North Beach’s The Emerald Tablet* celebrates Halloween with ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’ — a one man performance by Austin-based actor Charles P. Stites

(Charles Kruger) In the midst of the many changes in San Francisco, in defiance of the infamous techie gentrification of our artistic neighborhoods, something amazing is happening at The Emerald Tablet in North Beach. And it keeps on keeping on. In April of 2011, Lapo Guzzini and Della Heywood inaugurated one of San Francisco’s most […]

Wily West Productions* and Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco present Sheherezade 14, a Festival of New Plays

(Charles Kruger) (Sheherezade 14 will play June  7 through 28 at The Exit Theatre on Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights) Summer is icumen in, and with it  the stirrings of new life for our local Bay area theatre scene. For thirteen consecutive years, the Playwright’s Center of San Francisco has been producing Sheherezade, a celebration of new short works […]

Wily West Productions* and Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco present Sheherezade 13, a Festival of New Plays

(Charles Kruger) (Sheherezade 13 will play April 12 through 27 at The Exit Theatre on Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights) This month, Bay area audiences, thanks to Wily West Productions and the Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco, will have a rare opportunity to feast on a festival of new plays by local Bay Area playwrights […]

DARK PORCH THEATRE’S “TUTOR: ENTER THE EXCLAVE” PREVIEWS TONIGHT, OCT 6, AT THE EXIT

(Charles Kruger) This is likely to be an interesting production. This experimental play is partially inspired by Der Hofmeister, a relatively obscure 1774 play by JMR Lenz, the tragically schizophrenic member of the “Sturm Und Drang” movement who was a contemporary and friend of Goethe. Dark Porch’s press release states: Developed with a four-member ensemble […]