Theater

‘Groundhog Day the Musical’ rants more than enchants

Stage show lacks sweet tone of filmic source material

Dickens fair hosts Father Christmas and much more

Victorian England comes to life at Cow Palace in 20th anniversary festivities

PigPen Theatre charms with ‘Tale of Despereaux’

Funny, musical fairy tale onstage at Berkeley Rep

Bay Area Musicals stages thoroughly entertaining ‘Gypsy’

Troupe kicks off fifth season with solid cast in classic show biz tale

‘Triptych of hell’ inspires ‘Atomic Clown’

Sara Moore details bad spell in funny semi-autobiographical play

ACT’s ‘Testmatch’ takes on cricket, colonialism

Political messages are clear in amusing century-spanning premiere

Tony winner LaChanze is ‘Feeling Good’

Broadway star makes SF Bay Area Cabaret debut

Madonna’s Madame X comes alive, rises

Pop diva takes control in ‘intimate’ Golden Gate Theatre

Erik Preminger shares intimate details with ‘Gypsy’ cast

Famed stripper’s son visits with Bay Area Musicals as it preps to open hit show

Lenora Lee dancers get under cancer survivors’ skin

Powerful multimedia premiere at Dance Mission tells personal stories

‘Stomp’ tromps on

Fun, percussive dance extravaganza returns to The City

‘Daughters’ a light look at SF’s lesbians through decades

Patricia Cotter’s premiere tackles complex issues with humor

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