ARTICLES BY Cy Ashley Webb

Cy spent the ‘80’s as a bench scientist, the tech boom doing intellectual property law, and the first decade of the millennium, aspiring to be the world’s oldest grad student at Stanford where she is interested in political martyrdom. Presently, she enjoys writing for Stark Insider and the SF Examiner, hanging out at Palo Alto Children's Theatre, and participating in various political activities. Democracy is not a spectator sport! Cy is a SFBATCC member.
Bring your hankie
by on 11.25.14

Wilder and Bracco’s play works so well because of the obvious lengths they’ve gone to make this historically accurate – to make it less of a fairy tale and more of a real-life miracle.

Meet the new boss - same as the old boss.
by on 11.24.14

Aurora Theatre in Berkeley consistently brings us smart, intelligent theatre – and ‘Breakfast with Mugabe’ is no exception.

Wish they all could be Italian girls...
by on 11.18.14

Stark’s acting chops absolutely made this performance, especially the end of the first act of which Hancock spoke so highly.

Nijinsky meets the aerialists
by on 11.17.14

Cirque du Soliel is unparalleled at creating fantastical environments peopled by surreal beings doing things barely imaginable.

San Francisco Arts
by on 11.17.14

Unlike the sitcom Ricky, Losada leads a real band and sings on stage, with a rich tenor that just might make you swoon.

The world’s time has come
by on 11.10.14

Maintaining the integrity of her story keeps her very imperfect son alive for her. We immediately ache; our vision of our children is part of who we are. This is the story of Michelangelo’s Pieta.

Quelle situation!
by on 11.04.14

Rarely do we have such a reliable witness who wears the fact she’s been around the block a time or two with such discrete flair.

What's Happening
by on 11.03.14

New TBA awards to recognize excellence in theater across the San Francisco Bay Area. Inaugural celebration scheduled for November 10, 2014 at the American Conservatory Theater.

The Arts
by on 10.27.14

Like how Memphis, Egypt sits on the river Nile, she points out, her Memphis is also on a river. Things move slowly. People and situations don’t really change – and when they do, it’s rarely for the better.

Haddock. Lots of haddock.
by on 10.20.14

The killer comedic timing of Neuenfeldt, Ward, and Noble keeps this fast-paced spy thriller, which serves more as a Brit equivalent to Get Smart!, than an alternate take on the Hitchcock original, moving forward.