PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List!PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - 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). (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Presents Ike Holter's EXIT STRATEGYAurora Theatre Company Presents Ike Holter's EXIT STRATEGY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company opens its dynamic 28th season with the Bay Area Premiere of Ike Holter's  EXIT STRATEGY. Aurora's new Artistic Director Josh Costello will direct this powerful examination of the Chicago public school system.  (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Extends THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWANCalifornia Shakespeare Theater Extends THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Due to critical and box office success, California Shakespeare Theater extends The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, adapted by Tony Kushner from a translation by Wendy Arons, through July 28, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. Tickets will continue to be available through TodayTix, online at calshakes.org, or through the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWANCalifornia Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Wendy Arons and adapted by Tony Kushner, playing July 3 through July 21, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, July 3. Tickets will be available starting at 10am on the day of the show through TodayTix and the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666. (more...)

BWW Review: JAZZ at Marin Theatre CompanyBWW Review: JAZZ at Marin Theatre Company
by Steve Murray - May 2, 2019

BWW Review: JAZZ at Marin Theatre Company is Nambi E. Kelley's ambitious adaptation of Toni Morrison's tribute to the musical genre and African-American culture. (more...)

BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS Announced At Berkeley Repertory TheatreBORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS Announced At Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 1/20/2019Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 1/20/2019
by BWW - Jan 20, 2019

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2019 for San Francisco (more...)

Monday Night PlayGround 25th Season Continues With Six 10-Minute Plays Inspired by 'ADAPT A FAIRY TALE'Monday Night PlayGround 25th Season Continues With Six 10-Minute Plays Inspired by 'ADAPT A FAIRY TALE'
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater Presents THE CUTTING BALL VARIETY PACKCutting Ball Theater Presents THE CUTTING BALL VARIETY PACK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Cutting Ball Theater's signature festival returns in the 2018/2019 Season, marking the 20th anniversary of the company's founding. The Cutting Ball Variety Pack - called 'half shindig, half artistic salon' by Artistic Director Ariel Craft - is an eleven-day festival dedicated to exploration and collaboration, featuring directorial shorts, new play workshops, and roundtable readings. The Cutting Ball Variety Pack offers an eclectic array of programming with particular delights for the creatively curious from November 8 through November 18. Tickets to festival offerings cost $15 each and all-festival passes costs $30 each. Admission includes a free drink at Cutting Ball's bar. (more...)

47 Playwrights in Four-and-a-Half Days Write Original Plays Inspired by The Topic FALL DOWN, GET UP47 Playwrights in Four-and-a-Half Days Write Original Plays Inspired by The Topic FALL DOWN, GET UP
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater Presents THE CUTTING BALL VARIETY PACKCutting Ball Theater Presents THE CUTTING BALL VARIETY PACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Cutting Ball Theater's signature festival returns in the 2018/2019 Season, marking the 20th anniversary of the company's founding. The Cutting Ball Variety Pack - called 'half shindig, half artistic salon' by Artistic Director Ariel Craft - is an eleven-day festival dedicated to exploration and collaboration, featuring directorial shorts, new play workshops, and roundtable readings. The Cutting Ball Variety Pack offers an eclectic array of programming with particular delights for the creatively curious from November 8 through November 18. Tickets to festival offerings cost $15 each and all-festival passes costs $30 each. Admission includes a free drink at Cutting Ball's bar. (more...)

PlayGround Kicks Off 25th Season at Berkeley Rep Theatre with JUSTICEPlayGround Kicks Off 25th Season at Berkeley Rep Theatre with JUSTICE
by BWW News Desk - 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 (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards FinalistsTheatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

SF North Bay Companies Snag 43 Noms For 2018 TBA AwardsSF North Bay Companies Snag 43 Noms For 2018 TBA Awards
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Cal Shakes Completes Season with Return of BLACK ODYSSEYCal Shakes Completes Season with Return of BLACK ODYSSEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

California Shakespeare Theater announced today the cast of the return engagement of its record-breaking hit play black odyssey, playing September 25 through October 7, 2018 at the Bruns Amphitheater. (more...)

Berkeley Rep's OVATION Gala Raises $800,000Berkeley Rep's OVATION Gala Raises $800,000
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Artistic Teams & Schedules Announced for 2018 Bay Area Playwrights FestivalArtistic Teams & Schedules Announced for 2018 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Schimmel Center To Present Anna Deavere Smith In Notes From The Field, 6/1 & TodaySchimmel Center To Present Anna Deavere Smith In Notes From The Field, 6/1 & Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

Schimmel Center will present Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith's Obie Award-winning solo performance, Notes From the Field, for one weekend only on Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Today, June 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in preparation for a two week run at the Royal Court in London. The production is directed by Leonard Foglia and features original music composed and performed by bassist Marcus Shelby who joins Ms. Smith on stage. (more...)

BEST OF PLAYGROUND 22 Comes to Potrero Stage This SeasonBEST OF PLAYGROUND 22 Comes to Potrero Stage This Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

PlayGround caps off its twenty-fourth season with Best of PlayGround 22, running May 10-27, 2018 (Press Night: May 12) at Potrero Stage. This fully-produced showcase of the best new playwrights and short plays have been selected from more than 150 submissions and 36 works developed as part of the season's Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series. Noteworthy director/performers Margo Hall, Becca Wolff, Soren Oliver, Jim Kleinmann, Katja Rivera, and Jenny McAllister join in to direct the Best of PlayGround 22 short plays. (more...)

Schimmel Center To Present Anna Deavere Smith In Notes From The Field, 6/1 & 6/2Schimmel Center To Present Anna Deavere Smith In Notes From The Field, 6/1 & 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Schimmel Center will present Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith's Obie Award-winning solo performance, Notes From the Field, for one weekend only on Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in preparation for a two week run at the Royal Court in London. The production is directed by Leonard Foglia and features original music composed and performed by bassist Marcus Shelby who joins Ms. Smith on stage. (more...)

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