The Exhibitionist

A Sneak Peek at the Oakland Zoo’s California Trail, Opening July 12

If your exposure to Bay Area wildlife is limited to hot dog…

 

Over the Rhine: Wagner’s Epic Returns to S.F. Opera

Talking about Richard Wagner’s mega-opera Der Ring des Niebelungen (The Ring of…

 

Gettin’ Buggy with An Entomologist’s Love Story

We learn about the mating habits of bees, the praying mantis, and…

 

Festival Recap: Superlatives and Field Notes from Clusterfest 2018

Throughout the weekend, one thing the comedians at Clusterfest seemed to agree…

All the Real Girls in Dry Land, at Shotgun Players

In the climactic scene of Ruby Rae Spiegel’s Dry Land (at Shotgun Players…

The Tension of the Gun, in Topdog/Underdog at Ubuntu Theater Project

“Booth, sensing someone behind him, whirls around, pulling a gun from his…

His Mind Is a Dangerous Neighborhood: Bob the Drag Queen in Angels in America

Most people don’t make their theater debut in Angels in America: A…

Meet Your Makers

Every spring, a fire-spinning, drone-flying, battle-bot fan’s fancy turns to the San…

Send Me An Angel, Right Now, at Berkeley Rep

In the 1980s and ’90s, gay men spent hours visiting physicians, hospitals…

The Tenderloin, Liquor Stores, and Jonestown in Campo Santo’s Casa de Spirits

Sean San Jose, one of the founders of theater ensemble Campo Santo, asked…