Top Stories

Broadway-Bound Magician Shows What's Up His Sleeve

By Mark Kennedy, John Carucci | Nov 25
One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they're both in a place known more for jazz hands than sleight of hand.

John Cameron Mitchell Headed to 'Hedwig' on B'way

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 21
John Cameron Mitchell, the writer and original star of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," is returning to her miniskirt, wigs and high heels.

How Does a Hunchback Dance? Ask Chase Brock

By Brian Scott Lipton | Nov 20
Chase Brock, the 32-year-old choreographic wunderkind has reached his own personal nirvana, as choreographer of Disney's new stage musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."


Theatre Reviews

The Battle of Midway! Live! Onstage!

By Richard Dodds | Nov 27
What's worse than overhearing critics dissing your play during intermission? How about hearing from your donors that they are withdrawing their support after seeing the first act of the new play?

To Kill a Mockingbird

By Adam Brinklow | Nov 25
Contra Costa Civic Theatre stages the classic about a lawyer trying to defend a black man accused of a crime against a white woman in 1935 Alabama.

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca: 'Antigona'

By Lewis Whittington | Nov 25
Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca is touring 'Antigona' a dance-drama retelling of Sophocles' Antigone, the tragic heroine.