Theater

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...

Stars come out in latest production

While reward often requires sacrifice, it’s best not to forget that hard work and persistence are also required. That’s one of the takeaways from...

Identity Crisis

It’s Christmas Eve, and a family readies their home for guests. Gifts go under a tree. They prepare food. They plan to attend Mass....

Top Torn Tickets

Compared to neighboring counties, Marin has relatively few regularly producing theater companies. But quantity does not equal quality, as this list proves. Here, in...
Donna Summer

Donna Summer musical sings the hits

Marinites seeking refuge from a cold and rainy December might find it worth their while to head over the bridge and spend a Summer...
Middletown at College of Marin

‘Middletown’ onstage at College of Marin

College of Marin goes deep into suburbia onstageWelcome to Middletown. Population: stable. Elevation: same. They call the main...

Saintly ‘Maid’

What’s a mother to do when her daughter says she hears the voice of an angel instructing her to lead an army to war?...

He & She

It’s been almost 85 years since two of Marin’s oldest theatre companies joined forces to present a full theatrical production. Apparently, it worked so...

Call It

Writers have dressed up the “boy meets girl, boy loses girl” trope for centuries now; from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to every Hallmark Channel...

Dark Song

More opera than musical (San Francisco Opera actually did a production in 2015), Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Sweeney Todd is an exceedingly difficult...