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Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Towards Cultural Equity, Diversity and Artistry in Casting »
by Brad Erickson For months, issues around casting choices have filled the news and ricocheted across social media. Of...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eugenie Chan Tells the Story »
by Sam Hurwitt Playwright Eugenie Chan isn’t just a San Francisco native. Her family’s been here since the Gold Rush....
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cultural Leadership Program Aims to Give Bay Area Theatre Makers New Tools »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Eight years ago, Rachel Fink grew “insanely jealous” when she learned about the variety of profes...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: The Best Paying Nonunion Jobs »
by Velina Brown Q: I’ve been weighing the pros and cons of whether to pursue joining Actor’s Equity Association [and...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (6 Comments - view/add)
From Blindness to Consciousness: The Shifting Debate about Inclusion in the Theatre »
by Lauren Spencer Stephanie Ybarra, the Director of Special Artistic Projects at the Public Theatre recently called...

December 2016
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Tis the Season to Say Who You Are »
by Sam Hurwitt A.C.T. ’ s 50th season featured The Hard Problem , a new play by frequent col...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Showbiz: Joining the Circus »
By Velina Brown Contributing author Velina Brown breaks down how to use technology to set yourself up for succes...

November 2016
Tuesday, November 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Angels, Heartbreak and Rhyme: Robert Hurwitt Recounts His Three Favorite Shows to Review »
By Sam Hurwitt Photo courtesy The Houston Chronicle. When San Francisco Chronicle theatre critic Robert H...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Art As Social Activism: The Legacy of Cultural Odyssey in 10 Iconic Photos »
By Rotimi Agbabiaka Each year, Theatre Bay Area presents its Legacy Awards to individuals and organizations that have m...

October 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Truth About Proposition S »
  By Rotimi Agbabiaka Brad Erickson, TBA Executive Director, at  "Save the Arts and End Family Hom...

August 2016
Friday, August 12, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Company Spotlight: TheatreFirst »
By Sam Hurwitt Rarely has one little email had so much impact. On April 21, the longtime East Bay company TheatreFirs...
Friday, August 12, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Playing People of Color »
By Velina Brown Q:   As a white guy, it’s hard for me to ask these kinds of questions without people assumin...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Editors' Picks: August 2016 »
This month’s Editors’ Picks reflect some of the rich theatrical joys of the summer season: two festivals, dance, comedy an...

July 2016
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Political Theatre Today »
By Lisa Drostova The Bay Area has a wide and deep history of political theatre, but what do we mean when we use...
Monday, July 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crowded Fire and Golden Thread Partner on New Office and Rehearsal Space »
By Lily Janiak Today Crowded Fire Theater Company and Golden Thread Productions announced that, on July 1, the t...
Friday, July 8, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Getting Paid »
By Velina Brown Our fabulous career columnist Velina Brown is busy opening a show this week, so enjoy the following p...
Wednesday, July 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Choreographers Soar at Djerassi Resident Artists Program »
By Kathryn Roszak The dance scene is filled to the brim with women, some famous—such as Twyla Tharp, who is equally at...
Tuesday, July 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Editors' Picks: July 2016 »
Happy July! The weather outside can’t seem to make up its mind, but inside theatres this month, things are hot, hot, hot...

June 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Safety Comes Second »
By Lily Janiak 2016 has not been a good year for theatre safety. In April, a New Zealand high school theatre departm...
Friday, June 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Mind Your Own Beeswax »
By Velina Brown Q:   I was recently in a play with someone who just didn’t have the proper process before sho...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Editors' Picks: June 2016 »
This month, all’s fair in love and theatre! TBA editor Laura Brueckner, listings editor Kim Cohan and membership and progr...

May 2016
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insider Theatre News - May 18, 2016 »
Bay Area Theatre News   The Speakeasy  has become the first theatre project in the US to take advantag...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insider Theatre News - May 11, 2016 »
News and opportunities from the Bay Area and beyond the Bay: Bay Area Theatre News...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Playing Politics »
By Velina Brown Q:   I guess with all the political campaigns going on right now I’m feeling pretty tired of...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insider Theatre News - May 3, 2016 »
News and opportunities from the Bay Area and beyond the Bay: Bay Area Theatre News TBA Editors’ Picks for...

April 2016
Friday, April 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Theatre Writer Lily Janiak Named Next SF Chronicle Critic »
New San Francisco Chronicle theatre reviewer Lily Janiak. Photo: Lois Tema We here at Theatre...
Friday, April 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Encore: Elizabeth Fuller and Conrad Bishop »
Interview by David Templeton   Elizabeth Fuller and Conrad Bishop , the multitalented, long-married team at...
Monday, April 11, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Cutting Ball AD Rob Melrose to Step Down »
Cutting Ball Theater announced today that its founding artistic director, Rob Melrose, will step down at the end of the cu...
Monday, April 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark Jackson’s Hamlet at Shotgun Players »
By Kathryn Roszak Imagine memorizing the entire text of Hamlet , drawing the part you’ll play from a hat a few minute...
Friday, April 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Company Spotlight: Ubuntu Theater Project »
By Laura Ng Ubuntu Theater Project ’s mission—to inspire compassion through exquisite theatrical experiences—is i...

March 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Memoriam: Cherylene Lee »
By Laura Brueckner   Actor and wri...
Monday, March 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Robert Hurwitt to Retire from the San Francisco Chronicle »
by Lily Janiak   On April 1, Robert Hurwitt will retire from the San Francisco Chronicle , where he has ser...
Friday, March 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Celebrate Success »
Everyone, at some point, deserves to take a break. And this month, Velina Brown has definitely earned her break! For her r...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Editors' Picks: March 2016 »
It’s not quite spring, but it’s easy to feel like it is, judging by all the sunshine and flowers we’ve seen lately—not to...

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