Robert Sokol

Most shows not going on in Bay Area and beyond

Some local troupes offering live-streaming alternatives

Keala Settle lives the greatest showman’s rule

Singer overcomes fears with success of ‘This Is Me’

Comedy, tragedy and lived experience explode in ‘Gloria’

Playwright Jacobs-Jenkins asks pointed questions about telling, and owning, stories

Soak up some fun at ‘The SpongeBob Musical’

Cartoon comes to life onstage with great cast, design, tunes

Senior scientists reunite post-nuclear disaster in ‘The Children’

Aurora stages West Coast premiere of Lucy Kirkwood’s drama about love and responsibility

Edwardian Ball welcomes guests of all stripes

At 20 years, epoch bash is wild, warm and welcoming

Tony winner LaChanze is ‘Feeling Good’

Broadway star makes SF Bay Area Cabaret debut

‘This Side of Crazy’ needs tightening

NCTC premieres Del Shores’ less sordid, too long saga

ACT’s ‘Top Girls’ leads local Caryl Churchill revival

Production offers new take on 1982 award-winner

Tovah Feldshuh brings Leona Helmsley to life

‘Walking Dead’ actress previews musical about Queen of Mean

‘Caroline’ needs change

Ambitious Ray of Light production suffers from sound challenges

‘Great Wave’ playwright wants to wash away stereotypes

Francis Turnly’s drama touches on Japanese, North Korean relations

Sumptuous ‘Anastasia’ retells historical myth

National tour boasts great sets and supporting characters

New musical ‘Guppy’ bravely swims upstream

A Theatre Near U performers show spirit

African-American Shakespeare Co. sharpens Macbeth’s dagger

Modern translation of classic tragedy resonates

Sweet, loving words spoken in ‘Language Archive’

TheatreWorks mines comedy in quirky Julia Cho script

TheatreWorks wins Tony, opens Rajiv Joseph’s ‘Archduke”

South Bay troupe celebrates 50 years with regional award, premiere

‘Kiss My Aztec’ turns the historical hysterical

Berkeley Rep Mesoamerica-set premiere cheerily takes on colonialism

ACT’s ‘Rhinoceros’ director doesn’t strive for creature comforts

Frank Galati calls Ionesco classic ‘a philosophical romp’

Burlingame native mothers all Caroles equally in ‘Beautiful’

Suzanne Grodner enjoys long run in tour of popular 1960s-set musical