Theater

‘The Flick’ takes a tender look at movie house workers

Shotgun Players stage engaging production of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize winner

Fall 2019 Arts Preview: Theater

Classic and contemporary stories come to stages across the Bay

Slapstick heaven in TheatreWorks’ ‘39 Steps’

Quartet of actors awe in fast-paced comedy

‘House of Joy’ a rich fairy tale set in imperial India

Madhuri Shekar tells complex story in Cal Shakes premiere

‘Play That Goes Wrong’ downright hilarious

Actors, crew display talent, bravery

‘Cry It Out’ addresses new mother work-life balance

Molly Smith Metzler’s humorous play could dig deeper

‘Roan @ The Gates’ looks at whistleblower’s dilemma

Yet drama’s missing in Central Works’ production of Christina Gorman play

New musical ‘Guppy’ bravely swims upstream

A Theatre Near U performers show spirit

African-American Shakespeare Co. sharpens Macbeth’s dagger

Modern translation of classic tragedy resonates

Sweet, loving words spoken in ‘Language Archive’

TheatreWorks mines comedy in quirky Julia Cho script

Bay Area Musicals stages buoyant ‘Hairspray’

Show has catchy tunes, fun dancing, social statement

Brechtian morality tale goes down well at Cal Shakes

Comic talent abounds in ‘Good Person of Szechwan’

SF Playhouse’s ‘Cabaret’ dazzling and timely

Nationalistic numbers reflect today’s America

SF Mime Troupe takes witty trip to Treasure Island

Environmental issues abound in fun political comedy

SF Mime Troupe goes to Treasure Island for 60th anniversary

Social justice remains theater group’s primary focus

Michael Patrick Gaffney is a hilarious ‘Cater Waiter’

Performer a tour de force in delightful one-man show

  • Jun 27, 2019

‘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