Photo Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley Presents NATIVE GARDENSPhoto Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley Presents NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2018/19 season with Native Gardens, a cutting-edge suburban comedy from America's hottest new playwright and National Latino Playwriting Award winner, Karen Zacarias. When an up-and-coming Latino couple purchases a home in a sought-after neighborhood beside the prize-winning garden of a prominent Washington D.C. family, conflicts over fences and flora spiral into an uproarious clash of cultures, exposing both couples' notions of race, taste, class, and privilege. Directed by Amy Gonzalez (Sunset and Margaritas, Anna in the Tropics), Native Gardens will be presented August 22 - September 16, 2018 (press opening: August 25) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2018/19 season with Native Gardens, a cutting-edge suburban comedy from America's hottest new playwright and National Latino Playwriting Award winner, Karen Zacarias. When an up-and-coming Latino couple purchases a home in a sought-after neighborhood beside the prize-winning garden of a prominent Washington D.C. family, conflicts over fences and flora spiral into an uproarious clash of cultures, exposing both couples' notions of race, taste, class, and privilege. Directed by Amy Gonzalez (Sunset and Margaritas, Anna in the Tropics), Native Gardens will be presented August 22 - September 16, 2018 (press opening: August 25) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Borders Tested In NATIVE GARDENS At TheatreWorks Beginning This AugustBorders Tested In NATIVE GARDENS At TheatreWorks Beginning This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2018/19 season with Native Gardens, a cutting-edge suburban comedy from America's hottest new playwright and National Latino Playwriting Award winner, Karen Zacarias. When an up-and-coming Latino couple purchases a home in a sought-after neighborhood beside the prize-winning garden of a prominent Washington D.C. family, conflicts over fences and flora spiral into an uproarious clash of cultures, exposing both couples' notions of race, taste, class, and privilege. Directed by Amy Gonzalez (Sunset and Margaritas, Anna in the Tropics), Native Gardens will be presented August 22 - September 16, 2018 (press opening: August 25) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Josh Kornbluth's BRAIN IMPROVS Sets 2018 Dates At The Marsh SFJosh Kornbluth's BRAIN IMPROVS Sets 2018 Dates At The Marsh SF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Due to popular demand, The Marsh San Francisco will extend Josh Kornbluth's insightful Josh's Brain Improvs until the end of 2018. Originally set to close March 28, the show will continue every other month on the final Wednesday of each month, with his last performance scheduled for November 28, 2018 (more...)

Josh Kornbluth's BRAIN IMPROVS Extends At The MarshJosh Kornbluth's BRAIN IMPROVS Extends At The Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Due to popular demand, The Marsh San Francisco will extend Josh Kornbluth's insightful Josh's Brain Improvs from January 31 to March 28. The statistics are daunting when it comes to dementia one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia; every 66 seconds someone in the US develops the disease. Kornbluth, who is currently engaged in a residency as a scholar at the Global Health Institute, presents Josh's Brain Improvs, a series of improvisations based on his experiences working at the Memory and Aging Center at UCSF and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Kornbluth, who is spending his time with people who have dementia and their caregivers, as well as researchers, nurses, social workers, and others, shares stories from the Brain Place (as he refers to it) - shedding a personal light on this national epidemic. Each performance includes a post-show talkback with various brain experts, in which audience members can ask questions from those in the field working to combat this disease. Josh's Brain Improvs will be presented 7:30pm on the last Wednesday of every other month beginning January 31 at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia St., San Francisco. For tickets ($10-$25 general admission, $35 and $55 reserved), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh box office at 415-282-3055 (open 1- 4pm, Monday through Friday). (more...)

Marin Center presents BEST OF SAN FRANCISCO SOLO SERIES Beginning 10/8Marin Center presents BEST OF SAN FRANCISCO SOLO SERIES Beginning 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Marin Center and the Marin Cultural Association, in partnership with Brian Copeland, are thrilled to present The Best of San Francisco Solo Series. For the first time ever in Marin County, Brian Copeland will present FIVE of the Bay Area's most critically-acclaimed, award-winning, and beloved solo shows for an exclusive run at Marin Center. Featuring performances by Copeland, Will Durst, Marga Gomez, Josh Kornbluth and Don Reed. The series runs from October, 2017 through April, 2018. (more...)

Z Space Celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2018Z Space Celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Z Space, one of the nation's leading laboratories for the development of new theater works, is pleased to announce its 25th Anniversary in 2018. Among the artistic highlights of the anniversary year are world premiere works by The Kilbanes, The Bengsons, Colman Domingo, Kate E. Ryan, Word for Word and Mugwumpin. Z Space's 25th Anniversary productions exemplify Artistic Director Lisa Steindler's commitment to discovery and excellence. While the new works Z Space produces aren't limited to a particular genre or theme, each is its own unique adventure. (more...)

Monologist Josh Kornbluth to Bring JOSH'S BRAIN IMPROVS to The MarshMonologist Josh Kornbluth to Bring JOSH'S BRAIN IMPROVS to The Marsh
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Marsh San Francisco is collaborating with monologist Josh Kornbluth to present Josh's Brain Improvs. (more...)

The Marsh Berkeley to Present Lorri Holt's COLETTE UNCENSORED Next MonthThe Marsh Berkeley to Present Lorri Holt's COLETTE UNCENSORED Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Marsh Berkeley has announced Colette Uncensored, the first solo show by acclaimed actress Lorri Holt, will return to the East Bay for the fall with a revised script. (more...)

Marin Center Partners with Award-Winning Actor, Comedian & Author Brian Copeland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Marin Center and the Marin Cultural Association, in partnership with Brian Copeland, are thrilled to present The Best of San Francisco Solo Series. For the first time ever in Marin County, Brian Copeland will present FIVE of the Bay Area's most critically-acclaimed, award-winning, and beloved solo shows for an exclusive run at Marin Center. Featuring performances by Copeland, Will Durst, Marga Gomez, Josh Kornbluth and Don Reed. The series runs from October, 2017 through April, 2018. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents the East Bay Premiere of WELL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The hilariously complicated relationship of a daughter and her mother takes center stage when Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents Tony award-winner Lisa Kron's thought-provoking comedy, Well, directed by Susan E. Evans, from February 17-March 12. For tickets and information visit the theatre's website at www.ccct.org or call 510.524.9012. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Sets Summer Residency Lab Projects
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Today, The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work announces that it has selected 18 projects for its fifth Summer Residency Lab featuring works from more than 30 talented artists. This June, as part of an extraordinary laboratory for collaboration, some of the nation's most prominent and promising writers, directors, designers, performers, and composers will unite at the Theatre's Harrison Street campus over an intense four-week period to share ideas, break bread, and create new plays. Dozens more local and out-of-town actors and directors will join the Summer Residency Lab, bringing the number of participating artists close to 100. (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre to Continue Season with Solo Festival ONE FOR ALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season continues with ONE FOR ALL: A Solo Artists Festival celebrating the amazing diversity of solo performers in the Bay Area. DMT's two-week solo theatre festival features nine different solo artists, April 8 through April 17, 2016, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. Tickets are $20 general admission, children under 12 are $5, and are available through the Box Office at (510) 881-6777 or online at www.dmtonline.org. (more...)

Marc Kudisch's BARITONES UNBOUND Heads to the Royal George Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Continuing to bring original musical stories and new productions to beloved Chicago audiences, 'Hershey Felder Presents' (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, Louis and Keely 'Live' at the Sahara) now brings BARITONES UNBOUND, a new play with music and baritone superstars to the Royal George Theatre as part of a continuing season of new productions. Performances begin at the Royal George, 1641 N. Halsted Street, today, December 11th, 2015 and continue through Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 with a press opening on Sunday, December 13th at 3:00 p.m. A special New Year's Eve performance includes a champagne and dessert reception with the artists. (more...)

Marc Kudisch's BARITONES UNBOUND Heads to the Royal George This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Continuing to bring original musical stories and new productions to beloved Chicago audiences, 'Hershey Felder Presents' (George Gershwin Alone, Maestro Bernstein, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, Louis and Keely 'Live' at the Sahara) now brings BARITONES UNBOUND, a new play with music and baritone superstars to the Royal George Theatre as part of a continuing season of new productions. Performances begin at the Royal George, 1641 N. Halsted Street, on Friday, December 11th, 2015 and continue through Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 with a press opening on Sunday, December 13th at 3:00 p.m. A special New Year's Eve performance includes a champagne and dessert reception with the artists. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Presents DETROIT, Now thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's (Anna Bella Eema, Airline Highway) wicked Obie-winning satire about our uncertain economic times, DETROIT. Josh Costello (Wittenberg) directs this explosive dark comedy, featuring Amy Resnick (Body Awareness, Collapse), Jeff Garrett, Luisa Frasconi, and Patrick Kelly Jones (Metamorphosis), that brilliantly captures our current economic moment. DETROIT plays tonight, June 19 through July 19 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present DETROIT, 6/19-7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's (Anna Bella Eema, Airline Highway) wicked Obie-winning satire about our uncertain economic times, DETROIT. Josh Costello (Wittenberg) directs this explosive dark comedy, featuring Amy Resnick (Body Awareness, Collapse), Jeff Garrett, Luisa Frasconi, and Patrick Kelly Jones (Metamorphosis), that brilliantly captures our current economic moment. DETROIT plays June 19 through July 19 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

'MEET VERA STARK', MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, 'ONE FOR ALL' Festival and More Set for Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) announces the new 2015-2016 season 'REVELATIONS,' four compelling plays including two regional premieres and a new solo artists festival. (more...)

Josh Kornbluth's HAIKU TUNNEL Returning to The Marsh in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

The Marsh San Francisco presents a revival of master storyteller Josh Kornbluth's hit solo show HAIKU TUNNEL. Inspired by Josh's real-life experiences as a temp worker at a San Francisco law office, HAIKU TUNNEL is a comic re-imagining of his disastrous transition from 'temp' to 'perm.' Created in collaboration with David Ford, the show plays 8pm Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, January 15-February 7 at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia St. For tickets ($20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1 - 4pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

Central Works Closes Season with RECIPE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 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. (more...)

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