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Remote Theater Extends Anthony Clarvoe's THE ART OF SACRIFICE On Demand Photo Remote Theater Extends Anthony Clarvoe's THE ART OF SACRIFICE On Demand
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 2, 2021

Remote Theater kicks off 2021 with the premiere virtual performance of The Art of Sacrifice, by Anthony Clarvoe, directed by Desdemona Chiang, with original music by Paul Dresher, featuring Lauren English and Susi Damilano.

Remote Theater to Present Anthony Clarvoe's Play THE ART OF SACRIFICE Photo Remote Theater to Present Anthony Clarvoe's Play THE ART OF SACRIFICE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2021

After a successful launch in 2020 -- at the beginning of the pandemic lockdown -- Remote Theater kicks off  2021 with award-winning Bay Area playwright Anthony Clarvoe’s THE ART OF SACRIFICE in two performances on March 6 and 7, Sat. & Sun.

Remote Theater Postpones Anthony Clarvoe's Play, THE ART OF SACRIFICE Photo Remote Theater Postpones Anthony Clarvoe's Play, THE ART OF SACRIFICE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2020

Remote Theater announces with regret that due to the pandemic spike and other medical issues Anthony Clarvoe's play THE ART OF SACRIFICE is postponed from December 12.

Remote Theater to Present Anthony Clarvoe's THE ART OF SACRIFICE Photo Remote Theater to Present Anthony Clarvoe's THE ART OF SACRIFICE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2020

Remote Theater announces the production team for Anthony Clarvoe's play THE ART OF SACRIFICE. The production is directed by Desdemona Chiang, with a cast that features Lauren English and Susi Damilano, original music by Paul Dresher and site design by Charlie Costantini. The premiere virtual performance of THE ART OF SACRIFICE is on Saturday December 12 (12 Noon PST, 9 AM EST) 

Aurora Theatre Company Presents THE FLATS World Premiere Audio Drama Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents THE FLATS World Premiere Audio Drama
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2020

Aurora Theatre Company kicks off its 29th season with the original World Premiere Audio Drama THE FLATS, jointly written by playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Cleavon Smith, and Jonathan Spector (Eureka Day). Artistic Director Josh Costello (Exit Strategy, The Importance of Being Earnest, Eureka Day, Detroit) directs this new story that speaks directly to our present moment in all its complexity.

Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2020/2021 Season - THREE TALL WOMEN, THE BLUEST EYE, Photo Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2020/2021 Season - THREE TALL WOMEN, THE BLUEST EYE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company (Artistic Director Josh Costello) announced today the plays that will comprise the theatre's 29th season, with the first slot to be announced at a later date.

BWW Review: GLORIA at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater - A Sharp, Shrewd Work That Is Bound To Photo BWW Review: GLORIA at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater - A Sharp, Shrewd Work That Is Bound To Be A Classic.
by Tim Sullivan - Feb 27, 2020

BWW Review: GLORIA at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater is a sharp, shrewd work that is bound to be a classic, and a chance to see one of the most skilled writers of our day at the height of his powers.

Photo Flash: First Look at A.C.T.'s GLORIA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A.C.T.'s GLORIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020

Gloria, performing at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater will be playing through Sunday, April 12, 2020.

American Conservatory Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For Branden Jacobs-Jen Photo American Conservatory Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's GLORIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2019

Tony Award winner and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today the full cast and creative team for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's Gloria. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2016, this scalpel-sharp dark comedy explores how we cope with trauma and the tales we tell each other to escape. In the dog-eat-dog office of a New York magazine, twentysomethings Ani, Dean, and Kendra compete for a book deal to kick-start their careers. But after tragedy strikes, which one of them will write the story?

Magic Theatre Announces Performers For Nassim Soleimanpour's NASSIM Photo Magic Theatre Announces Performers For Nassim Soleimanpour's NASSIM
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2019

Magic Theatre has announced the creative team and performers for the Company's second production of the 2019-2020 season, a 6-performance limited engagement of Nassim Soleimanpoura??'s NASSIM, directed by Omar Elerian. NASSIM will perform from November 12 a?" 16, 2019 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location (Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., Building D, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94123). Limited press tickets are available for the performances on Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $20 - $75 and are on-sale now at MagicTheatre.org.

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).

Playwrights Foundation Announces Details of Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2019 Photo Playwrights Foundation Announces Details of Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2019
by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2019

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premiere launchpad for exceptional emerging playwrights has named the artistic teams, actors and daily schedule for the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF). The 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 19-28, 2019 at Potrero Stage at the base of San Francisco's Potrero hill.

Just Theater Presents CRY IT OUT Photo Just Theater Presents CRY IT OUT
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2019

Just Theater, in association with Custom Made Theatre, presents the Bay Area Premiere of Molly Smith Metzler's CRY IT OUT. A winner of the ACTASteinberg Citation and the hit of the 2017 Humana Festival, Cry It Out is a hilarious, provocative, honest look at parenthood, class and the impossibility of "having it all."  Set in a part of Long Island where class lines and property lines bump up against each other, Cry It Out is the story of Jesse, a Manhattan lawyer trapped in the suburbs with her newborn, and her next-door neighbor Lina, a working class Long-Islander and college drop out. With nothing in common but baby bjorns, sleep deprivation, and nose fridas, they form a quick bond that reaches as far as their baby monitors will stretch. Cry It Out is directed by Molly Aaronson-Gelb, who directed Just Theater's hit productions of A Maze and We Are Proud to Present…

Directors, Dramaturgs Named For 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Directors, Dramaturgs Named For 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2019

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premiere launchpad for exceptional emerging playwrights has named the artistic teams and daily schedule for the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF). The 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 19-28, 2019 at Potrero Stage at the base of San Francisco's Potrero hill. In addition to twelve staged readings, the Festival will offer a Theater Professionals weekend and engagement activities.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces 2019/20 Sandbox Season Of World Premieres Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces 2019/20 Sandbox Season Of World Premieres
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced today the three plays that will constitute its 2019-20 Sandbox Series. The series, dedicated to nurturing new works, is entering its 11th year.

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.

Artistic Teams & Schedules Announced for 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Artistic Teams & Schedules Announced for 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2018

Playwrights Foundation announces the plays and playwrights of the 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) running July 20-29, 2018 at Potrero Stage, 1895 18th St in San Francisco. The Artistic Teams for #BAPF2018 features Directors Erik Pearson, Christine Young, Margo Hall, Daniel Banks, Lauren English, and Ken Savage. Dramaturgs joining the teams include Alex Mallory, Maddie Gaw, Lisa Evans, Vidhu Singh, Roweena Mackay, and the Legendary Nakissa Etemad.

Custom Made Theatre & Just Theater Present World Premiere Of Jonathan Spector's GOOD. Photo Custom Made Theatre & Just Theater Present World Premiere Of Jonathan Spector's GOOD. BETTER. BEST. BESTED.
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2018

Custom Made Theatre concludes its 2017-2018 season with Jonathan Spector's Good. Better. Best. Bested., a co-production with East Bay-based Just Theater. Directed by Lauren English, the show runs June 14-July 7 at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter Street in San Francisco.

San Francisco Playhouse presents NON-PLAYER CHARACTER Photo San Francisco Playhouse presents NON-PLAYER CHARACTER
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 18, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for the first show of its 2017-18 Sandbox Series of World Premieres Non-Player Character by Walt McGough. Lauren English will direct the world premiere production, which will be staged at the Creativity Theater at Yerba Buena Gardens.

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