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Theater Ticker: Waiting for Godot, Se Llama Cristina, Our Practical Heaven

On the Stark Theater Radar: openings at Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, and Aurora Theatre.

Bay Area theater openings

Openings at A.C.T., SHN Orpheum, Dragon Theatre, Magic Theatre, San Jose Stage Company, and The Ashby Stage in Berkeley.

San Francisco: World Premiere of Octavio Solis’ Se Llama Cristina

Octavio Solis is a playwright and director living in San Francisco. Se Llama Cristina is his third play to be produced at Magic Theatre.

San Francisco: Octavio Solis returns to Magic Theatre

The list of playwrights cultivated and premiered at Magic Theatre is a veritable who’s who of American theatre: Sam Shepard, Michael McClure, Nilo Cruz, Paula Vogel, Rebecca Gilman, Lloyd Suh, Taylor Mac, Theresa Rebeck, Sharr White, and Luis Alfaro...

Finding ‘Another Way Home’ at Magic Theatre, San Francisco

At times, the play reminded me of the bold, uncompromising indie film We Need to Talk About Kevin (featuring a haunting performance by Ezra Miller); that hatred can seemingly run so deep, without explanation.

Review: A beautiful mind in ‘The Other Place’

This is the beauty of this play; what appears ordinary on the surface is anything but, and we find ourselves asking questions, contemplating the various actions the characters are taking which all appear right, yet seem to further deepen the pain, negative consequences.

Social Media Use Continues to Rise Across San Francisco Venues

Why are sports writers and political pundits able to stir up active online debate whereas their counterparts in theater cannot?

San Francisco: Witness a completely improvised murder mystery

You -- that innocent of innocent audience member -- will, of course, have the honor of choosing the murder weapon and the scene of the crime.

Stones don’t bite in ‘Any Given Day’

This is the great Jim Carpenter's first time on the Magic stage, and those that follow Bay Area theater know he's a stalwart icon. For that alone, this production is not to be missed.

SF Bay Area theaters see 12.5% monthly increase in Twitter followers

Theaters with the largest growth in followers include SF Playhouse (23%) and Marin Theatre Company (53%).