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Weightless, a world-premiere rock opera by The Kilbanes (Bay Area couple Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses) , opens at Z Space in February. [Courtesy Emily Sevin)

Winter 2018 Arts Preview: Theater

The theater season serves up major tours, offbeat experiments, musicals, comedy and…

 

From left, Andre Amarotico, Rosie Hallett and Nancy Shelby have tons of fun in “Smut,” onstage at Z Space. (Courtesy Mel Solomon)

Word for Word’s ‘Smut’ amusingly details a widow’s transformation

A middle-aged widow at a crossroads in her life experiences new and…

 

Stephanie Hunt and Rudy Guerrero are excellent in Word for Word’s stage realization of Colm Tóibín’s short story “Silence.” (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)

Word for Word brings Irish writers’ tales to life

Do go to see Word for Word’s text-verbatim staging of two short…

 

Paul Finocchiaro, left, and Rotimi Agbabiaka appear in “Holiday High Jinx: Bums, Broads and Broadway.” (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)

Word for Word celebrates holidays with literary ‘High Jinx’

It’s been awhile since San Francisco’s Word for Word, the inventive troupe…

Paul Finocchiaro, left, and Rotimi Agbabiaka appear in “Holiday High Jinx: Bums, Broads and Broadway.” (Courtesy Julie Schuchard)
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Word for Word makes magic with Alice Munro

There simply couldn't be a more perfect pairing than Nobel Prize-winning Canadian…

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Anthony Fusco and Sharon Lockwood are superb as brother and sister Vanya and Sonia in Berkeley Repertory Theatre's production of the Tony Award-winning "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike."

Touching tales in 'Friendship'

What's wonderful about Word for Word's latest production, "In Friendship" — an…

Anthony Fusco and Sharon Lockwood are superb as brother and sister Vanya and Sonia in Berkeley Repertory Theatre's production of the Tony Award-winning "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike."
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Word for Word brings Fallon's military stories to life

It’s understandable that the stellar literary theater company Word for Word decided…

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Word for Word brings Fallon’s military stories to life

It’s understandable that the stellar literary theater company Word for Word decided…

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