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Matthew Morrison Weds Renee Puente in MauiMatthew Morrison Weds Renee Puente in Maui
Posted: Oct. 19, 2014


UPDATE: NY Medical Examiner's Office Reveals Joan Rivers' Cause of DeathUPDATE: NY Medical Examiner's Office Reveals Joan Rivers' Cause of Death
Posted: Oct. 16, 2014


BroadwayWorld Will Take Part in AT THIS STAGE Expo at the Minskoff Theatre on 10/27BroadwayWorld Will Take Part in AT THIS STAGE Expo at the Minskoff Theatre on 10/27
Posted: Oct. 15, 2014


First Video Promo For PETER PAN LIVE! With Christopher Walken & Allison WilliamsFirst Video Promo For PETER PAN LIVE! With Christopher Walken & Allison Williams
Posted: Oct. 19, 2014


Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: ON THE TOWN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Oct. 16, 2014


Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: Night Two of THE VOICE's Battle Rounds 10/14; Full Results, Reviews, & Pictures!Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: Night Two of THE VOICE's Battle Rounds 10/14; Full Results, Reviews, & Pictures!
Posted: Oct. 14, 2014


VIDEO: Neil Diamond Performs New Single 'Something Blue', 'Cracklin' Rosie' on TONIGHT!VIDEO: Neil Diamond Performs New Single 'Something Blue', 'Cracklin' Rosie' on TONIGHT!
Posted: Oct. 18, 2014


Spoiler Alert! Recap and Review: AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW Creates Conflict, Context in Best Hour YetSpoiler Alert! Recap and Review: AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW Creates Conflict, Context in Best Hour Yet
Posted: Oct. 15, 2014


FIRST LISTEN: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Hosting Oscars, Dream Duet Partner, AHS & More!FIRST LISTEN: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Hosting Oscars, Dream Duet Partner, AHS & More!
Posted: Oct. 17, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Future Valjean? Adam Pascal Sings 'Bring Him Home'STAGE TUBE: Future Valjean? Adam Pascal Sings 'Bring Him Home'
Posted: Oct. 18, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Shia LaBeouf Explains What Led to CABARET ArrestSTAGE TUBE: Shia LaBeouf Explains What Led to CABARET Arrest
Posted: Oct. 14, 2014


VIDEO: Jay Leno Reveals Why He Kept Joan Rivers Off THE TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Jay Leno Reveals Why He Kept Joan Rivers Off THE TONIGHT SHOW
Posted: Oct. 15, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at New ANYTHING GOES National Tour, Opening Tonight in Houston!Photo Flash: First Look at New ANYTHING GOES National Tour, Opening Tonight in Houston!
Posted: Oct. 14, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Josh Young, Erin Mackey and More in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in ChicagoPhoto Flash: First Look at Josh Young, Erin Mackey and More in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago
Posted: Oct. 17, 2014


First Look At Emma Stone In CABARETFirst Look At Emma Stone In CABARET
Posted: Oct. 15, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday BonanzaFLASH FRIDAY: All Hail Dame Angela Lansbury! A Happy Birthday Bonanza
Posted: Oct. 17, 2014


Breaking News: HERE LIES LOVE to Dance Its Last NYC Disco in JanuaryBreaking News: HERE LIES LOVE to Dance Its Last NYC Disco in January
Posted: Oct. 17, 2014


VIDEO: Bradley Cooper Talks Broadway's THE ELEPHANT MAN; Plays Egg Russian Roulette on 'Tonight'VIDEO: Bradley Cooper Talks Broadway's THE ELEPHANT MAN; Plays Egg Russian Roulette on 'Tonight'
Posted: Oct. 18, 2014


YouTube Star Chester See to Make Broadway Debut in ROCK OF AGESYouTube Star Chester See to Make Broadway Debut in ROCK OF AGES
Posted: Oct. 14, 2014


VIDEO: Janel Parrish Performs Sexy Burlesque Number on Last Night's DWTSVIDEO: Janel Parrish Performs Sexy Burlesque Number on Last Night's DWTS
Posted: Oct. 14, 2014


A.C.T. to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/5-28A.C.T. to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/5-28
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/20/2014) - Featuring a lively cast of dozens, delightful music, gorgeous costumes, and those deliciously spooky ghosts, the Bay Area's favorite holiday tradition returns with American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s celebrated production of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 19Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 19
by (San Francisco)

(10/19/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 19, 2014.


Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 10/19/2014
by BWW (San Francisco)

(10/19/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/19/2014 for San Francisco


BWW Reviews: Say a Happy Hello to BYE BYE BIRDIE in Walnut CreekBWW Reviews: Say a Happy Hello to BYE BYE BIRDIE in Walnut Creek
by Harmony Wheeler (San Francisco)

(10/19/2014) - Contra Costa Musical Theatre knows how to put on a happy face. You will, too, after two and a half hours of living with Bye, Bye Birdie. Inspired by the likes of Elvis Presley, Ed Sullivan and the bright colors and square designs of the 1950's, CCMT's production features its usual high-tech scenic design and familiar faces in lead roles.


Cinnabar Presents DRIVING MISS DAISY Today, Thru 11/02Cinnabar Presents DRIVING MISS DAISY Today, Thru 11/02
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/18/2014) - Cinnabar opens its next production: Driving Miss Daisy runs, tonight at Sonoma County's beloved professional theater through November 2.


San Francisco Opera Presents Puccini's TOSCA, October 23-November 8San Francisco Opera Presents Puccini's TOSCA, October 23-November 8
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/18/2014) - San Francisco Opera presents Puccini's Tosca in five performances October 23-November 8. Italian maestro Riccardo Frizza conducts Puccini's masterful melodrama in which a great singer, a rebellious painter and a corrupt police chief engage in a deadly test of wills.


Natalie Buster to Make Bay Area Debut in 'Divas' Today, Thru 10/26Natalie Buster to Make Bay Area Debut in 'Divas' Today, Thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/18/2014) - Natalie Buster (42nd Street, Sessions, Footloose, Checking In) will be making her Bay Area debut October 18th with Esses Productions' cabaret tribute: Broadway Divas, Volume One.


The LitCrawl 2014 Presents WORD PERFORMANCES at the Incline Gallery TonightThe LitCrawl 2014 Presents WORD PERFORMANCES at the Incline Gallery Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/18/2014) - Word Performances will be part of the Lit Crawl 2014 tonight, October 18th in Phase 2 at 7:15pm-8:15pm, at the Incline Gallery at 766 Valencia b/t 18th and 19th St.


Feinstein's at the Nikko Welcomes Pink Martini's Storm Large This WeekendFeinstein's at the Nikko Welcomes Pink Martini's Storm Large This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/18/2014) - Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are proud to welcome Storm Large of Pink Martini fame to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only -- tonight, October 18 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, October 19 (7 p.m.). Storm Large reunites with her loyal and fearless band, Le Bonheur, for a new record that captures their unique energy.


Central Works Closes Season with RECIPE, Opening TonightCentral Works Closes Season with RECIPE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/18/2014) - Central Works concludes the 2014 season with 'Recipe,' a funny new work by Michael Gene Sullivan, opening with a press night tonight, October 18 at 8 pm and running through November 23 at the historic Berkeley City Club.


Spreckels to Offer 'Kids Free' for this Weekend's GUYS AND DOLLSSpreckels to Offer 'Kids Free' for this Weekend's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/17/2014) - Spreckels Theatre Company in Rohnert Park has just announced 'Kids Free' performances for its current production of the classic musical 'Guys and Dolls.'


San Francisco Opera's Production of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS Premieres Tonight on PBSSan Francisco Opera's Production of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS Premieres Tonight on PBS
by TV News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/17/2014) - George and Ira Gershwin's masterpiece opera Porgy and Bess, based on the play by Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, premieres on PBS this fall with the critically acclaimed production from San Francisco Opera. THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS airs tonight, October 17, 2014, at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival, which highlights artists and performances from around the country and invites every American to have a front-row seat and a backstage pass for the country's best arts performances.


Society Cabaret Presents 2014 Cabaret Comico: A Salute to Comic Singers and Songwriters This WeekendSociety Cabaret Presents 2014 Cabaret Comico: A Salute to Comic Singers and Songwriters This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/17/2014) - Society Cabaret presents the 2014 edition of Cabaret Comico: A salute to comic singers and songwriters. Two different shows of original song and comic musical theatre hosted by Society Cabaret's Director of Entertainment G. Scott Lacy with vocalist and emcee Lua Hadar. GUEST STARS: Tonight, OCT 17, 8pm - Candace Forest, Paul Frantz, Diane Merlino, Nancy Schimmel, Bobby Weinapple, and Beth Wilmurt.


Cinnabar's DRIVING MISS DAISY Begins TonightCinnabar's DRIVING MISS DAISY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/17/2014) - Following five straight shows that extended their engagements, Cinnabar Theater proudly announces its next presentation: Driving Miss Daisy begins its run at Sonoma County's beloved professional theater tonight, October 17 and is scheduled to close on Sunday, November 2. Come for a ride with Cinnabar to see the heartwarming and humorous show that has delighted millions of people around the world.


Just Theater to Premiere IN FROM THE COLD, 11/1-23Just Theater to Premiere IN FROM THE COLD, 11/1-23
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - JUST THEATER (JT) presents the World Premiere of In From The Cold by Jonathan Spector, opening with a press night on Monday, November 3, 7 PM (Previews Nov 1 & 2) running through November 23 in the Live Oak Theatre, 1301 Shattuck Ave (at Berryman) in North Berkeley, in which a Cold War spy's past maybe isn't past after all, the secret meaning of 80s movies is revealed, and its Ladies Night at Chilis. In From The Cold is a funny and provocative new play about what is means when you used to mean a lot, and now you don't mean much anymore.


Tickets to STEVE SILVER'S BEACH BLANKET BABYLON New Year's Eve Show On Sale 11/3Tickets to STEVE SILVER'S BEACH BLANKET BABYLON New Year's Eve Show On Sale 11/3
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon, the world's longest running musical revue, rings in the new year with two special performances on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Tickets for these performances range in price from $65 - $190 and are available starting Monday, November 3 at 10 a.m. online at beachblanketbabylon.com, by phone at 415-421-4222, or in person at the Beach Blanket Babylon Box Office (678 Green Street, San Francisco).


2014 BWW Nominations Now Open in Over 65 Regions Worldwide!2014 BWW Nominations Now Open in Over 65 Regions Worldwide!
by BWW Special Coverage (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2014 BWW Regional Awards in a record-breaking number of 65 regions! Click on the link below to your region and nominate your favorites now!


Ross Valley Players' RAW 2014 Fall Festival to Feature ALCATRAZ THE ISLAND OF LOVE, 10/17-26Ross Valley Players' RAW 2014 Fall Festival to Feature ALCATRAZ THE ISLAND OF LOVE, 10/17-26
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS presents their RAW (Ross Alternative Works) 2014 Fall Festival, October 17 through 26, featuring the World Premiere Production of Alcatraz the Island of Love, a romantic Sci-fi musical comedy. Book is by Zazu Lein, lyrics by Billie Cox. Each season, RAW presents two festivals of short works or full-length plays, selected for their quality and originality. Each play is a short run, black box production with minimal set pieces but with full sound and lighting. Alcatraz the Island of Love is directed by Billie Cox. www.rossvalleyplayers.com


BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 2: Thomas Hampson Is Passionate for OperaBWW Exclusive Interview, Part 2: Thomas Hampson Is Passionate for Opera
by Erica Miner (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - Opera has been as large an identification with Thomas Hampson's persona as anything else.


Sonoma State University Student Actors Featured in THE TRESTLE AT POPE LICK CREEK, Now thru 10/25Sonoma State University Student Actors Featured in THE TRESTLE AT POPE LICK CREEK, Now thru 10/25
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - Sonoma State University's Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance presents 'The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek,' by Naomi Wallace, today, October 16-25. Ken Sonkin directs this dark and edgy coming-of-age story. Set in a small rural town during the Great Depression, two teenagers seek adventure and escape by racing trains.


Hillbarn Theatre Presents THE 39 STEPS, Now thru 11/2Hillbarn Theatre Presents THE 39 STEPS, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier community theatre company, follows up on the success of their critically acclaimed 2014-15 season opener Funny Girl with one of Broadway's most entertaining shows, The 39 Steps. Equal parts Hitchcock masterpiece and thrilling spy novel, The 39 Steps is a high-speed comedy smash hit that follows Patrick Barlow and John Buchan's iconic hero Richard Hannay as he finds himself embroiled in a riotous chase dodging police and charming ladies across England and Scotland. Winner of two Tony Awards and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, The 39 Steps blends virtuoso performances with wildly inventive stagecraft amounting to an unforgettable evening in the theatre. The 39 Steps will run today, October 16 - November 2, 2014 at Hillbarn Theatre (1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City).


Tony DeSare Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko TonightTony DeSare Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - Hailed as 'two parts Sinatra, one part Billy Joel, meshed seamlessly' by the New York Times, singer, pianist and songwriter Tony DeSare returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with his brand new show, Night Life, for two performances only - tonight, October 16 (8 p.m.) and tomorrow, October 17 (8 p.m.).


Jerry Seinfeld Comes to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts TonightJerry Seinfeld Comes to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/16/2014) - America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine in the Bay Area. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Seinfeld now sets his sights on performing both nationally and internationally in 2014.


Photo Flash: Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS' Provides Last-Minute Halloween Costume TipsPhoto Flash: Cirque du Soleil's 'KURIOS' Provides Last-Minute Halloween Costume Tips
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/15/2014) - With Halloween just weeks away, Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities by Cirque du Soleil is sharing some last-minute tips and tricks to create your own innovative Kurios-inspired costume. Scroll down for photos!


BWW Exclusive Interview, Part 1: Thomas Hampson Talks of Song - and BernsteinBWW Exclusive Interview, Part 1: Thomas Hampson Talks of Song - and Bernstein
by Erica Miner (San Francisco)

(10/15/2014) - Thomas Hampson has scored triumph after triumph in a stellar international career whose length and degree of success belie his still youthful age.


Aurora Theatre Company Presents OBSCURA, Now thru 11/2Aurora Theatre Company Presents OBSCURA, Now thru 11/2
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/15/2014) - Aurora Theatre Company presents Bay Area magician Christian Cagigal in OBSCURA, an extraordinary presentation of up-close and personal magic. This special fall presentation plays for 15 performances only today, October 15 through November 2 at Harry's UpStage, located in the Nell and Jules Dashow Wing at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.


Linda Kosut Brings 'EASY COME, EASY GO' to Feinstein's at the Nikko TonightLinda Kosut Brings 'EASY COME, EASY GO' to Feinstein's at the Nikko Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/15/2014) - Award winning jazz and cabaret performer Linda Kosut brings 'Easy Come, Easy Go: The Music of Johnny Green,' a joyous tribute to the great composer and music director, to Feinstein's for a CD release party and performance, tonight, October 15 at 7:00 PM.


San Francisco Playhouse to Present 77% as Part of Sandbox Series, Begin. 10/29San Francisco Playhouse to Present 77% as Part of Sandbox Series, Begin. 10/29
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/14/2014) - San Francisco Playhouse opens its sixth season of the Sandbox Series of new plays with the world premiere of Rinne Groff's 77% (formerly titled Schooner). Marissa Wolf will direct.


Wells Fargo Center for the Arts to Present Beatles Tribute RAIN, 1/26/2015Wells Fargo Center for the Arts to Present Beatles Tribute RAIN, 1/26/2015
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/14/2014) - Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced that the internationally acclaimed Beatles concert RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles will have its Santa Rosa debut Monday, January 26 at 7:30 P.M. at the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road). Tickets for the show are $75, $65, and $55 and go on sale Friday, October 17 at noon online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by calling 707-546-3600 and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa.


Kathleen Turner to Star in 'RED HOT PATRIOT' at Berkeley RepKathleen Turner to Star in 'RED HOT PATRIOT' at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/14/2014) - This November, Berkeley Repertory Theatre rolls out the red carpet for two-time Tony and Oscar nominee Kathleen Turner for her Berkeley Rep debut in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins


Palo Alto Players to Present HARVEY, 11/7-23Palo Alto Players to Present HARVEY, 11/7-23
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(10/14/2014) - Palo Alto Players follows up on its successful season premiere with the hare-raising comedy classic Harvey. Written by Mary Chase, this beloved play won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945 and has been charming audiences ever since! Harvey will play for 11 performances (November 7-23, 2014) at the Lucie Stern Theater located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. Tickets are on sale now by ordering online at www.paplayers.org or by calling 650.329.0891.




 
🔀SAN FRANCISCO SHOWS
Guys and Dolls in San FranciscoGuys and Dolls
(Runs 10/11 - 10/26)
Kinky Boots in San FranciscoKinky Boots
(Runs 12/2 - 12/28)
Camelot
(Runs 1/13 - 1/14)
Guys and Dolls in San FranciscoGuys and Dolls
(Runs 3/4 - 3/5)
Newsies The Musical in San FranciscoNewsies The Musical
(Runs 2/17 - 3/15)
MAMMA MIA! in San FranciscoMAMMA MIA!
(Runs 4/1 - 4/2)
The Book of Mormon in San FranciscoThe Book of Mormon
(Runs 7/14 - 7/19)

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