TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Theater review: ‘Yellow Face’ an entertaining look at race in America

I always admire people who can poke fun at themselves yet deliver a serious message. That's exactly what David Henry Hwang does with his mockumentary 'Yellow Face' and there is a lot to admire here. His narrative, which casts himself at the center of a part-reality, part-fictional account of...

Interview: Obie-award winner Francis Jue discusses ‘Yellow Face’ at TheatreWorks, Broadway, Bay Area theater

Bay Area theater fans will be excited to know that our very own Francis Jue will be back on stage here at this week’s opening of ‘Yellow Face’ at TheatreWorks in Mountain View.

TheatreWorks’ Biting Backstage Comedy “YELLOW FACE” opens Aug 29

HEATREWORKS PRESENTS REGIONAL PREMIERE OF BITING BACKSTAGE COMEDY “YELLOW FACE” August 26-September 20, 2009 By David Henry HwangPALO ALTO (July 6, 2009) – TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the ferociously funny, utterly unreliable memoir, YELLOW FACE, from the Tony Award-winning author of M. Butterfly,David Henry Hwang.  Part fact, part fiction,...

Theatre Communications Group publishes ‘Theatre Facts 2008’

Not surprisingly, 2008 was a tough time for non-profit theatre houses across the country. The good news is that resident production attendance was higher in 2008 than in 2004, as was single ticket and subscription income.A report from Theatre Communications Group (TCG) dives deep into the financials of the...

Bay Area Theater season kicks off this month

And just like that, we're into mid-August. Which means for many San Francisco Bay Area arts fans the start of the new theater season. Expect your calendar to fill up quickly, and provide lots of laughs (a popular theme this year, fittingly given the economy), challenging dramas, classic revivals...

‘Tinyard Hill’ Premiere: Summer love, grand aspirations in small town Georgia

Tinyard Hill's world premiere at TheatreWorks will have you reminiscing about your own memories of summer love.

Tinyard Hill, TheatreWorks Palo Alto – Opening Night July 18

TINYARD HILL A NEW COUNTRY MUSICAL By Tommy Newman and Mark Allen World PremiereView first music rehearsalTinyard Hill, Georgia is a small town partial to old-time music and new-forged dreams, especially for a handsome young blacksmith hammering out a living at the historic smithy his family has owned for generations. When an...