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Weekend: Around the Bay Area

But first, here on the west coast, weekends must begin with wine.
Sunset Blvd.

Theater Review: ‘Sunset Blvd.’ by Palo Alto Players

Pictures may have gotten smaller, but this story continues to be larger than life.
Annmarie Martin plays Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Weber's Sunset Boulevard. Photo by Joyce Goldschmid.

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece ‘Sunset Boulevard’ comes to Bay Area for first time

SUNSET BOULEVARD originally illuminated the silver screen in 1950.
(left to right) Mary Waterfield as Jean, and Daniel Trecroci as Gordon's Brother Dwight-1

Theater Review: ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

"You’re very comforting. I don’t know why. You’re like a very small casserole - has anyone ever told you that?’"
Dead Man's Cell Phone, Palo Alto Players

Palo Alto Players presents ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

Dead Man's Cell Phone is just one of the many award–winning plays that Ruhl has written.
Palo Alto Players 80th anniversary, 2010-2011 season

Palo Alto Players announce 2010-2011 season

The special anniversary season of Palo Alto Players is a diverse collection of plays and musicals that will be performed at the Lucie Stern Theater.

Prune Hamentashen may blow, but JEWTOPIA rules!

Plays that are in production for a mere four weeks usually have that “not soup yet” rawness about them that begs our charity. However, in the hands of a good director and strong cast, that rawness has a freshness and energy that carries the show. Such was...

Theater Review: ‘RENT’ by Palo Alto Players receives standing ovation

Directed by Joe Duffy, the Palo Alto Players’ RENT opened to a standing ovation.  With its high energy, strong vocals, it’s sure to be on theater-goers’ short list of what to see on the Peninsula until it closes on May 9.Staging such a well-known show is particularly challenging for small...

Palo Alto Players announces student rush tickets For ‘Rent’

Palo Alto Players has announced the availability of a limited number of student “rush” tickets for their upcoming production of Jonathan Larson’s Rent, opening April 24, 2010 at the Lucie Stern Theater in Palo Alto. This much-loved and multiple award-winning musical will have a paid preview on April...

Theater Guide: Welcome Pear Avenue Theatre, Center REP Theatre, Cirque du Soleil and Palo Alto Players

The Bay Area Theater and Arts Guide continues to grow. Today, I'm pleased to announce that we've added four new theaters to the guide which you can find here. Welcome to Pear Avenue Theatre (Mountain View), Center REP Theatre (Walnut Creek), Cirque du Soleil (OVO in San Jose, opening...