Get Out: Film Night with San Francisco Symphony

In Review: Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ with live score by San Francisco Symphony

During its 2019-2020 season, the SF Symphony continues with its popular Film Series, providing a remarkable way to enjoy great American cinema. Each film is stripped of its soundtrack, and the musical score then is recreated and performed live by the SF Symphony.Scheduled for this season are Get Out...
Michael Luwoye & Isaiah Johnson

San Francisco Theater News: ‘Hamilton’ at BroadwaySF extended through May 31, 2020

Still haven't seen the smash Broadway hit Hamilton?Good news for those in and around the San Francisco Bay Area.BroadwaySF has announced the historical musical based on Founding Father Alexander Hamilton has been extended through May 31, 2020.As you may already know this is a hot ticket. So be prepared...

Theater News: San Francisco’s Magic Theatre announces artistic director Loretta Greco will depart end of 2019-2020 season

Magic Theatre is now in its 53rd year of continuous operation. Loretta Greco has been artistic director since 2008.
BroadwaySF Golden Gate Theatre - San Francisco

San Francisco Theater News: SHN is now BroadwaySF, Madonna ‘Madame X Tour’ arrives this month

Theater news out of San Francisco this week regarding branding of one of the city's most prominent theater houses.SHN has announced a name change. Going forward the company, known for bringing Broadway touring musicals to San Francisco, will be known as BroadwaySF.Per the news release: "The new name projects a...
San Jose Stage Company - Season 37 announcement

What’s Happening: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ leads San Jose Stage 2019-2020 season

San Jose Stage Company this week revealed its upcoming 2019-2020 season.The Rocky Horror Show kicks off the line-up which also features Stephen Karam's The Humans, Broadway musical Chicago and Tracy Letts' August: Osage County. See below for all the details and dates.“Our 37th Season is filled with award-winning plays...
Jonathan Euseppi - Grief is Horny

What’s Happening On Stage: ‘Grief is Horny’ at SF Fringe Festival

"One man, one cat suit, every possible emotion."
Leslie Odom with the San Francisco Symphony - Review

In Review: Leslie Odom with the San Francisco Symphony

While Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton musical continues to light up the stage at a SHN theater, one of its original stars lit up the stage at the San Francisco Symphony during the weekend just past.Leslie Odom, Jr., best known to many Hamilton fans as vice president Aaron Burr, is...
Lloyd Suh - Playwright - The Chinese Lady - Magic Theatre, San Francisco

What’s Happening: ‘Chinese Lady’ to kick off Magic Theatre 2019-2020 season

The Chinese Lady is scheduled to kick off Magic Theatre's 2019-2020 season. Lloyd Suh's play, inspired by a true story, tells the story of Afong Moy, the first Chinese woman to arrive on American soil. Mina Morita directs. The run is scheduled for October 9 through November 3, 2019.In...

What’s Happening: Kronos Festival at SFJAZZ (Review)

During its 2019-2020 season the SFJAZZ Center will feature more than 400 concerts in its Civic Center location. Included are residencies by such luminaries as Marcus Shelby. Last April the venue hosted the NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert which honored Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, Reggie Workman and Dorthaan Kirk.Late...
Review: Beautiful Carole King Musical at SHN Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco

San Francisco Stage: Feel-good Carole King musical hits all the right notes

Leaving the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in a good mood, you won’t even mind the traffic jam outside the theater.