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Palo Alto Players Announces New Performance Dates For Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS  Photo Palo Alto Players Announces New Performance Dates For Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

Palo Alto Players ushers in 2022 with Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS - a 19th century adventure story about ten men, four boats, and two rivers. Told without men, boats, or rivers.=

MEN ON BOATS Comes to Palo Alto Players in January Photo MEN ON BOATS Comes to Palo Alto Players in January
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021

Palo Alto Players ushers in 2022 with Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS - a 19th century adventure story about ten men, four boats, and two rivers. Told without men, boats, or rivers.

South Bay Musical Theatre Presents SHOUT! The Mod Musical Photo South Bay Musical Theatre Presents SHOUT! The Mod Musical
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021

South Bay Musical Theatre has announced the company’s long-awaited return to live performance with SHOUT! The Mod Musical. 

South Bay Musical Theatre Presents SHOUT! The Mod Musical Photo South Bay Musical Theatre Presents SHOUT! The Mod Musical
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) is pleased to announce the company’s long-awaited return to live performance with SHOUT! The Mod Musical. With its irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits, eye-popping fashions and outrageous dance moves, SHOUT! The Mod Musical takes us back to the 1960s with terrific new arrangements of classic tunes.

LASC Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo LASC Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021

Five productions are slated for the 2021-2022 season, beginning with Tiny Beautiful Things, running in September and October, 2021. Learn more about the full season here!

South Bay Musical Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programs Photo South Bay Musical Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programs
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2020

South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) has announced a dozen entertainment-related events that will be streamed over Zoom and social media before year’s end. The company was among the first community theatres in the Bay Area to reinvent itself for the COVID-19 era by switching from traditionally staged musicals to a prolific schedule of online programming.

SBMT Presents Rodgers And Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC Photo SBMT Presents Rodgers And Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020

South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the Company's 2019-2020 season, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece SOUTH PACIFIC.

SOUTH PACIFIC Cast And Creative Team Announced at South Bay Musical Theatre Photo SOUTH PACIFIC Cast And Creative Team Announced at South Bay Musical Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2020

South Bay Musical Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the Company's 2019-2020 season, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece SOUTH PACIFIC.  

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Gateway Theatre Photo BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Gateway Theatre
by Steve Murray - Mar 1, 2020

VIDEO: First Look at 42nd Street Moon's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo VIDEO: First Look at 42nd Street Moon's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Stage Tube - Feb 29, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first production of 2020, the critically-acclaimed Tony Award-winning a?oeBest Musicala?? A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Based on a novel by Roy Horniman, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER features a book & lyrics by Robert L. Freedman, and music & lyrics by Steven Lutvak. 42nd Street Moon's production will be directed by Daren A.C. Carollo, with music direction by Daniel Thomas and choreography by Christina Lazo. A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER runs from February 26 a?" March 15, 2020 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, February 29 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $31 - $72 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

Photo Flash: San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AN Photo Photo Flash: San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents the critically-acclaimed Tony Award-winning “Best Musical” A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MAME and More to be Performed in 42nd Street Moon's 2020-2021 S Photo A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MAME and More to be Performed in 42nd Street Moon's 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the titles for the Company's upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 2020-2021 season will include A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (September 24 - October 11, 2020), MAME (December 3 - 20, 2020), THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (February 11 - 29, 2021), A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (April 15 - May 2, 2021), WONDERFUL TOWN (May 13 - June 13, 2021) and MY SISTER EILEEN (May 20 - June 13, 2021).

42nd Street Moon Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo 42nd Street Moon Announces 2020-2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the titles for the Company's upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 2020-2021 season will include A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (September 24 - October 11, 2020), MAME (December 3 - 20, 2020), THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (February 11 - 29, 2021), A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (April 15 - May 2, 2021), WONDERFUL TOWN (May 13 - June 13, 2021) and MY SISTER EILEEN (May 20 - June 13, 2021).

42nd Street Moon Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo 42nd Street Moon Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the full cast and creative team for the Company's first production of 2020, the critically-acclaimed Tony Award-winning 'Best Musical' A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER.

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).

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Photo Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2019

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, legendary songwriting team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

Hillbarn Theatre Opens 2019â€"20 Season With ANYTHING GOES Photo Hillbarn Theatre Opens 2019â€"20 Season With ANYTHING GOES
by Julie Musbach - Jul 18, 2019

Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier theatre company, opens its 2019-20 season with the Beaumont 1987 version of the hilarious maritime musical, Anything Goes. The recipient of three Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards, Anything Goes will perform at Hillbarn Theatre (1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City) August 29-September 15, 2019.

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Brings the Ball to Foothill Music Theatre Photo RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Brings the Ball to Foothill Music Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2019

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, legendary songwriting team Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.

VIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon Photo VIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).

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