UPDATE – Mill Valley Film Fest returns to Mill Valley

“Harriet,” “Knives Out” and other highly anticipated films at this year’s Mill Valley Film Festival moved to Larkspur on Wednesday due to the expected electricity shutdown in various parts of Marin County. Thursday’s screenings, however, will return to Mill Valley. Here’s the latest from their website: PG&E POWER OUTAGE UPDATE – BACK TO MILL VALLEY…

Opinion: Examining why a play is a play

Several years ago, at the informal first reading of a new play in the living room of a friend, actor-educator Danielle Caine, one of the dozen-or-so folks there to give feedback, said something to the playwright that I’ll never forget. “Why is this a play?” she asked. “You have a story you want to tell?…

‘Eureka Day’ playwright to appear at Spreckels Performing Arts Center this weekend

Jonathan Spector, the award-winning, Oakland-based playwright of ‘Eureka Day,’ playing through September 22 at Rohnert Park’s Spreckels Performing Arts Center, will be attending this Saturday evening’s performance of his award-winning comedy-drama. Spector has recently returned from New York City, where ‘Eureka Day’ – which premiered last year at Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre – had its East…