San Francisco Theatre + Broadway News

 Jump to City/Region:
HOT BROADWAY NEWS

Breaking News: Joan Rivers Being Brought Out of ComaBreaking News: Joan Rivers Being Brought Out of Coma
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


Broadway Vet Victoria Mallory Dies at 64Broadway Vet Victoria Mallory Dies at 64
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough CallJoan Rivers Remains on Life Support; Family to Make Tough Call
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


Jason Mraz & Sara Bareilles Duet On Carole King's 'Beautiful' At PantagesJason Mraz & Sara Bareilles Duet On Carole King's 'Beautiful' At Pantages
Posted: Aug. 29, 2014


GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?GLEE's Lea Michele Joining AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW?
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


Breaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour LaunchBreaking: Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour Launch
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


UPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery ScareUPDATE: Joan Rivers 'Resting Comfortably' After Surgery Scare
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


New Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODSNew Production Photo Of Meryl Streep In INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Ryan Murphy On New GLEE Ending Planned As A Result Of Cory Monteith's DeathRyan Murphy On New GLEE Ending Planned As A Result Of Cory Monteith's Death
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'STAGE TUBE: Watch New Music Video for Julian Velard's 'No One's Getting Married Tonight'
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


Photo Flash: New HEDWIG Finale Photo of Andrew Rannells Revealed!Photo Flash: New HEDWIG Finale Photo of Andrew Rannells Revealed!
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


Meryl Streep & Billy Magnussen Behind The Scenes Of INTO THE WOODSMeryl Streep & Billy Magnussen Behind The Scenes Of INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


VIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Fans on TODAY SHOWVIDEO: Ariana Grande Surprises Fans on TODAY SHOW
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Update: South Williamsport High School Principal Talks Canceled SPAMALOT, Gay, 'Controversial' ThemesUpdate: South Williamsport High School Principal Talks Canceled SPAMALOT, Gay, 'Controversial' Themes
Posted: Aug. 31, 2014


Lindsay Lohan Shares SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsal PhotosLindsay Lohan Shares SPEED-THE-PLOW Rehearsal Photos
Posted: Aug. 30, 2014


VIDEO: Adam Lambert, Lady Gaga Duet to QueenVIDEO: Adam Lambert, Lady Gaga Duet to Queen
Posted: Aug. 27, 2014


The Story Of 'Let It Go' From Disney's THE STORY OF FROZEN, Airing 9/2The Story Of 'Let It Go' From Disney's THE STORY OF FROZEN, Airing 9/2
Posted: Sep. 1, 2014


IT'S ONLY A PLAY, Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, Begins Previews Tonight; Student Rush Policy AnnouncedIT'S ONLY A PLAY, Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, Begins Previews Tonight; Student Rush Policy Announced
Posted: Aug. 28, 2014


Tim Bagley Replaces Roger Bart in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko This MonthTim Bagley Replaces Roger Bart in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko This Month
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(9/2/2014) - Due to a scheduling conflict, Roger Bart will no longer be performing in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at Feinstein's at the Nikko on September 20 & 21. Acclaimed character actor, Tim Bagley ("Will and Grace," "Monk," "Knocked Up," "Web Therapy"), will be joining the cast.


WICKED Breaks Box Office Records at Center for the Performing ArtsWICKED Breaks Box Office Records at Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(9/2/2014) - The South Bay premiere of Broadway's biggest blockbuster, WICKED, has broken the box office record at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts grossing $1,516,245 during the first week of a three-week engagement. This tops the previous record set by JERSEY BOYS one month prior. The phenomenon made its South Bay premiere on Wednesday, August 27. Performances of WICKED continue through Sunday, September 14. Seats for most performances are still available for the remainder of the run by visiting broadwaysanjose.com. For additional information or a complete schedule of performance dates and times, visit broadwaysanjose.com.


BWW Reviews: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Brings Tradition to MercedBWW Reviews: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Brings Tradition to Merced
by Harmony Wheeler (San Francisco)

(9/1/2014) - Great theatre is tradition in Merced, where Playhouse Merced just opened its 2014-2015 season with "Fiddler on the Roof," now in its 50th Anniversary. The classical musical has become a tradition of its own in theatres across the world.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31
by (San Francisco)

(8/31/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 31, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 31
by (San Francisco)

(8/31/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 31, 2014.


Craig Jessup Sings THE GLORY OF LOVE, 9/19Craig Jessup Sings THE GLORY OF LOVE, 9/19
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/31/2014) - Acclaimed Bay Area crooner Craig Jessup returns to the concert stage with another collection of classics from the Great American Songbook on September 19 at 8pm at 142 Throckmorton Theatre (142 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley).


Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 8/31/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 8/31/2014
by BWW (San Francisco)

(8/31/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/31/2014 for San Francisco


foolsFURY to Present FAULTED, 11/14-12/7foolsFURY to Present FAULTED, 11/14-12/7
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/29/2014) - Following the success of the fifth FURY Factory festival of ensemble theater, foolsFURY is proud to announce the world premiere of Faulted, a play written by Angela Santillo and directed by Evren Odcikin. Faulted is an ode to California in all its mysterious, tectonic, plate-shifting contradictions. Epic and romance, vegan and carnivore, West side and Central Valley combine under the sign of the next 'Big One,' just looming under the horizon. Faulted opens in previews Friday, November 14 at the Thick House in San Francisco, and runs for three weeks through December 7.


HMB Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Begins TonightHMB Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/29/2014) - In their third season, the Half Moon Bay Shakespeare Company will present William Shakespeare's beloved comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Opening Labor Day weekend, the company has moved to downtown Half Moon Bay and will present the play in John L. Carter Memorial Park, located just north of the historic and controversial bridge on Main Street. 'The park is a perfect location for outdoor theatre and since the inception of the company, we have wanted to use it for our productions.' said Company Artistic Director and director of the play, Robert Pickett. 'We felt Midsummer would be the best show to open in the park because of the redwood trees and forest setting. The park is a perfect amphitheatre and set far enough away from the street.'


5th Annual VALLEY'S GOT TALENT Set for Gallo Center This Weekend5th Annual VALLEY'S GOT TALENT Set for Gallo Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/29/2014) - Valley's Got Talent, the popular community talent contest that debuted in 2010 as a fundraiser benefiting the non-profit Gallo Center for the Arts, and serves as showcase for a wide array of talent from throughout the region, returns to the performing arts venue for its fifth anniversary edition tonight and Saturday, August 29-30. Both shows begin at 7 pm.


LOVE IS..., HELLO, YELLOW BRICK ROAD and More Highlight Season 37 at San Francisco Gay Men's ChorusLOVE IS..., HELLO, YELLOW BRICK ROAD and More Highlight Season 37 at San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/28/2014) - Today, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the lineup for their 37th season, Journey. Featuring three seasonal concerts with the 250 men of the chorus, Journey includes the festive seasonal show Home For the Holidays at the Nourse Theater on December 12 and 13, 2014; a fearless performance of new commissioned works in Love is... at Davies Symphony Hall on April 1 and 2, 2015; and a celebration of the fabulous music of Sir Elton John in Hello, Yellow Brick Road at Nourse Theatre, June 24 - 26, 2015. Beginning with the annual kick-off preview event, Crescendo at the Four Seasons Hotel on Sunday, September 28, the new season will also commemorate the 25th anniversary performance of Home for the Holidays at the Castro Theatre with three performances on December 24, 2014. In addition, SFGMC will take their legendary holiday performance to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa on December 6 and Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz on December 7.


Transcendence Theatre Company Hosts Community Projects to Benefit Grieving Children, Alzheimer's Patients, and TeensTranscendence Theatre Company Hosts Community Projects to Benefit Grieving Children, Alzheimer's Patients, and Teens
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/28/2014) - The Transcendence Theatre Company is not only wowing audiences in Jack London State Historic Park but also has a made a commitment to work with the local community. Amy Miller, Artistic Director stated, "We commit to building our company from the fabric of our community. Through programs of service, we look to inspire both on and off stage as we maintain a profound relationship between audience and artist."


Hodges & Hodges Set the Stage for Hillbarn Theatre's FUNNY GIRL, Aug. 28 - Sep. 21Hodges & Hodges Set the Stage for Hillbarn Theatre's FUNNY GIRL, Aug. 28 - Sep. 21
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges (San Francisco)

(8/28/2014) - Get ready for Hillbarn Theatre's production of Funny Girl, playing August 28 - September 21. Based on the real life story of famous Vaudeville star Fanny Bryce, Funny Girl is a Broadway classic that you're going to want to see on stage! It originally starred Barbra Streisand in both the stage and film version, garnering the actress an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Actress, among many other awards and nominations. Although the movie and musical have some major differences, the stage production is bound to bring the same laughs and chutzpa as the original. Nominated for eight Tony Awards, this is a must-see musical.


WONDER OF THE WORLD Opens Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2014-15 Season TonightWONDER OF THE WORLD Opens Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2014-15 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/28/2014) - The Douglas Morrisson Theatre opens its 35th Season with the comedy 'Wonder of the World' by David Lindsay-Abaire. Directed by Dale Albright, 'Wonder of the World' is a wild and wacky tale of one woman's quest for happiness and self-fulfillment.


Hillbarn Theatre Kicks Off 2014-15 Season with FUNNY GIRL TonightHillbarn Theatre Kicks Off 2014-15 Season with FUNNY GIRL Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/28/2014) - Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier community theatre company, kicks off its 2014-15 season opener with one of Broadway's musical theatre cornerstones, Funny Girl.


San Jose Rep Kicks Off 2014-15 Season With World Premiere of THE 12 TonightSan Jose Rep Kicks Off 2014-15 Season With World Premiere of THE 12 Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/28/2014) - San Jose Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2014-2015 season, with two world premieres, a mix of new work and reimagined classics and larger than life characters sizzling with international flair for a theatrical journey that spans more than 2,000 years, multiple continents and spectacularly diverse music.


Ross Valley Players to Kick Off 85th Season With THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY, 9/11Ross Valley Players to Kick Off 85th Season With THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY, 9/11
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/27/2014) - Ross Valley Players opens their 2014 - 2015 season which celebrates their 85th anniversary with the madcap comedy, The Fox on the Fairway, a hilarious farce by the incomparable Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo).


City Lights Theatre Company Begins 2014/15 Season With ART, 09/18-10/19City Lights Theatre Company Begins 2014/15 Season With ART, 09/18-10/19
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/27/2014) - The City Lights Theatre Company will be beginning its 2014/15 season with Yasmina Reza's 'Art,' followed by 'Build,' 'Exit, Pursued By A Bear,' 'West Side Story', and more.


Spreckels Theatre Company to Present NEXT TO NORMAL, GUYS AND DOLLS & More this Fall, WinterSpreckels Theatre Company to Present NEXT TO NORMAL, GUYS AND DOLLS & More this Fall, Winter
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(8/27/2014) - Spreckels Theatre Company, located in Rohnert Park, Calif., has announced its theatrical presentations for the 2014 fall and winter season.




 
🔀SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS
"Romeo and Juliet"
(Runs 7/26 - 9/28)
Motown the Musical in San FranciscoMotown the Musical
(Runs 8/15 - 9/28)
Pippin in San FranciscoPippin
(Runs 9/23 - 10/19)
Kinky Boots in San FranciscoKinky Boots
(Runs 12/2 - 12/28)
Newsies The Musical in San FranciscoNewsies The Musical
(Runs 2/17 - 3/15)

View All | Add Show | Auditions

Message Board

BWW BLOGS