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Jane Froiland as Helena in "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur"

'Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends' at Ptown Festival

By EDGE | Aug 20
The 9th Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, "Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends," features humor, love, disappointment and healing that springs from friendships.


Theatre Reviews

Robert Bella, Emily Peck and Heidi Sulzman

One in the Chamber

By Les Spindle | Aug 19
Marja-Lewis Ryan stages her tragic play about a middle-America family torn apart when a teenager accidentally shoots and kills his beloved younger brother.

Anthony Fusco as Henry Higgins, Catherine Castellanos as Mrs. Pearce, and Irene Lucio as Eliza Doolittle


By Adam Brinklow | Aug 6
Jonathan Moscone directs George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" at Cal Shakes, rounding the corner and heading for the homestretch on this season.

The cast of 'Hair'


By Kevin Taft | Aug 4
Under the assured direction of veteran choreographer and film director Adam Shankman, a winning and young cast brings to life the classic musical of love, war, and a little MaryJane.


Theatre Features

eremy Jordan and Aidan Gemme in "Finding Neverland"

Jeremy Jordan :: Finding Stardom in 'Neverland'

By Robert Nesti | Aug 19
In a few years, Jeremy Jordan has emerged as one of the Broadway musical's rising stars. National audiences, though, recognize him from "Smash," the cult NBC series. This month he's starring in a new musical, "Finding Neverland," en route to Broadway.

Theatre Out's 'Beirut' :: A Gender-Neutral Interpretation

By Tony Reverditto | Aug 17
Alan Bowne's intense drama "Beirut" takes place during a time when a new deadly virus has made its way into mainstream America. Those infected are literally branded with the letter "P" for positive and quarantined.

'Lipstick & Lashes' Hits Big at Velvet Lounge

By Joshua Ryan | Aug 14
Zach Moos knows when he has a hit on his hands -- such as "Lipstick & Lashes," a dinner and drag extravaganza that by all accounts is a smash.