Tag Archive | San Francisco

The Jungle at the Curran

The Curran has brought “The Jungle” to the Bay Area after having sold out shows in New York and London. The play is based on a self made refugee camp that was located on the outskirts of the French city, Calais, from January 2015 to October 2016. Calais’s proximity to the UK, the desired final destination, is why many refugees continue to arrive there today.

SF – SEAN DORSEY DANCE Launches 15th Anniversary Season

SF – SEAN DORSEY DANCE Launches 15th Anniversary Season

SEAN DORSEY DANCE celebrates 15 years of award-winning dance performances, cultural activism and history-making achievements with a return engagement of, “Boys in Trouble” at Z Space (March 14-16)

Dear Evan Hansen – You’re Not Alone

You may cry some tears as the show deals with tough topics like suicide, depression, anxiety, and divorce. Multiple characters explore the feeling of not belonging regardless of their situation and the everyday persona they present to the world. A great show for parents to watch with their teenagers, if you can get them to be seen in public with you.

Cirque Du Soleil’s Volta – Finding Freedom in You

Cirque Du Soleil’s Volta – Finding Freedom in You

Cirque Du Soleil’s Volta is the 18th show presented under the Big Top at AT&T park in San Francisco. This rendition has a more urban feel than previous shows due to its inclusion of stunts with BMX bikes and a game of double dutch. These are things that some of us have seen in our own neighborhoods and are always impressive. It triggered many in the audience to rise in applause.

Vignettes on Love?

Vignettes on Love?

The new play Vignettes on Love playing at the Potrero Stage incorporates nine short music videos filmed by Dances with Light and local filmmakers, and music curated by Noise Pop. The play offers a glimpse into the lives of six San Francisco residents who interconnect via long-term friendships and sexual trysts.

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson)

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson)

Word for Word Performing Arts Company presents their first production of the 2017 Season, SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett. The play is directed by Amy Kossow, a founding member of the Z Space Studio and a Charter Member of Word for Word. In The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson (first of the two novella-sized stories in Smut) a recently bereaved widow looks…

A.C.T.’s Geary Theater presents Battlefield

A.C.T.’s Geary Theater presents Battlefield

A.C.T.’S Geary Theater presents Battlefield directed by Peter Brook and longtime collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne until May 21st. The play is based on the “The Mahabharata” considered the longest epic in world literature, it’s approximately eight times as long as Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey together.

Butterflies & Blooms at The Conservatory of Flowers

Butterflies & Blooms at The Conservatory of Flowers

The Conservatory of Flowers has brought back the exhibit, Butterflies & Blooms. One of the most requested exhibits since its last appearance three years ago; it’s the perfect weekend activity for you and the whole family.

See Hamilton for $10 at SHN!

Forty-four tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each. Seat locations vary per performance; some seats will be located in the front row. You can enter the digital lottery two days prior to each performance.

Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show – THE CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM

Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show – THE CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM

If you’re into meek, kitsch, and self-deprecating work, you’ll hit the jackpot at The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s current exhibition, Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show. Although Leibowitz’s work has been included in approximately one hundred and fifty group exhibitions and featured in nearly…