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Sam Shepard’s ‘Buried Child’ returns home to Magic Theatre

Buried Child won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and launched Shepard to national fame as a playwright.

Bay Area Stage: Blue Man Group, ‘Happy Ones’ at Magic, ‘Being Earnest’ at TheatreWorks, ‘Arsonists’ at Aurora

Openings: Blue Man Group in San Jose, 'The Happy Ones' at Magic Theatre in San Francisco, 'Being Earnest' at TheatreWorks in Mountain View, and 'The Arsonists' at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.

Magic Theatre takes up residency at A.C.T.

Schedule features "raw" production of 'Se Llama Cristina', new play readings, and late-night programming.

Review: ‘Se Llama Cristina’ at Magic Theatre

The premise is one of my favorites, drawing from elements not unlike what we've seen over the years in other forms, notably in Christopher Nolan's 'Memento' and the 'Saw' horror film franchise.

Theater Ticker: Waiting for Godot, Se Llama Cristina, Our Practical Heaven

On the Stark Theater Radar: openings at Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, and Aurora Theatre.

Bay Area theater openings

Openings at A.C.T., SHN Orpheum, Dragon Theatre, Magic Theatre, San Jose Stage Company, and The Ashby Stage in Berkeley.

San Francisco: World Premiere of Octavio Solis’ Se Llama Cristina

Octavio Solis is a playwright and director living in San Francisco. Se Llama Cristina is his third play to be produced at Magic Theatre.

San Francisco: Octavio Solis returns to Magic Theatre

The list of playwrights cultivated and premiered at Magic Theatre is a veritable who’s who of American theatre: Sam Shepard, Michael McClure, Nilo Cruz, Paula Vogel, Rebecca Gilman, Lloyd Suh, Taylor Mac, Theresa Rebeck, Sharr White, and Luis Alfaro...

Finding ‘Another Way Home’ at Magic Theatre, San Francisco

At times, the play reminded me of the bold, uncompromising indie film We Need to Talk About Kevin (featuring a haunting performance by Ezra Miller); that hatred can seemingly run so deep, without explanation.

Review: A beautiful mind in ‘The Other Place’

This is the beauty of this play; what appears ordinary on the surface is anything but, and we find ourselves asking questions, contemplating the various actions the characters are taking which all appear right, yet seem to further deepen the pain, negative consequences.