patrons enter Berkeley…

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History comes alive in magical S.F. Ghost Hunt

Actor, magician, storyteller extraordinaire Christian Cagigal, owner-operator of the 20-year-old San Francisco Ghost Hunt, is in a top hat and…

3 weeks ago

Flashy stunts, sketchy story in Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Volta’

At the outset of “Volta,” the Cirque du Soleil show now under the big top in San Francisco, a lively…

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Wild, wonderful women take charge in ACT’s ‘Men on Boats’

The high points of history have always tended to feature men – which makes “Men on Boats” such an unexpected…

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