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Triangle Review - TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Staying in the Dream: ‘Triangle’ at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley (Review)

'Triangle', which just opened at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, embraces our distant and immediate past, creating glimmers of a future, and doing things that other musicals just don’t.

Not Just for Folkies: ‘Fire on the Mountain’ breathes electricity

Entering the house, you soak in Joe Ragey’s scenic design upon which the contradictions of the place are writ large. “Harlan County is UMWA County” isn’t the only sign proclaiming union loyalty, but they all seem overshadowed by the smaller ‘We Accept Food Coupons’ placard.

Palo Alto Players unveils new logo, 85th season line-up

Fresh, modern new look for Palo Alto Players, and 85th anniversary season featuring Chicago, Clybourne Park , Death of a Salesman, Into the Woods, and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

TheatreWorks ‘The Lake Effect’: More Rajiv Joseph magic (Review)

Like North Pool and Bengal Tiger in the Baghdad Zoo, the characters of Lake Effect take a heightened form of the imperfect journey we all take when crossing into uncomfortably different worlds.

San Francisco Weekend: ‘Antigone’ at Cutting Ball, ‘Lake Effect’ at TheatreWorks, Off the Grid food trucks

Stark Insider Weekend Picks: 'Antigone' at Cutting Ball, 'The Lake Effect' at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, and the 'Off the Grid' street food festival are just a few things that should be on your San Francisco short list.

Last Words from the Ives Quartet (Review)

Tonight, however, it was impossible not to appreciate the intense attack that began the first movement of this four movement quartet, and the color evident throughout it. Incredibly rich and complex, as performed by the IQ, it seemed impossible that this was a string quartet.

Spring at Foothill College: ‘Sunday in the Park with George’

Tyler Bennett’s performance of Seurat had such depth and nuance that it recalls the old Anna Deavere Smith bit about good acting being the furthest thing from lying that she’s encountered.

More than ebony and ivory: ‘2 Pianos 4 Hands’

This show is the perfect introduction for those who are curious what the often-grueling track to becoming another musician trying to not get stuck in contractor hell is really like.

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ – a prequel with loft (Review)

If you balked at J.M. Barrie’s 1902 novel as a child, perhaps because families named Darling, dogs named Nana, and astral beings like Tinkerbell were a walk into the weird, this show is for you.

Inaugural, peer-based Theatre Bay Area Awards to honor stage excellence

New TBA awards to recognize excellence in theater across the San Francisco Bay Area. Inaugural celebration scheduled for November 10, 2014 at the American Conservatory Theater.