Feature: Fall Arts Preview

There’s nothing like the balmy autumnal glory of the North Bay, and for this, we editorial scribes at the Pacific Sun are profoundly grateful—if...

Stage: Shrew’d Move

by Howard DillonWest Marin is full of beautiful surprises—and one of the richest is the upcoming production of Shakespeare’s proto-feminist comedy Taming of the...

Stage: John Brown Lives

So, what’s former Spreckels Performing Arts Center manager Gene Abravaya been doing since his retirement to the Arizona desert?“I’ve been enjoying my retirement and...

Stage: Life Cycles

The Cloverdale Performing Arts Center is presenting Heroes, playwright Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of a 2003 French play about three World War I vets in...

Stage: Transcendental Meta-Motion

Transcendence Theatre Company’s seventh season of Broadway Under the Stars continues with a dance-centric production titled, appropriately enough, Shall We Dance. The show runs...

Stage: Sunday’s Best

San Francisco Playhouse is celebrating summer with Sunday in the Park with George.In the mid to late 1880s, as the impressionist movement was beginning...

Hard Win

After 28 years avoiding it, the Marin Shakespeare Company finally brings Pericles, one of the playwright’s seldom-performed “difficult” plays, to the stage of the...

Like a Stone

One might think that the talents behind Downton Abbey and Phantom of the Opera would be odd choices to make a Broadway musical out...

Stage: Bill’s Will

If the night is warm, and the cast and play are strong, attending a summer Marin Shakespeare Company production “under the stars” in Dominican...

Stage: Black and White

‘Everyone’s a little bit racist” sing the puppets in the musical Avenue Q. Playwright Greg Kalleres takes that thought and runs with it in...