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Berkeley Symphony Opens Season With World Premiere Of Paul Dresher, 10/13
by Molly Tracy - Aug 29, 2016

Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphony open their 2016-17 season, their eighth together, on Thursday, October 13 at 7 pm with the world premiere of a commission by the Orchestra of a new work by Paul Dresher, Crazy Eights & Fractured Symmetries; Stravinsky's Petrushka; and violinist Philippe Quint performing Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley.

Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams.

Mondavi Center Sets 2016-17 Season of Music, Dance, Theatre and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 15th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers.

PCPA Welcomes New Managing Director
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 14, 2016

Jennifer Schwartz is the new Managing Director for PCPA as of January 2016. Schwartz comes to PCPA having worked for over 15 years as a non-profit arts manager. She was the Finance and Administration Director at the San Jose Repertory Theatre, held finance positions at SFJAZZ, The San Francisco Film Society and The Paul Dresher Ensemble, and was the Associate Managing Director at the Yale Repertory Theatre where she produced The Special Events Series that included artists Don Byron, Meredith Monk and Guillermo Gomez-Pena. She also has worked in Los Angeles for New Line Cinema and Paramount Pictures and as a consultant for Bay Area non-profits including The Magnes Museum, Southern Exposure, Prison Law Office, Glide Community Housing, Root Division, We Care, World Savvy and Youth Speaks.

ODC/Dance to Celebrate 45 years of Dance Downtown, 3/17-27
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 8, 2016

ODC/Dance, San Francisco's internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company, announces programming for its 45th annual home season at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The anniversary season boasts three world premieres, live music and the return of 2015's critically acclaimed Dead Reckoning.

Word for Word Kicks Off Special Events for HOLIDAY HIGH JINX Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2015

Word for Word closes the 2015 Season with Word for Word's HOLIDAY HIGH JINX -- Bums, Broads and Broadway: Stories by Damon Runyon, Joseph Mitchell, and E.B. White, opening tonight Saturday Nov. 28, 8pm (Press opening) and run through December 24, 2015 at Z Below in San Francisco's Mission/SOMA district.

Word for Word Launches Associate Artist Group, Special Events for HOLIDAY HIGH JINX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Word for Word closes the 2015 Season with Word for Word's HOLIDAY HIGH JINX -- Bums, Broads and Broadway: Stories by Damon Runyon, Joseph Mitchell, and E.B. White, to open on Saturday Nov. 28, 8pm (Press opening) and run through December 24, 2015 at Z Below in San Francisco's Mission/SOMA district.

Cherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 15, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street).

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Launches 'FROM GHETTO TO CAPPELLA' Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate and Pope Francis' visit to the United States, Salon/Sanctuary Concerts explores the cross-fertilization of Jewish and Catholic musical cultures that enriched the music of both Synagogue and Sanctuary.

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts to Present 'FROM GHETTO TO CAPPELLA' Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate and Pope Francis' visit to the United States, Salon/Sanctuary Concerts explores the cross-fertilization of Jewish and Catholic musical cultures that enriched the music of both Synagogue and Sanctuary.

Cast Set for American Premiere of TRUCK STOP at Crowded Fire Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team and dates for the American Premiere of TRUCK STOP by Lachlan Philpott, opening Monday October 5, 8 pm running through October 24 at the Thick House in San Francisco's Potrero Hill. Directed by Marilee Talkington, this production marks Lachlan Philpott's first fully produced play in the United States. Philpott is an award-winning playwright in Australia whose plays have been extensively developed at American theaters including San Francisco's ACT, Crowded Fire Theater and the Magic.

Crowded Fire Theater to Present American Debut of TRUCK STOP, 10/5-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) is pleased to announce the creative team and dates for the American Premiere of TRUCK STOP by Lachlan Philpott, opening Monday October 5, 8 pm running through October 24 at the Thick House in San Francisco's Potrero Hill. Directed by Marilee Talkington, this production marks Lachlan Philpott's first fully produced play in the United States. Philpott is an award-winning playwright in Australia whose plays have been extensively developed at American theaters including San Francisco's ACT, Crowded Fire Theater and the Magic.

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE, Starting Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter, begins tonight, July 1, on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter.

SFCM to Honor Terry Riley at Commencement
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 29, 2015

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music will grant Terry Riley, one of America's most influential living composers and a former Conservatory student, the honorary degree of Doctor of Music at this year's commencement ceremonies. With his landmark minimalist work In C, Riley pioneered a compositional style that has influenced everything from chamber and orchestral music to rock and roll. An artist who continues to inspire new generations of musicians, Riley was honored at SFCM last January with a concert of premieres written for his 80th birthday and at the recent Switchboard Music Festival with a rendition of In C rewritten as a tribute and performed by numerous Conservatory alumni. Riley will help send off the class of 2015 in ceremonies held at 10:30 a.m. on May 22 in the Conservatory's Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall.

New Musical MAX UNDERSTOOD Runs Now thru 4/26 at Cowell Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The Paul Dresher Ensemble, in co-production with Fort Mason Center Presents and Behavioral Intervention for Autism, announces the World Premiere of Nancy Carlin and Michael Rasbury's new musical MAX UNDERSTOOD for a two-week limited engagement, April 16 - 26, 2015 in the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco. The production will have a press opening on Thursday, April 16, 8 pm and previews tonight, April 15, 8 pm.

The Paul Dresher Ensemble Presents SOUND MAZE FOR MAX Installation, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

The Paul Dresher Ensemble, in co-production with Fort Mason Center Presents and Behavioral Intervention for Autism, proudly announces the World Premiere of Sound Maze for Max, a new sound installation that features ten newly invented musical instruments that have been collaboratively designed and built by Paul Dresher, Alex Vittum and Daniel Schmidt. Sound Maze for Max will be open daily in the Firehouse at Fort Mason Center now through May 3rd, 2015.

The Paul Dresher Ensemble to Present SOUND MAZE FOR MAX Installation, 4/3-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The Paul Dresher Ensemble, in co-production with Fort Mason Center Presents and Behavioral Intervention for Autism, proudly announces the World Premiere of Sound Maze for Max, a new sound installation that features ten newly invented musical instruments that have been collaboratively designed and built by Paul Dresher, Alex Vittum and Daniel Schmidt. Sound Maze for Max will be open daily in the Firehouse at Fort Mason Center from April 4th through May 3rd, 2015.

New Musical MAX UNDERSTOOD to Run 4/15-26 at Cowell Theater
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 2, 2015

The Paul Dresher Ensemble, in co-production with Fort Mason Center Presents and Behavioral Intervention for Autism, announces the World Premiere of Nancy Carlin and Michael Rasbury's new musical MAX UNDERSTOOD for a two-week limited engagement, April 16 - 26, 2015 in the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco. The production will have a press opening on Thursday, April 16, 8 pm and previews on Wednesday April 15, 8 pm.

San Francisco International Arts Festival Returns to Fort Mason Center
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 4, 2015

The San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) is thrilled to announce that in 2015 the Festival will be moving back to the Fort Mason Center.

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