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Josh Costello has been named artistic director of Aurora Theatre Company.  (Courtesy Scot Goodman)

Changes continue in Bay Area theater artistic leadership

The latest artistic director to be hired at a local theater, amid…

 

Martha Brigham, left, and Grace Ng play distraught high-schoolers in “Dry Land.” (Courtesy Ben Krantz Studios)

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

Unwanted pregnancy, confused sexuality, the yearning for a sense of belonging and…

 

Elissa Beth Stebbins is excellent as the title characters in Cutting Ball’s production of “The Mineola Twins.” (Courtesy Liz Olson)

Cutting Ball boosts the comedy in ‘Mineola Twins’

Usually, a farce -- that light comic genre with an improbable plot,…

 

Maria Giere Marquis, front, plays the troubled protagonist in The Breadbox’s “The Awakening,” with a cast including, from left, Robin Gabrielli, Genevieve Perdue, Elliot Lieberman, Kirsten Peacock and Justin Gillman. (Courtesy Rebecca Hodges Photography)

Heroine in ‘Awakening’ adaptation is hard to handle

Toward the end of “The Awakening,” The Breadbox’s world-premiere adaptation, by Oren…

Maria Giere Marquis, front, plays the troubled protagonist in The Breadbox’s “The Awakening,” with a cast including, from left, Robin Gabrielli, Genevieve Perdue, Elliot Lieberman, Kirsten Peacock and Justin Gillman. (Courtesy Rebecca Hodges Photography)