SF Playhouse

Adult characters fare best in SF Playhouse’s ‘1 2 3’

The kids are not all right in East Coast playwright Lila Rose…

 

SF Playhouse’s ‘Tree’ a blossoming family drama

The tangled roots of one American family run deep in the new…

 

Drama builds in SF Playhouse’s ‘From Red to Black’

Why would an “average white guy from suburbia” have been on a…

 

January 28: 'Jerusalem' and other SF events

Who’s in town Comedian Mike Birbiglia performs “Thank God for Jokes” in…

SF Playhouse produces epic ‘Jerusalem’

“Big” and “mythic” is how San Francisco Playhouse co-founder Bill English describes…

Faith, politics fuel ‘Storefront Church’

For the past decade, playwright John Patrick Shanley has devoted himself to…

SF Playhouse presents provocative ‘Ideation’

Since the staged reading of “Ideation” at the prestigious Bay Area Playwrights…

‘Abigail’s Party’ swings with satire, bad manners

The booze flows freely in “Abigail’s Party.” So do the barbs, in…

The play’s the thing

The Bay Area theater scene doesn’t rest in summer — on the…

'Reasons to be Pretty’ a sad and funny look at relationships

In a society as beauty-obsessed as ours, the fairly simple story that…

Neil LaBute pushes buttons with ‘Reasons To Be Pretty’

Playwright Neil LaBute continues to address the question: Why are positive character…

Addicts face moral issues in funny ‘Motherf**ker’

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ comedy-drama “The Motherf**ker with the Hat” begins so explosively…

Bigger, better digs for SF Playhouse

Challenging as it is for a small nonprofit theater to take a…

SF Playhouse presents new production of ‘My Fair Lady’

Who’s in townDustin Thomason, a Los Angeles-based TV writer and novelist, talks…

Less is more for local production of ‘My Fair Lady’

A big musical in miniature, up close and personal, SF Playhouse’s “My…

‘Reunion’ a provocative look at rape, trauma

From early on in the SF Playhouse production of local playwright Kenn…

'Period of Adjustment' offers wit, wisdom and woe for the holidays

At the beginning of SF Playhouse’s production of Tennessee Williams’ self-described 1960…

‘Honey Brown Eyes’ a gripping view of Bosnian war

In the program for SF Playhouse’s West Coast premiere of “Honey Brown…

The depressed connect in satisfying ‘Tigers Be Still’

The titular tigers — tiger singular, actually — are incidental in hot…

SF Playhouse production 'Wirehead' explores a brave new brain

While an IQ test is required for some careers, “genius” profiling has…