Edit ModuleShow Tags

Theater & Dance

Flyaway Productions Tackles Women’s Issues

‘The Wait Room’ combines oral histories, music, and dance on an important topic: women with incarcerated loved ones.
May 16, 2019

‘Kings’ Exposes Some D.C. Dirty Laundry

The Ashby Stage takes up a timely topic: the corrosive effects of money on politics in Sarah Burgess’ ‘Kings.’
May 15, 2019

Song of the Goat Theatre Brings ‘Lear’ to Zellerbach

This is one-of-a-kind Shakespeare theater with Corsican folk music and Gregorian chants.
May 10, 2019

Oakland Symphony Collaborates for ‘West Side Story’ Production

The May 10 Paramount Theatre production is a celebratory centennial concert of Bernstein’s legacy to American music.
May 8, 2019

August Wilson Comes Alive in Oakland

Wilson’s one-man show How I Learned What I Learned, originally performed by the playwright himself, is a delightful autobiographical journey through lively anecdotes of his life as a young black man in Pittsburgh.
April 25, 2019

Cal Performances Hosts Alvin Ailey Dancers for 2019

Returning April 9-14 for its annual residency that began over 50 years ago in 1968, the venerable dance company brings three Bay Area premieres and some returning favorites to Zellerbach.
April 8, 2019

Dimensions Dance Theater Reveals Two World Premieres

The April program, We Have Ourselves, features two world premieres with different perspectives, one by Latanya Tigner, a Dimensions member since 1986, and Erik Lee, who joined the company in 2011.
April 5, 2019

East Bay Costume Designers Talk Shop

Maggie Whitaker, Christine Crook, Ruby Vixen, and Wendy Sparks turn costumes into couture, propelling productions to new heights with their sewing and design skills.
March 28, 2019

Auro’s ‘Actually’ Explores Sexual Misconduct

Making its Bay Area premiere on Aurora Theatre Company’s second stage, Anna Ziegler’s drama Actually promises to be a much more nuanced and thorny examination of the gray areas of sexual misconduct.
March 8, 2019

‘Reversible’ by 7 Fingers Builds Intergenerational Bridges

Montreal’s award-winning, contemporary circus troupe plays Berkeley with a tale of reflection, beauty, and hope.
February 22, 2019