Aug 15, 2023

Stars Crossing: ‘Romeo & Juliet’ in fair Mill Valley

Mill Valley’s Curtain Theatre must not have gotten the memo about Summer Shakespeare al fresco in Marin requiring a production of Twelfth Night. (Two...
Jun 20, 2023

Shakespearean Silliness at 6th Street

The Venn diagram that displays the relationship between lovers of the works of William Shakespeare and musical theater probably shows very little overlap. Nevertheless,...
May 30, 2023

What a Drag! ‘Kinky Boots’ in Mill Valley

Watch it, Mill Valley! Your quiet little burg is currently under siege from what may be—according to some pundits and politicians—the greatest threat our...
Mar 28, 2023

Matrimony Melodies: Jane Austen’s musical in Ross

Fans of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice have had a plethora of adaptations of the 19th-century novel from which to choose, from the trio...
Feb 21, 2023

‘A Little Night Music’ soars

Some Stephen Sondheim musicals are more recognizable and identifiable than others. Sweeney Todd? Murderous barber. Into the Woods? Fractured fairy tales. Assassins? Assassins. A...
Feb 7, 2023

‘Sidekicked’ Play Finds Lucy’s ‘Ethel’ Playing Second Banana

Sonoma Arts Live brings a little retro-television to the Rotary Stage in Sonoma with Sidekicked, a one-woman show about actress Vivian Vance. Vance is...
Jan 17, 2023

Who’s Your Daddy? Musical Two-hander onstage at Cinnabar

North Bay theater in the New Year kicks off with Cinnabar Theater’s production of the two-hander, Daddy Long Legs. Former Cinnabar artistic director Elly...
Jan 4, 2023

2022’s Top Torn Tix: The Sequel

Local dramas ranged from ‘solid’ to ‘unsettling’ Between health-related closures, dwindling audiences, casting challenges and at least one big change in company leadership, there was...