Theater

Gina Harris dreams up a musical memoir

Singer’s show stems from efforts to find comfort after her parents’ deaths

 

Magic Theatre’s ‘Lady’ fascinates

Lloyd Suh premiere details journey of first Chinese woman in U.S.

 

Lead actors light up African-American Shakes’ ‘Othello’

Modern-dress version of tragedy is engrossing, electrifying

 

Tunes flow freely in ‘Mark Twain’s River of Song’

But TheatreWorks show could add focus on great writer’s words

Effects of racism play out in ‘White Noise’

Berkeley Rep stages local premiere of Suzan-Lori Parks’ latest

‘This Side of Crazy’ needs tightening

NCTC premieres Del Shores’ less sordid, too long saga

‘Dance Nation’ goes all out with teen angst

Actors strong in San Francisco Playhouse show

Union Square discount ticket booth to close

Tix Bay Area continues full-service offerings online

ACT stages top production of ‘Top Girls’

Caryl Churchill’s modern classic a strong season opener

Cutting Ball reimagines ‘Miss Julie’ with panache

‘Free For All’ cleverly updates Strindberg classsic

Zany antics spoil ‘Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man’

foolsFURY show unsuccessfully mixes comedy and tragedy

Actors take charge in Cal Shakes’ ‘Macbeth’

Tragedy boasts strong ensemble, innovative set design

‘Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ a vivid, cautionary tale

Word for Word brings Coleridge’s epic poem to life

Tension missing in Berkeley Rep’s ‘Great Wave’

U.S. premiere of political drama falls flat

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

Production offers new take on 1982 award-winner

Disparate stories don’t connect in ‘Inked Baby’

Crowded Fire production could go deeper

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