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Cast & Creative Team Announced for Sam Pinkleton Led THE WIZARD OF OZ at A.C.T Photo Cast & Creative Team Announced for Sam Pinkleton Led THE WIZARD OF OZ at A.C.T
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2023

We’re off to see the Wizard…! Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced the full cast and creative team for The Wizard of Oz, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton.

Kitka Performs World Premiere Of BABA: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF STANA By Karmina ҆ilec, Photo Kitka Performs World Premiere Of BABA: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF STANA By Karmina ҆ilec, February 23-26
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2023

Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble has¬†announced the world premiere of BABA: The Life and Death of Stana, authored, composed and directed by Karmina ҆ilec. BABA is a new opera inspired by the lives of sworn virgins of the Balkan Highlands, women who live as men after taking vows of celibacy.

Aurora Theatre Company Announces New Originate + Generate Commission Photo Aurora Theatre Company Announces New Originate + Generate Commission
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020

Aurora Theatre Company has announced the company’s newest Originate + Generate (O+G) commission, Bay Area playwright Cleavon Smith (The Flats). Smith has been commissioned to create a new play specifically for Aurora. The working title of the piece is MORE OFTEN THAN NOT.

EXIT Theatre presents the 28th San Francisco Fringe Festival Photo EXIT Theatre presents the 28th San Francisco Fringe Festival
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 27, 2019

Fringe Festivals all around the world have been an essential proving ground for thousands of independent performers from a wide array of disciplines, since the very first Edinburgh Fringe in 1947. Many distinguished former participants of the San Francisco Fringe Festival have built theatre careers from Fringe foundations, including Mark Jackson, Beth Wilmurt, Cutting Ball Theater Company, Thrillpeddlers, Boxcar Theatre, The Kilbanes, and internationally-acclaimed Banana Bag & Bodice. From September 5-14, 2019, we'll be welcoming 21 local and national performing companies to our Tenderloin Theatreplex to perform their work at our 28th annual San Francisco Fringe Festival. Full schedule of showtimes will be released on www.sffringe.org by July, 2019.

Aurora Theatre Company Presents OLGA: A FAREWELL CONCERT Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents OLGA: A FAREWELL CONCERT
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2018

Aurora Theatre Company presents the special limited engagement of the second outing of OLGA - A Farewell Concert, a work-in-continual-progress created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome) and Her Band. Aurora commissioned the piece in 2017 as part of the company's Originate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater. OLGA - A Farewell Concert plays a limited run in the company's second stage and cabaret performance space, Harry's UpStage, just in time for the holidays.

Aurora Theatre Company Presents Next Phase Of Beth Wilmurt's OLGA- A FAREWELL CONCERT Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents Next Phase Of Beth Wilmurt's OLGA- A FAREWELL CONCERT
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2018

Aurora Theatre Company presents the special limited engagement of the second outing of OLGA - A Farewell Concert, a work-in-continual-progress created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome) and Her Band. Aurora commissioned the piece in 2017 as part of the company's Originate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater. OLGA - A Farewell Concert plays a limited run in the company's second stage and cabaret performance space, Harry's UpStage, just in time for the holidays.

Aurora Theatre Company presents OLGA A FAREWELL CONCERT Photo Aurora Theatre Company presents OLGA A FAREWELL CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company presents a special limited engagement of OLGA A Farewell Concert, a piece created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome) and Her Band. The piece is commissioned by Aurora as part of the company's Originate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater. OLGA A Farewell Concert plays a limited run in the company's second stage and cabaret performance space, Harry's UpStage.

Aurora Theatre Company presents OLGA A FAREWELL CONCERT Photo Aurora Theatre Company presents OLGA A FAREWELL CONCERT
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2017

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company presents a special limited engagement of OLGA A Farewell Concert, a piece created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome) and Her Band. The piece is commissioned by Aurora as part of the company's Originate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater. OLGA A Farewell Concert plays a limited run in the company's second stage and cabaret performance space, Harry's UpStage.

Aurora Theatre Company Announces OLGA: A FAREWELL CONCERT
by Julie Musbach - Jul 22, 2017

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company announces a special limited engagement,OLGA: a farewell concert, a devised piece created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale,Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome.) and Her Band, commissioned by Aurora as part of the company'sOriginate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater.

Aurora Theatre Company Announces Christopher Chen Commission
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2016

Aurora Theatre Company announces the company's newest Originate + Generate (O+G) artist commission, Christopher Chen. Chen has been commissioned for the company's 25th anniversary season to create a new play specifically for the Aurora stage; the working title for the new piece is Secretary of State. As with current O+G artists Jonathan Spector(The State of Nature) and Beth Wilmurt (Cabaret Olga), Chen will have the opportunity to create new work via a process of his own devising and will receive financial support in the form of a $5000 grant. During the O+G creation process, audiences will be invited to attend various workshops and presentations as well as a series of pop-up readings by other theater makers.