Tom Ross

San Francisco Symphony’s Michael Tilson Thomas is among many Bay Area arts leaders stepping down in the not-too-distant future. (Courtesy Art Streiber)

Bay Area arts organizations see changes at the top

After years, sometimes decades, of steady leadership, major Bay Area arts organizations…

 

Laura Jane Bailey, left, and Jamie Jones appear in “Luna Gale.” (Courtesy David Allen)

‘Luna Gale’ raises complex questions about parenting

There are no clear heroes or villains in Rebecca Gilman’s “Luna Gale”…

 

From left, Jamie Jones, Rebecca Dines, Devin O’Brien and Laura Jane Bailey are the capable ensemble in Aurora Theatre Company’s local premiere of “Mud Blue Sky.” (Courtesy David Allen)

Flight attendants’ lives come to light in ‘Mud Blue Sky’

It’s not all friendly skies for the women of “Mud Blue Sky.”…

 

Courtesy photoStar turn: Dancer Muriel Maffre — who also co-directed — performs in the extraordinarily collaborative production of “The Soldier’s Tale.”

Stravinsky’s vision realized in poignant ‘The Soldier’s Tale’

Nearly a century after its first performance, “The Soldier’s Tale” remains a…

Courtesy photoStar turn: Dancer Muriel Maffre — who also co-directed — performs in the extraordinarily collaborative production of “The Soldier’s Tale.”
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Berkeley's Aurora stages a special Stravinsky ‘Tale’

Aurora Theatre Company has assembled an exceptional group of local talent —…

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Aurora opens 20th season with excellent Albee

If you didn’t know better, you might think Edward Albee’s “A Delicate…

All’s not well: From left