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A play's 'playwright' can't keep his mind focused on the subject at hand in 'The Late Wedding'

Bearing it all

Keith Hennessy offers a work-in-progress showing of solo 'Bear/Skin'


Daring new works at Portland, Ore.'s Time-Based Art Festival

Family fish fry

Enda Walsh's 'New Electric Ballroom' takes its Bay Area bow

On the fringe

SF Fringe Festival 2014 leads off with a couple of jokers

No place like home

Saya Woolfalk culminates seven years of virtual civilization in 'ChimaTEK'

Curtain up

FALL ARTS 2014 Ten top picks from the season's theater calendar

Final stages

Theatre Rhinoceros revives its spring production of Alan Bennett's 'The Habit of Art'

Innocent bay stander

Join Sarah Cameron Sunde in a 'durational performance with the sea'

Sm/Art car

With their prototype mobile artist's workstation, Studio 1, David Szlasa and Katrina Rodabaugh are off to the races

Democracy wow!

STAGE: An inside take on Aaron Landsman, Mallory Catlett, and Jim Findlay's interactive 'City Council Meeting'

“How to Cook a Frog” at CounterPulse

July 25, 2014
What’s cooking?You may well ask, as towering gourmand Julia Child (Annie Danger) appears at Counterpulse tonight and tomorrow, walking her studio audience through a...

Gorgeousness unbound

Performance takes over at the Asian Art Museum's new exhibit

Gorgeousness unbound

Performance takes over at the Asian Art Museum's new exhibit

Turning the tables

'Fury Factory' unleashes ensemble-driven performances

Making waves

San Francisco Mime Troupe's 'Ripple Effect' takes on the Bay Area's roiling class divide

A heart in San Francisco

Performance legend Justin Vivian Bond's elemental romance with the city blossoms in new show 'Love is Crazy!'

Still hungry

Theatre of Yugen's remarkable world premiere of Chiori Miyagawa's 'This Lingering Life'

Get some: ‘This Is What I Want’ fest continues through June 21

June 6, 2014
This Is What I Want — the Bay Area’s fifth annual performance festival devoted to performing and investigating desire — seems to want it...

Rolling along

SF Opera makes a splash with a classic American musical

Oakland roundabout

Oscar Grant, Rodney King, and everyone in between make up the chains of cause-and-effect in Chinaka Hodge's 'Chasing Mehserle'

Burning mouse

Mike Daisey talks and dreams Burning Man, Disney World, and Occupy in 'American Utopias'

Dress with less

Peter Brook's spare but resonant 'The Suit' takes its Bay Area bow

No limits

Austin, Texas' Fusebox festival is 10 years young, wildly eclectic, transnational — and free!