Body Awareness, Berkeley

Jeri Lynn Cohen and Patrick Russell in "Body Awareness" at the Aurora Theatre CompanyPhoto by David Allen 'Body Awareness' By Annie BakerDirected by Joy CarlinAurora Theatre CompanyJan. 27 – March 4, 2012 Picture this: a macho photographer who specializes  ...

The Gondoliers, SF

Chris Uzelac as Giuseppe and Cary Ann Rosko as Tessa in "The Gondoliers"Photo by Beau Saunders ‘The Gondoliers’ Music by Arthur SullivanLyrics by William S. GilbertThe Lamplighters Music TheatreDirected by Barbara HerouxMusic Director, Baker PeeplesJan. 20-29, 2012 If  ...

Ghost Light, Berkeley

Christopher Liam Moore (on knees) and Bill Geisslinger in "Ghost Light"Photo by Jenny Graham ‘Ghost Light’ Conceived and developed by Tony Taccone and Jonathan MosconeWritten by Tony TacconeDirected by Jonathan MosconeBerkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, Calif.Jan. 6-Feb. 19, 2012 If  ...

The Wild Bride, Berkeley

'The Wild Bride' Kneehigh Theatre productionAdapted and directed by Emma RiceMusic by Stu BarkerLyrics and text by Carl GroseBerkeley Repertory TheatreDec. 2, 2011–Jan. 22, 2012 “The Wild Bride” is a wild ride across farmland and forest, crossroads and  ...

The Soldier’s Tale, Berkeley

From left, Joan Mankin, L. Peter Callender and Muriel Maffre in "The Soldier's Tale"Photo by David Allen 'The Soldier’s Tale' (L’Histoire du Soldat) Music by Igor Stravinsky (Arranged by Jonathan Khuner)Book by C.F. Ramuz (Translated by Donald Pippin)Aurora Theatre  ...

Fela! SF (national tour)

Sahr Ngaujah as the title character in "Fela"Photo courtesy of SHN ‘Fela!’ Book by Jim Lewis and Bill T. JonesMusic and lyrics by Fela Anikulopo-KutiDirected and choreographed by Bill T. JonesCurran Theatre, San FranciscoNovember 15-December 11 (national  ...

Carmen, SF Opera

The ensemble in Act II of San Francisco Opera's "Carmen"Photos by Cory Weaver ‘Carmen’ By Georges BizetText by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic HalevyBased on a novella by Prosper MériméeConducted by Nicola LuisottiDirected by Jose Maria CondemiSan Francisco Opera, War  ...

Totem, Cirque du Soleil, SF

‘Totem’ Cirque du SoleilWritten and directed by Robert LePageAT&T Park, San FranciscoOct. 28-Dec. 18, 2011 I won’t go so far as to say “Totem” is the best Cirque du Soleil spectacle of the bunch. There are  ...

Race, SF

From left, Anthony Fusco, Susan Heyward, Chris Butler and Kevin O'Rourke in "Race" at ACTPhoto by Kevin Berne ‘Race’ By David MametDirected by Irene LewisAmerican Conservatory Theater, San FranciscoOct. 21–Nov. 13, 2011 In the justice system the race is  ...

Hair, SF (national tour)

'Hair' Music by Galt MacDermotBook by Gerome Ragni and James RadoDirected by Diane PaulusPresented by SHNGolden Gate Theatre, San FranciscoOct. 25-Nov. 20, 2011 Out in the lobby they were painting faces and handing out flowers. Inside  ...