David Byrne, the cerebral, witty art rocker who has explored many areas of music and performance since his beginnings as part of the Talking Heads in the 70s, entranced a capacity crowd at Berkeley's Greek Theatre with a show entitled Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno. Eno and Byrne first collabora ... More >>
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Theater & Opera
There's not much passion -- at least of the sexual variety -- in a corporate takeover
One Window looks beautiful and makes us think, but its emotions fail to stick
The final installment in the Shotgun Players' protest trilogy
Heavy makeup and fancy costumes can't disguise weak performances
The sad anti-war tale gets a fresh, masterful update
Charles Mee's plays can be funny, but here the humor comes too late
Why are Bay Area stages so classically minded this season?
What do a cappella, opera, and jazz have to do with hip hop? Ask Felonious.
A critical guide to week one of the Mill Valley Film Fest
ACT's star-driven Hecuba is balanced, admirable -- and oddly uninvolving