'Triangle', which just opened at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, embraces our distant and immediate past, creating glimmers of a future, and doing things that other musicals just don’t.
Entering the house, you soak in Joe Ragey’s scenic design upon which the contradictions of the place are writ large. “Harlan County is UMWA County” isn’t the only sign proclaiming union loyalty, but they all seem overshadowed by the smaller ‘We Accept Food Coupons’ placard.
Fresh, modern new look for Palo Alto Players, and 85th anniversary season featuring Chicago, Clybourne Park , Death of a Salesman, Into the Woods, and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
Like North Pool and Bengal Tiger in the Baghdad Zoo, the characters of Lake Effect take a heightened form of the imperfect journey we all take when crossing into uncomfortably different worlds.
San Francisco Weekend: ‘Antigone’ at Cutting Ball, ‘Lake Effect’ at TheatreWorks, Off the Grid food trucks
Stark Insider Weekend Picks: 'Antigone' at Cutting Ball, 'The Lake Effect' at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, and the 'Off the Grid' street food festival are just a few things that should be on your San Francisco short list.
Tonight, however, it was impossible not to appreciate the intense attack that began the first movement of this four movement quartet, and the color evident throughout it. Incredibly rich and complex, as performed by the IQ, it seemed impossible that this was a string quartet.
Tyler Bennett’s performance of Seurat had such depth and nuance that it recalls the old Anna Deavere Smith bit about good acting being the furthest thing from lying that she’s encountered.
If you balked at J.M. Barrie’s 1902 novel as a child, perhaps because families named Darling, dogs named Nana, and astral beings like Tinkerbell were a walk into the weird, this show is for you.
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.