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Intimate Conversation with Jenny Slate will Precede a Screening of Feature Film Marcel the Shell with Shoes On on Friday, April 22 at The Castro Theatre

SFFILM Festival to honor Jenny Slate with special ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’ screening

San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) today announced that it would honor actor, author and comedian Jenny Slate. A special screening of her film Marcel the Shell with Shoes On will be held on Friday April 22, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. In addition the tribute...
Aurora Theatre Company news, plays, season announcements

On Stage: ‘Colonialism is Terrible, But Pho is Delicious’ kicks off Aurora Theatre season

Aurora Theatre Company has revealed its 2022/2023 season. Full details below. Dustin Chinn's Colonialism Is Terrible, But Pho Is Delicious will enjoy its world premiere to kick off Aurora's season on November 4, 2022. Four plays comprise the schedule. Artistic Director Josh Costello writes about other works taking to the famed...
San Jose Stage Company Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

What’s Happening: ‘August: Osage County’ to open at San Jose Stage Company

San Jose Stage Company has announced that August: Osage County will run March 30 through April 24, 2022. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-wining play will be directed by Kenneth Kelleher. Per the announcement: "This Pulitzer Prize-winning play erupts with biting wit. After the disappearance of their alcoholic patriarch, three sisters along...
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage show San Francisco

What’s Happening: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ at the Curran in San Francisco

Harry Potter fans, grab your magic wands! This is not a drill. Organizers have announced that the official opening of the West Coast production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is on for tonight at the Curran Theater. The event is so eagerly anticipated San Francisco that even mayor London...
Water by the Spoonful By Quiara Alegría Hudes Directed by Denise Blasor

What’s Happening: ‘Water by the Spoonful’ opens March 16 at San Francisco Playhouse

Artistic Director Bill English and Producing Director Susi Damilano of San Francisco Playhouse have announced casting for Water by the Spoonful. See details below. Quiara Alegria's Pulitzer Prize winning play will run from March 16 through April 23, 2022. The esteemed theater says that Denise Blasor will direct. "Quiara Alegría Hudes’s...
Launching its American tour at the A.C.T.'s Geary Theater, Freestyle Love Supreme pays homage to John Coltrane's improvisational musical style as it takes audiences on a freestyle, never-before-seen-and-never-to-be-seen-again hip-hop comedy ride.

What’s Happening: ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ launches American tour at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater

Improvisational show Freestyle Love Supreme has arrived. Organizers at A.C.T. say the Broadway hit is now playing at the Geary Theater in San Francisco through February 13. The show, from longtime friends Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Bay Area artist Anthony Veneziale, "pays homage to John Coltrane's improvisational musical style as...
Jersey Boys - BroadwaySF Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco

What’s Happening San Francisco: ‘Jersey Boys’ musical returns to the Golden Gate Theatre

BroadwaySF (Ambassador Theatre Group) today announced that the award-winning and every popular musical Jersey Boys is returning to San Francisco. The show, which tells the story of Frankie Vallie and The Four Seasons, is scheduled to run for two weeks, from March 1 through March 13, 2022 at the Golden...
Nanny by Nikyatu Jusu - Sundance Film Festival

What’s Happening: Sundance Film Festival moving online for 2022

Omicron strikes again. But the show must go on.
Berkeley Rep Theatre, Addison - Annual Fundraising Gala

What’s Happening: ‘Swept Away’ at Berkeley Rep extended – again

Director Michael Mayer's latest production has been extended -- yet again. Musical Swept Away will run additional dates Berkeley Rep has announced. The January 9 - March 6, 2022 extension is the "second and final time," per The Rep. Tickets are now available. Organizers say all patrons must present a vaccination...