The dead rise in Napa!

Ok, North Bay horror fans. Here ya go. Napa Valley College Theater Arts will present a live stream virtual performance of Night of the Living Dead: The Rising, a co-production of NVC Theater Arts and The Streaming Theatre on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7 p.m. Set in a rural town amidst global civil unrest,…

Marin Theatre Company Announces 54th Season

Marin Theatre Company artistic director Jasson Minadakis has announced MTC’s 54th Season lineup including the third installment of the Lauren Gundeson/Margot Melcon Christmas in Pemberley series. Initial programming for the 2020/2021 season will be offered digitally while theatres remain closed due to COVID-19. They hope to return to live, audience-attended productions in their Boyer Theatre…

Marquee Theater Journalists Association announces 2020 MTJA Award nominations

Despite a severely truncated theater season, the Marquee Theater Journalists Association has decide to move forward with its 2020 awards program and has released its list of nominees for the 5th Annual MTJA Awards.  The Association recognized the exemplary work of Sonoma County theater artists with nominations in eighteen categories that were culled from the thirty-five…

AlterTheater announces inaugural members of BIPOC Playwrighting Program

Marin-based AlterTheater has announced the inaugural members of its new playwright residency program. Designed for recent students, their AlterLab First Acts program is designed to provide a supported environment for BIPOC playwrights early in their careers. The inaugural “class” includes Texas natives lily gonzales and Alicia Margarita Olivo, New Yorker Devin Porter, Chicago-based Jasmine Sharma,…

KSRO Interview – “Piper at the Gates of Dawn”

My guests on the second Thursday, September 10 theatre segment on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon were Friends of the Petaluma River Executive Director Stephanie Bastianon and author/actor David Templeton to chat about about their upcoming streaming presentation of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, the mysterious seventh chapter of Kenneth Grahames’s The…

Review: “Sweat”

With no date in sight for the resumption of live, in-house theatre, Left Edge Theatre becomes the first North Bay company to move forward with a full season of streaming productions beginning with Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat. The show streams through Sept 27.   The play opens with a parole officer (Corey Jackson)…