Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2013-14 season with A Streetcar Named Desire byTennessee Williams, directed by Mark Rucker, September 20-October 12 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, September 26. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2011-12 season with ENDGAME and PLAY-two landmark one-act plays by modernist master Samuel Beckett, directed by A.C.T. artistic director Carey Perloff.
One of Beckett's most rarely performed works, PLAY, is the abstract tale of two women and one man encased in identical funeral urns as they obsess over an affair that ended unhappily for all. This production of Beckett plays performs a limited run May 9-June 3, 2012. Check out production shots below! (more...)
This year's Critics Circle Awards, sponsored by Actor's Equity Association, today announced is nominees for excellence in San Francisco Bay area theater. Berkeley Rep's production of American Idiot, which played in the fall of 2009, leads with 12 nominations and will open on Broadway this spring. (more...)
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announces the final show of its 2008-09 season: Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo, staged by acclaimed director Rebecca Bayla Taichman (world premieres of Theresa Rebeck's The Scene and Mauritius and Sarah Ruhl's Dead Man's Cell Phone). This new spellbinder by the master playwright who also penned Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and A.C.T.'s The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, is a meticulously calibrated and dangerously brutal
look at relationships intimate and unexpected. The story opens with Peter, a tweedy book editor, and his wife, Ann, whose everyday conversation takes an unexpected turn into dangerously personal territory. It's the kind of conversation that can drive a husband out for a walk-to Central Park, where Jerry, a desperate outcast, awaits. An unforgettable pairing of Albee's original The Zoo Story with a freshly penned prequel, At Home at the Zoo (formerly titled Peter and Jerry) bares its teeth to threaten the delicately balanced world its characters inhabit. Artistic Director Carey Perloff has put together an all-star artistic team on this production, featuring Tony Award-nominated actor Manoel Felciano (Ragtime at The Kennedy Center, A.C.T.'s Rock 'n' Roll, and Sweeney Todd on Broadway) as Jerry and scenic designer Robert Brill, who received a Tony Award nomination
last week for his work on Guys and Dolls on Broadway. Hailed by critics as 'a thoroughly satisfying package of jagged-edged provocation' (Newsday) and 'an essential and heartening experience'
(The New York Times), Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo plays at A.C.T. June 5-July 5, 2009. Opening night is Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at 8 p.m. Tickets-starting at $14-are available by calling A.C.T. Ticket Services at 415.749.2228, or at www.act-sf.org. (more...)
Representing the print and electronic media, 21 members of the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle announced the winners of 36 drama awards and 31 musical awards from 243 nominated actors, designers, productions, and more reviewed in 2007. Over 400 productions were seen in 2007 by Circle critics reviewing theatre from San Jose to Santa Rosa, San Francisco to Concord. (more...)
Yale Repertory Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance. Directed by James Bundy, A Woman of No Importance begins performances on Friday, March 21 and will play through Saturday, April 12 at Yale Repertory Theatre; Opening Night is March 27 (more...)
American Conservatory Theater (ACT) presents N. Richard Nash's classic western romance The Rainmaker; directed by the esteemed Mark Rucker. The Rainmaker will play ACT October 25 through November 25. Press night is Tuesday, October 30, at 8PM. Tickets - starting at $14 - are now available.
ACT and Magic Theatre celebrate their 40th anniversary seasons by teaming for their first-ever co-production: the West Coast premiere of ACT Artistic Director Carey Perloff's 'Luminescence Dating,' running Nov. 29 through Dec. 23 at the Magic Theatre, directed by veteran theatrical director Mark Rucker. (more...)