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June 25, 2024

West Edge Opera Presents Its Summer of the Supernovas

Cellist Jacqueline du Pré died at 42 of complications from multiple sclerosis. But during her brief, brilliant life, she was “a supernova,” said Marnie Breckenridge, the soprano who will portray her in West Edge Opera’s production of Jacqueline, Aug. 10, 16 and 18.   Breckenridge has been involved in the opera...
music in the park san jose
April 25, 2023

Shotgun Players

music in the park san jose
music in the park san jose
Oakland Theater Project
April 25, 2023

Oakland Theater Project

When asked about their first encounter with Oakland Theater Project (OTP), early adopters are likely to recall its former name, Ubuntu Theater Project. They might describe seeing ambitious, site-specific summer festival productions held throughout Oakland—at auto-repair shops,...
'A Return to Authenticity'
February 27, 2023

‘A Return to Authenticity’

Reformation and transformation are on the mind of Aurora Theatre Company artistic director Josh Costello in early 2023. Swiftly to follow are immediacy, relevancy and stability, as well as alliances leading to Community Partner programs he initiated...
Second Resonders
February 27, 2023

Second Responders

The Tony Award-winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre is revving back into action in 2023 with a full season of live performances. After the pandemic shutdown halted theater activity across the country for nearly two years, managing director Tom Parrish says cultural workers are the nation’s second responders.
Berkeley Rep's 'Goddess'
September 1, 2022

A ‘Goddess’ Is Born

A goddess’ birth can be a long process—but her emergence is glorious. Director/creator Saheem Ali, playwright Jocelyn Bioh and composer Michael Thurber have been midwifing the world-premiere musical 'Goddess,' which recently opened at Berkeley Rep, for years. The piece has gone through multiple iterations and four postponements, and has now stridden exuberantly onto the stage.
East Bay Theaters
September 1, 2022

East Bay Theaters

Theater in the East Bay is back big time this fall, with diverse shows that demonstrate the provocative, exploratory missions of its sustaining companies and series—and also offering some just plain fun. There are world premieres, classics reimagined, international visitors and some very big wigs. Below, in alphabetical order by company, take a look at some of the season’s most enticing offerings at our East Bay theatres.
January 1, 2022

¡Sí, Ella Puede!

West Edge Opera explores the life of Dolores Huerta Dolores Huerta’s life could certainly be described as “operatic.” At age 91, the co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America is still an activist, still fighting for just...
August 6, 2021

A Midsummer Date-Night’s Dream

Dinner and a show with California Shakespeare Theater Canvasing the Bay Area for an optimal come-out-of-Covid date night, one option shouts for attention: California Shakespeare Theater’s “Season of Shared Light” that in 2021 flings open the venue’s sweeping...
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