Cutting Ball Theater
Ilana Walder-Biesanz reviews the World Premiere of a new play by Katharine Sherman about Ondine, a water sprite.
Acclaimed San Francisco theater celebrates 17th season with season dedicated to “Dreams”.
Rob Melrose astutely writes that in many ways, The Pelican is "the modern chamber version of Hamlet and Electra – a father murdered by the mother and her lover and the children needing to know where their loyalties lie and what revenge to take."
This will be the first time all five of Strindberg’s Chamber Plays will be performed together in repertory in any language. Strindberg Cycle is the final offering in Cutting Ball's year-long programming celebrating the centennial of Strindberg's death.
One of Strindberg’s most peculiar and rarely performed plays, 'The Keys To Heaven' was never performed during the playwright’s lifetime.
We have shows in today's edition from San Francisco (A.C.T., SHN, Cutting Ball), down to San Jose (San Jose Stage), and back up the other side to Berkeley (Berkeley Rep).
Maurice Maeterlinck’s Pelléas et Mélisande premiered in 1893 in Paris at the Bouffes-Parisiens under the direction of Aurélien Lugné-Poe; the production was the antithesis to the realism popular in French theater at the time.