The Exhibitionist

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…

Should an Imperfect Hero Stay Or Should He Go, at A.C.T.

“Who will I belong to?” is one of the central questions Suzan-Lori…

To Vax or Not to Vax at Eureka Day

Nestled up high in the Berkeley hills, the fictional elementary school Eureka…

Charlize Theron on Motherhood and Depression

She played the brutalized wife of a demonically possessed lawyer in 1997’s…

The New Wheel Hosts the First-Ever E-Bike Festival This Weekend

Let us feel the mode-shift happen, as one. The invasion of venture-capital-funded…