Josh Costello

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…

 

From left, Teddy Spencer, Lisa Anne Porter, Elizabeth Carter, Rolf Saxon and Charisse Loriaux appear in Jonathan Spector’s “Eureka Day,” an Aurora Theatre Company premiere. (Courtesy David Allen)

‘Eureka Day’ cleverly balances comedy, tragedy and political correctness

There’s a scene toward the end of the first act in local…

 

From left, Julian Lopez-Morilla, Patrick Kelly Jones, Khalia Davis and Kenny Toll are funny in Aurora Theatre Company’s Bay Area premiere of “The Heir Apparent." (Courtesy David Allen)

Aurora’s ‘Heir Apparent’ is wacky and witty

Somewhere in the second act of “The Heir Apparent” -- David Ives’…

 

From left, Luisa Frasconi, Jeff Garrett, Patrick Kelly Jones and Amy Resnick play neighbors getting to know each other in Aurora Theatre Co.’s local premiere of “Detroit.” (Courtesy David Allen)

Backyard barbecue goes wild in ‘Detroit’

Like the old guy who appears as a minor character at the…

From left, Luisa Frasconi, Jeff Garrett, Patrick Kelly Jones and Amy Resnick play neighbors getting to know each other in Aurora Theatre Co.’s local premiere of “Detroit.” (Courtesy David Allen)