Hot Plays for Hot Days

Hot Plays for Hot Days

Way over yonder on KQED Arts, I give a few recommendations of plays and musicals not to miss this summer. Head on over and

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Return of the Prodigal Son

Return of the Prodigal Son

Playwright Luis Alfaro returns to Magic Theatre with the start of an epic American trilogy.

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Not Just the Sheriff’s Wife

Not Just the Sheriff’s Wife

Venezuelan actress Eliana López, wife of Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, tells her side of the 2012 domestic violence scandal in a new solo show.

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Guvnors Is a Ball

Guvnors Is a Ball

Swinging ’60s update of Servant of Two Masters brings belly laughs to Berkeley Rep.

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Resonant Echo

Resonant Echo

Solo theater artist Echo Brown’s lighthearted dating story packs a devastating wallop.

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I Wish to Go to the Festival

I Wish to Go to the Festival

The San Francisco International Arts Festival is back in full swing.

I give you the rundown of visiting and homegrown theater acts on KQED Arts. Read more

A Knight at the Baths

A Knight at the Baths

We Players stage a bittersweet fairytale romance at the ruins of the Sutro Baths.

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Jazz Caravan Through Iran

Jazz Caravan Through Iran

So an African-American jazz musician and an Iranian movie star walk into a bar…

My feature on African-American Shakespeare Company and Golden Thread Productions’ Isfahan Blues is on KQED Arts. Read more

Portrait of the Autist as a Young Boy

Portrait of the Autist as a Young Boy

New musical Max Understood brings us into the world of an autistic boy.

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Pity the Fool

Pity the Fool

From a fool and a pack of puppets, two offbeat takes on Lear.

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