Theater

‘Circular’ confusingly mixes myth, modern-day issues

Worthy themes in Alter Theater premiere don’t register

‘Action Hero’ could use more action

Actors stranded in Theatre Rhino’s idea-packed comedy

Cutting Ball Theater reprises ‘Bald Soprano’ with hilarity

Actors shine in Eugene Ionesco’s absurdist classic

TheatreWorks wins Tony, opens Rajiv Joseph’s ‘Archduke”

South Bay troupe celebrates 50 years with regional award, premiere

‘Kiss My Aztec’ turns the historical hysterical

Berkeley Rep Mesoamerica-set premiere cheerily takes on colonialism

ACT’s ‘Rhinoceros’ lively and timely

Ionesco’s absurdist classic relevant in 21st century

ACT’s ‘Rhinoceros’ director doesn’t strive for creature comforts

Frank Galati calls Ionesco classic ‘a philosophical romp’

Matt Doyle makes a homecoming cabaret debut

B’way star pulls out Huey Lewis tunes from ‘Heart of Rock & Roll’

Carole King is king in ‘Beautiful’ on tour

Delightful musical tells story behind 1960s hits

Burlingame native mothers all Caroles equally in ‘Beautiful’

Suzanne Grodner enjoys long run in tour of popular 1960s-set musical

Eth-Noh-Tec’s Nancy Wang previews ‘Shadows & Secrets’

Storyteller searches for truth behind grandfather’s death in SFIAF presentation

‘American Psycho’ the musical stands tall in shallow ground

Ray of Light production is a guilty pleasure and thrill-ride

International artists take over Fort Mason

Theater, dance, music, spoken-word performers explore ‘path to democracy’

Melissa Errico celebrates a Legrand night for singing

Broadway vocalist, composer were ‘friends and conspirators’

Movies and more in Max 2019: A Space Festival

Art, science merge in entertaining, educational programs

Stephen J. Dubner brings ‘Freakonomics Radio Live!’ to The City

Podcaster revamps popular program for the stage

  • May 12, 2019

Realism and superheroes don’t jibe in ‘Supremacy’

Playwright Jason Mendez tackles too much in Exit Theatre premiere

‘Life Sucks’ amusingly updates ‘Uncle Vanya’

Custom Made takes playful approach with Aaron Posner’s adaptation