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

The sounds of guns and tanks supply a gripping soundtrack for “Detroit…

 

‘Dry Powder’ a chilling look at high finance

At one point in Sarah Burgess’ little gem of a play, “Dry…

 

‘Luna Gale’ raises complex questions about parenting

There are no clear heroes or villains in Rebecca Gilman’s “Luna Gale”…

 

No one is really free in dangerous ‘Safe House’

The Kentucky of “Safe House” -- onstage at Aurora Theatre Co. in…

Aurora begins 25th season with ‘Dear Master’ revival

Twenty-five years ago, a new company emerged on the Bay Area theater…

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

Nature and nurture are in conflict in “The How and the Why”…

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

An unhappy marriage cracks like thin ice on a frozen river in…

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

There’s a moment in Aurora Theatre Company’s production of “The Monster-Builder” in…

Fun and feminism in ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’

Catherine is a successful author, a “sexy scholar” whose provocative views on…

David Mamet’s ‘American Buffalo’ hits hard at Aurora Theatre Co.

Though the harshness and obscenities that characterize David Mamet’s award-winning “American Buffalo”…

Gripping ‘Gidion’s Knot’

A parent-teacher conference might seem an unlikely setting for a serious drama,…

Classic country and more with Nell and Jim’s ‘Down Home Christmas’

Like most musicians, Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally spend a lot of…

'Chad Deity’ adds brain to brawn of pro wrestling

You don’t have to like wrestling to love “The Elaborate Entrance of…

‘Anatol’ a sexy, rollicking 19th-century romp

Anatol is in love with love. The gleam of a woman’s hair,…

Aurora opens 20th season with excellent Albee

If you didn’t know better, you might think Edward Albee’s “A Delicate…

Sensitive songs enrich Aurora’s ‘Eccentricities of a Nightingale’

Tennessee Williams’ best work this is not (there’s some labored, overly metaphorical…

Timely topics, laughs in ‘Speech & Debate’

Juicy, up-to-the-minute themes, humor and vibrant youthfulness characterize “Speech & Debate,” the…