Marin Shakespeare Company

Summer festival season continues in Marin with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The scent of hibiscus and twang of ukuleles will permeate Shakespeare's story of "lunatics, lovers and poets."

Marin Shakespeare Company opens summer festival with ‘King John’

Against a backdrop of shifting fortunes, politics and family dynamics, Shakespeare reveals human complexity and fallibility in this compression of history.

San Quentin inmates to perform Shakespearean tragedy (Video)

Hamlet will be played by Luke Padgett who is serving a life sentence for robbery, arson and murder.

StarkIn TV: San Quentin State Prison – In Search of Shakespeare

Drugs! B&E! Murder! Ahhh... wow, okay. This really is slightly different then filming at Opera San Jose, Berkeley Rep, or at A.C.T. We go inside the remarkable Shakespeare program at San Quentin.
Forest Meadows

Marin Shakespeare Company announces 2012 season

Power and politics; comedy and romance; laughter and lies fill the stage in Marin's only annual outdoor Shakespeare festival.
San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle

San Francisco theater critics circle announces 2011 nominees

The Critics Circle gives awards for excellence in three categories: Theatres with 99 seats or less; 100-300 seats; and Over 300 seats. Awards Ceremony & Gala Reception to be held April 2, 2012 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco.
San Quentin - Twelfth Night

In Photos – San Quentin Prison, ‘Twelfth Night’

Here we were, just mingling as we always do when we interview performers -- be it at SF Playhouse in San Francisco, Aurora in Berkeley or SJ Rep in San Jose. The only difference was the prison-sanctioned uniforms, and the fact that these guys were paying their debts to society.
Wade McCollum as "Narrator," Rachel Spencer Hewitt as "Daphne" the hopeful actress, Kristin Stokes as "Miriam," Daphne's star-gazing sister, and Ian Leonard as "Harold" the hapless sandwich maker prove it sometimes takes a blackout to see the light in the world premiere of 'Fly by Night' opening this weekend at TheatreWorks. Photo credit: Tracy Martin.

San Francisco Bay Area: Weekend Stage

After we polled the office, and collected all the latest information on shows, and announcements, we were a little bit surprised. What summer slow down?!
San Quentin State Prison

San Quentin inmates to perform Shakespearean comedy

"Shakespeare actors are role models within the San Quentin community, demonstrating that even behind bars men can continue to set goals, learn new skills, and become better human beings."