Sam Chanse

Theater News: Magic Theatre announces 2020-2021 season featuring world premiere of Sam Chanse’s ‘Monument’

As San Francisco Bay Area theater companies struggle to bring shows to a new, online-only audience we see different approaches being employed to keeping us engaged. Many have turned to streaming and virtual experiences -- given social distancing these seem like pretty much the only viable alternatives. Meantime, others, like...
Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Highlights

What’s Happening: Disney to stream Broadway COVID-19 benefit concert

The sold-out, one-night-only benefit 'Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway' – which featured a starry cast of 79 performers – will be streamed at 7 pm Eastern on Monday, April 13.
Sunday in the Park with George - Review at San Francisco Playhouse

Theater News: San Francisco Playhouse 2020-2021 season revealed

San Francisco Playhouse has just announced its upcoming season. This will be their 18th season, and their most ambitious one yet. In fact, the announcement was made the previous night at their first-ever live streaming season announcement party. On the mainstage will be Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman in its west...
Berkeley Repertory Theatre season announcement external building

More San Francisco Bay Area theaters to stream cancelled plays

You can support the arts and enjoy theater from your home.

In response to COVID-19 San Francisco theater is streaming shows, asking buyers to choose price point

Virtual tickets to 2 American Conservatory Theater productions are now on sale.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Broadway SF, San Francisco

‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ and ‘Oklahoma!’ lead BroadwaySF 2020-2021 season

Happy! Broadway! Musicals! Lots of excitement today as BroadwaySF revealed its 2020-2021 line-up. Moulin Rouge! The Musical and Oklahoma! lead the shows headed to San Francisco. Rounding out the seven show season are Ain't Too Proud, Hadestown, The Cher Show, The Prom and To Kill a Mockingbird. See below for the details. Per...
Scott Shepherd as Nick in 'Gatz'.

Theater Review: ‘Gatz’ at Berkeley Rep is the most (and best) non-Instagrammable thing you’ll ever see

The Great Gatsby. Word for word. Page by page. An extraordinary piece of experimental theater immerses the audience for 6 hours in F. Scott Fitzgerald's unforgettable classic.
In San Francisco: Paula West at the Nikko (Review)

In San Francisco: Paula West at the Nikko (Review)

Paula West has opened a two-week engagement at Feinstein’s at the Nikko in San Francisco. This popular cabaret performer has captured the hearts of jazz lovers over the years due to her extraordinary devotion to and understanding of the complexity and beauty of jazz classics as well as other...
Sting brings 'The Last Ship' musical to San Francisco

Theater News: Sting coming to San Francisco with ‘The Last Ship’ at Golden Gate Theatre

Former Police front-man Sting is bringing his acclaimed musical to San Francisco. The Last Ship opens February 20, 2020 and runs for a month. About 3 hours in length with one intermission, the show has earned a Tony Award nomination for Sting's score. Recently the production played sold-out runs in U.K.,...

Theater News: Berkeley Rep ‘Gatz’ is a 6 hour marathon production

And you thought The Godfather was long? Berkeley Rep has announced that its production of Obie-winning Gatz will run 6 hours long when it hits the stage next month. Fortunately there'll be plenty of breathers for the audience, including a 2-hour break for dinner. The production does take place in a...