Theater & Performance

Aurora Revives Inaugural Production: Dear Master

Like its title and the theater company it birthed, Berkeley writer Dorothy Bryant's play,...

Caught At Ashby Stage.

Caught, the new play by San Francisco’s promising young playwright Christopher Chen, begins with...

Ubuntu Black Arts Theater Festival

Lower Bottom Playaz, Oakland’s Black theater company directed by Ayodele Nzinga, is presenting a...

Don Reed’s East 14th

When Don Reed was growing up in Oakland in the 1970s, under the supervision...

Muffled Corners

Emmeline Gonzalez-Beban is a resident artist at SAFEhouse Arts, a charming nonprofit venue that...

Cal Shakes’ ‘Fences,’ a Matriarchal Triumph

Commanding performances and straight-line direction that launch language like rockets added up to a...

Hurt Village

Although Hurt Village is set in Memphis, Tennessee, it tells a familiar story of...

The Soiled Dove

The Soiled Dove, a four-course dinner vaudeville circus show, recently had to relocate because...

Ubuntu’s ‘Hurt Village’ Hits Home

In a ground floor community room at Grace Temple Church (1433 12th Ave., Oakland),...

24-Hour Flash Theatre: The Next Step

Most theater productions emerge through months, often years, of writing and rehearsing. But the...

John Leguizamo’s: Latin History for Morons

You’ve probably seen John Leguizamo in movies or on television — he’s the one...

Master Harold …and the Boys

South African playwright Athol Fugard’s highly acclaimed Master Harold… and the Boys has made...

‘The Village Bike’ Offers a Less Than Radical Ride

Becky desperately wants sex. The young woman and her cherubic husband, John, are having...

Remarkably Normal

One in three women will have an abortion in her lifetime. That statistic is...
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