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At Berkeley Rep, legendary playwright Tony Kushner (right) reunites with Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone for the West Coast premiere of ’The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures.’

Kushner’s ’Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide’ at Berkeley Rep

By EDGE | Apr 24
Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner stage the West Coast premiere of "The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures," an epic tale of love, family, sex, money, and politics.


Theatre Reviews

Suli Holum performance is delivered in intimate HD in ArtEmerson’s "The Wholehearted"

The Wholehearted

By Michael Cox | Apr 24
Stein/Holum Project brings the power of the close-up to the Arts Emerson Jackie Liebergott Black Box in "The Wholehearted." Staged in an intimate setting, it uses video projection to bring the audience closer to Suli Holum’s nuanced performance.

Chloë Grace Moretz plays the survivor of a gunman’s attack on a school in this play by Scott Z. Burns

The Library

By Daniel Scheffler | Apr 16
Steven Soderbergh directs this stark new play about the aftermath of a high school shooting, now playing at The Public Theatre.

Hamlet (c. Jeremy Kahn*) is torn between Faustus (l. Michael Stevenson*) and Martin Luther (r. Dan Hiatt*) in ’Wittenberg’


By Adam Brinklow | Apr 15
Martin Luther and Dr. Faustus serve as professors to Hamlet in this creative play at Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre.


Theatre Features

San Francisco Ballet dancers Julia Rowe and James Sofranko in choreographer Mark Morris’ ’Maelstrom’

Maelstrom of Classic and Modern Dance

By Paul Parish | Apr 23
Oh, for a lookout point from which the important dance events of the last two weeks could be seen, assessed, and described!

Pride Films and Plays is accepting submissions through May 1

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.