Classic ‘Trap’

When something becomes popular enough to be successfully parodied, what made the original source material so popular tends to be forgotten. Case in point—the...

Humans Being

A family teeters on the brink of financial, emotional and physical collapse over Thanksgiving dinner in The Humans, at Novato Theater Company through Sept....

Laughing Matters

A recent New York Times headline asked the question, “Can a Play About Vaccines Be a Laughing Matter?” Bay Area audiences can...

Play in the Park

For 20 years, Mill Valley’s Curtain Theatre has treated local audiences to admission-free, fully produced Shakespeare plays performed in the small, outdoor amphitheater in...

Song & Dance

Transcendence built...

Hamming It Up

Silliness takes the stage at Dominican University's Forest Meadows Amphitheatre as the Marin Shakespeare Company presents Monty Python's Spamalot. It's the company's first full...

Sister Act

The Ross Valley Players conclude their 89th season with a production of Crimes of the Heart, running in Ross through Aug. 11....

Summer School

The chances of Legally Blonde: The Musical showing up on anyone’s list of “great American musicals” are as likely as the chances of a...

Modern Measures

The Marin Shakespeare Company opens its 30th season with Measure for Measure. Shakespeare on justice and mercy would seem to be a perfect fit...

Cat’s Eyes

“Where is my cat?”So begins the saga of Wink, playwright Jen Silverman’s long-gestating play whose title character is said cat. Written in 2013, it’s...