Review: “Mamma Mia!” on Mount Tamalpais

High atop Mt. Tamalpais, at about the 2,000 foot level,  sits the Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre where the “great outdoor theatre adventure” known as The Mountain Play has been produced for the past 105 years. Your all-day adventure includes a slow, winding ride up the mountain, a hike to the 4,000 seat amphitheatre and a trek…

With ‘Natural Shocks,’ Lauren Gunderson’s act of theatrical activism strikes a nationwide chord

By David Templeton On Friday, April 20, Marin Theatre Company (MTC) acknowledged the 19th anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in Colorado, with a casual but keenly poignant reading of playwright Lauren Gunderson’s one-woman-play, Natural Shocks. On the same evening, all across the country, hundreds of schools, theaters and nonprofits gave simultaneous readings…

Craig Miller Leaving 6th Street Playhouse

Santa Rosa’s 6th Street Playhouse has announced the departure of Craig Miller. Miller, who’s been the Playhouse’s Artistic and Education Director for the past seven years, is leaving to join the faculty of the University of Idaho as Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing. “To leave my wonderful artistic home and family here in Santa…