Tag: Aurora Theatre Co.

A family bears riotous times in empathetic ‘Detroit ‘67’

The sounds of guns and tanks supply a gripping soundtrack for “Detroit ’67.” So do the Motown songs that suffuse…

2 weeks ago

‘Dry Powder’ a chilling look at high finance

At one point in Sarah Burgess’ little gem of a play, “Dry Powder,” I scribbled in my notebook, “What is…

3 months ago

‘Luna Gale’ raises complex questions about parenting

There are no clear heroes or villains in Rebecca Gilman’s “Luna Gale” at Aurora Theatre Company, and sorting out nuances…

1 year ago

No one is really free in dangerous ‘Safe House’

The Kentucky of “Safe House” -- onstage at Aurora Theatre Co. in a West Coast premiere -- is a dangerous…

2 years ago

Aurora begins 25th season with ‘Dear Master’ revival

Twenty-five years ago, a new company emerged on the Bay Area theater scene with a production of “Dear Master” by…

2 years ago

‘How and Why’ explores issues of biology, and much more

Nature and nurture are in conflict in “The How and the Why” -- and not just the central conflict about…

2 years ago

‘Little Erik’ updates Ibsen drama to modern-day S.F.

An unhappy marriage cracks like thin ice on a frozen river in “Little Erik.” Mark Jackson’s new adaptation of Henrik…

3 years ago

‘Monster-Builder’ a raucous romp about art and architecture

There’s a moment in Aurora Theatre Company’s production of “The Monster-Builder” in which the title character – one of the…

3 years ago