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Bad Trip: Plays About the History of Comedy and Crack Cocaine Should Be Anything but Boring.

The truest moment in The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) isn't when…

    Tue Dec 16th, 2014 4:00pm By Lily Janiak

Theater of the Hive Mind: The One-Minute Play Festival Illuminates the City with Many Small, Bright Visions

It'd be hard to imagine a mode of theater more seemingly apt…

    Tue Dec 2nd, 2014 4:10pm By Lily Janiak

Balancing Act: Exploring the Fear and Wonder of Technology with Superhuman Flexibility, Juggling

Cirque Du Soleil prides itself on being “nouveau cirque,” or a contemporary…

    Tue Nov 18th, 2014 6:00pm By Laura Jaye Cramer

Divide and Conquer: Two of the Bay Area's Most Exciting Small Theater Companies Throw Genres in a Blender

In Bigger Than a Breadbox Theatre Co.'s production of Federico Garcia Lorca's…

    Tue Nov 18th, 2014 6:00pm By Lily Janiak

Environmental Studies: PlayGround's Inventive Playwriting Series Opens with a Question That Plagues Us All: Are We Totally Screwed?

The primary reason the Earth is fucked is largely due to people…

    Tue Nov 11th, 2014 4:20pm By Lou Fancher

Political Animals: You May Recognize a Few Politicos You Know in The Totalitarians.

Upon first encountering Penny, the funniest of many funny characters in Peter…

    Tue Nov 4th, 2014 4:20pm By Lily Janiak

Looking Back in Protest: Two Revolutionary Movements Reunite in the Moving Party People.

It's grim, difficult to watch, and doesn't entirely coalesce until Act Two,…

    Tue Nov 4th, 2014 4:20pm By Lou Fancher

Falling for the Weird: Two Autumn Shows Embrace S.F. in All of Its Bizarre, Shocking Glory

The Barbary Coast Revue celebrates one of San Francisco's most notorious epochs,…

    Tue Oct 21st, 2014 5:00pm By Lily Janiak

Growing Up: Don't Miss These Readings at the City's Biggest Literary Bacchanal

Fifteen years ago, Litquake was just a twinkle in the eye of…

    Tue Oct 7th, 2014 5:00pm By Julia Carrie Wong

The Grand Reprise: Fall Theater Is Off to an Exceptional Start with Two Astonishing Returns

When San Francisco Playhouse created its Sandbox Series in 2009, the idea…

    Tue Oct 7th, 2014 5:00pm By Lily Janiak