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Sam Shepard’s Political Farce Plays on Stage in Cloverdale

With the lifting of most restrictions on in-door gatherings, the curtain continues to slowly rise on live, in-person theater in the North Bay. Many...

Left Edge Theatre Becomes the First North Bay Company to Invite Audiences Back Inside

It’s been 15 months since local audiences set foot inside a theater.  Pandemic-necessitated closures and restrictions limited performing arts organizations to streaming their shows online...

North Bay Theater Festival Tells Women’s Stories

Heroines, Harpies and Harlots—a theater project born to let all who identify as female have a voice—returns for a second year with another festival...

Top Torn Tickets of 2020

’Tis the time for critics of all ilks to release their “end of year” lists. For almost 20 years, this publication has presented a...

North Bay theaters take 16 awards at Bay Area awards ceremony

Thwarted in their attempt to hold their annual spring Awards Gala by the Covid-19 pandemic, the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle took...

Going Dark

Running a theater company anywhere is never easy—but running one in the North Bay has been more challenging than usual for the past few...

Ross Valley Players gives ‘The Glass Menagerie’ a different look

In the pantheon of great American plays, Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is surely in the upper tier. Perhaps the most personal of Williams’...

Sting’s overhauled ‘Ship’ lands in San Francisco

The plight of British laborers dealing with the changing economic world in the 1980s has been a major plot element in a number of...

Pop-up theater returns to San Rafael

A vacant downtown San Rafael storefront is being haunted by the Ghosts of Bogotá. They are characters in playwright Diana Burbano’s darkly comic autobiographical...

Days Go By

There is no more quintessential piece of American theater than Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. Written in 1938 and set decades earlier, Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize–winning...

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