Yerba Buena Center for the Performing Arts

Mahagonny Songspiel with Les mamelles de Tirésias
Strange bedfellows
BY | 04.29.14

If there’s another soprano capable of performing a double mastectomy while singing, please rise.

Nathalie Djuberg; “The Parade” (detail) 2011
San Francisco Arts
BY | 07.12.12

The Big Ideas are: ENCOUNTER: Engaging the social context; SOAR: The search for meaning; REFLECT: Considering the personal; and DARE: Innovations in art, action, audience.

Kronos Quartet
San Francisco Performing Arts
BY | 05.14.12

As a performance piece, Flow comes into its own and positively shimmers, much like the edges of a Rothko painting. The long rests between the short musical gestures give the listener breathing space, which is a rarity in any concert hall.

American Conservatory Theater
Bay Area Stage
BY | 02.22.12

This week in San Francisco Bay Area Theater: Buried Child at San Jose Stage, A Doctor in Spite of Himself at Berkeley Rep, Green Whales at Renegade Theatre Experiment, The Great Gatsby at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Higher at A.C.T.

Yerba Buena Center for the Performing Arts
Pink lapels
BY | 02.13.12

Exquisite costumes, imaginative lighting, and video artistry evidence the incredible work poured into this production. Particularly compelling were the set designs, which were dominated by architectural components.