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Remote Studios And The Marsh Present Reading Of Caridad Svich's  THE BOOK OF MAGDALE Photo Remote Studios And The Marsh Present Reading Of Caridad Svich's  THE BOOK OF MAGDALENE
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2021

The Marsh partners with Remote Studios will present a reading of Caridad Svich's new drama, The Book of Magdalene, as part of a newly launched month web show of readings on its digital platform, MarshStream.

The 2019 TBA Awards Acknowledge Excellence In Bay Area Theatre; Winners Announced Inc Photo The 2019 TBA Awards Acknowledge Excellence In Bay Area Theatre; Winners Announced Including PARADISE SQUARE and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

Theatre Bay Area held its sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration on Monday, November 4 at the Herbst Theatre. Featuring a a?oeradically inclusivea?? pricing structure, over 800 people attended the event, exceeding the previous year's attendance by nearly 20%.

PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List! Photo PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2019

Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco).

BWW Review: SIGNIFICANT OTHER at SF Playhouse is Joshua Harmon's Unorthodox Romantic  Photo BWW Review: SIGNIFICANT OTHER at SF Playhouse is Joshua Harmon's Unorthodox Romantic Comedy About Finding the Fairytale Mr. Right
by Steve Murray - May 5, 2019

BWW Review: SIGNIFICANT OTHER at SF Playhouse is Joshua Harmon's unorthodox romantic comedy about finding the fairytale Mr. Right

Photo Flash: San Francisco Playhouse Presents SIGNIFICANT OTHER Photo Photo Flash: San Francisco Playhouse Presents SIGNIFICANT OTHER
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse presents Joshua Harmon's Significant Other, the penultimate play of its 2018-19 Season. After its Off-Broadway premiere at the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City in May 2015, and a successful Broadway production at the Booth Theatre in spring 2017, Significant Other is making its Bay Area premiere. Lauren English will direct.

BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS Announced At Berkeley Repertory Theatre Photo BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS Announced At Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2019

PlayGround concludes the 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series with a special evening of environmental-inspired plays as part of the 5th annual PLANET EARTH ARTS NEW PLAY FESTIVAL on Monday, April 1, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. The topic for the April 1 program (rescheduled from the previously announced March 18 date) is "BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS". Members of the 2018-19 PlayGround Writers Company have just five days to generate their original ten-minute plays inspired by the topic. The top six scripts will each receive an hour-and-a-half rehearsal and a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on April 1.

Monday Night PlayGround 25th Season Continues With Six 10-Minute Plays Inspired by 'A Photo Monday Night PlayGround 25th Season Continues With Six 10-Minute Plays Inspired by 'ADAPT A FAIRY TALE'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2019

PlayGround continues its 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series with the first 2019 Monday readings on Monday, January 21, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Roda Theatre. The topic for January's round, announced last Friday, is "ADAPT A FAIRY TALE". Members of the 2018-19 PlayGround Writers Company have just four-and-a-half days to generate their original ten-minute plays inspired by the topic. The top six scripts will each receive an hour-and-a-half rehearsal and a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on January 21. PlayGround writers in Los Angeles are working simultaneously on the same prompt and their finalists will be presented at Hollywood's Broadwater Mainstage (home of Sacred Fools Theatre Company) on January 14. Tickets are $15-$30 and 3-admission flex subscriptions are just $60 ($45 for 25-and-Unders). For tickets or more information, visit http://playground-sf.org/monday.

47 Playwrights in Four-and-a-Half Days Write Original Plays Inspired by The Topic FAL Photo 47 Playwrights in Four-and-a-Half Days Write Original Plays Inspired by The Topic FALL DOWN, GET UP
by Rebecca Russo - Nov 2, 2018

PlayGround continues its 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series on Monday, November 26, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Roda Theatre. The topic for November's round, announced this morning, is "FALL DOWN, GET UP". Members of the 2018-19 PlayGround Writers Company have just four-and-a-half days to generate their original ten-minute plays inspired by the topic. The top six scripts will each receive an hour-and-a-half rehearsal and a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on November 26. PlayGround writers in Los Angeles are working simultaneously on the same prompt and their finalists will be presented at Hollywood's Broadwater Mainstage (home of Sacred Fools Theatre Company) on November 12.  Tickets are $15-$30 and 5-admission series subscriptions are just $75 ($50 for 25-and-Unders). For tickets or more information, visit http://playground-sf.org/monday.

PlayGround Kicks Off 25th Season at Berkeley Rep Theatre with JUSTICE Photo PlayGround Kicks Off 25th Season at Berkeley Rep Theatre with JUSTICE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2018

"A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears see how yond justice rails upon yon simple thief. Hark, in thine ear change places and, handy-dandy, which is the justice, which is the thief." - William Shakespeare

Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists Photo Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2018

Theatre Bay Area, the third-largest regional theatre service organization in North America, announced the finalists for the 2018 TBA Awards. The fifth annual TBA Awards Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). Tickets for the public go on sale Friday, September 28, 2018, through City Box Office.

SF North Bay Companies Snag 43 Noms For 2018 TBA Awards Photo SF North Bay Companies Snag 43 Noms For 2018 TBA Awards
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2018

San Francisco's Theatre Bay Area has announced the nominees for their 5th Annual TBA Awards and North Bay companies have snagged multiple nominations.

Berkeley Rep's OVATION Gala Raises $800,000 Photo Berkeley Rep's OVATION Gala Raises $800,000
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2018

On Saturday evening, June 9, nearly 400 of the Bay Area's finest arts supporters gathered at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco to celebrate Berkeley Rep, the Tony Award-winning theatre company known for its groundbreaking and challenging productions. Ovation: 50 Years and Glowing raised over $800,000 to support the Theatre's artistic and innovative efforts, including its educational programming and new play development.

Aurora Theatre Company Extends G.B. Shaw's WIDOWERS' HOUSES Photo Aurora Theatre Company Extends G.B. Shaw's WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 18, 2018

In response to popular demand and early sales, Aurora Theatre Company will add an additional seven performances to its production of George Bernard Shaw's crackling comic satire WIDOWERS' HOUSES.

Aurora Theatre Company Presents WIDOWERS' HOUSES Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company presents George Bernard Shaw's crackling comic satire WIDOWERS' HOUSES directed by Joy Carlin. With colorful villains and foils to offset a romantic duo, Shaw's take on gentrification, rent prices, and social responsibility is as timely today as at its 1892 London premiere.

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month Photo LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.

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 presents SPLENDOUR, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 25th season with the Bay Area Premiere of SPLENDOUR, Abi Morgan's (Suffragette, The Iron Lady, Shame, The Hour) riveting play about the fragility of power and the unreliability of language. Barbara Damashek (American Buffalo) returns to Aurora to helm this drama, featuring Lorri Holt (The Aspern Papers), Denmo Ibrahim (Betrayed), Mia Tagano, and Sam Jackson. SPLENDOUR plays June 23 through July 23 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.

Aurora Theatre Company presents SPLENDOUR, Opening 6/23
by A.A. Cristi - May 30, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 25th season with the Bay Area Premiere of SPLENDOUR, Abi Morgan's (Suffragette, The Iron Lady, Shame, The Hour) riveting play about the fragility of power and the unreliability of language. Barbara Damashek (American Buffalo) returns to Aurora to helm this drama, featuring Lorri Holt (The Aspern Papers), Denmo Ibrahim (Betrayed), Mia Tagano, and Sam Jackson. SPLENDOUR plays June 23 through July 23 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org.

Annette Bening, Judy Kaye, Alysha Umphress, Betsy Wolfe and More Will Appear at A.C.T.'s 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), gala chair Priscilla B. Geeslin and Honorary Chairs Beth Behrs, Colman Domingo, Douglas Sills, and Denzel Washington have announced A.C.T.'s 50th Anniversary Gala, taking place on Thursday, April 27 at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater (1127 Market St.), The Costume Shop (1119 Market St.), as well as in a specially built supper club-style tented dining room between the two venues.

TheatreFIRST presents Next World Premiere Development Piece BENEATH THE TALL TREE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2017

Beneath the Tall Tree, written by local artists Adrienne Walters and Jeffrey Lo, and directed by Joy Carlin, continues TheatreFIRST's mission of producing and presenting in-house new works as their means of social justice.

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