Marin Theatre Company’s AD to depart after 17 years

The Marin Theatre Company (MTC) Board of Directors and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Meredith Suttles announced today that Artistic Director Jasson Minadakis will depart the North Bay theatre company after 17 seasons at the helm. “I am honored to have served as the artistic leader of this organization for 17 incredible seasons,” said Minadakis. “It has been…

COVID outbreaks leading to show cancellations

Sonoma County theatre is taking a beating at the hands of the continuing COVID pandemic. The Cloverdale Performing Arts Center/Raven Players presentation of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) was cancelled before it opened and the Left Edge Theatre run of Fun Home was cut short. Both had cast members come down with COVID.…

Fall North Bay Theatre Preview

Fall is usually marked by the local theatre community with a series of ambitious announcements heralding the shows each company plans to produce for their new season. COVID continues to be a factor as companies optimistically make plans while struggling to fill casts and schedule rehearsals. Some companies have reacted to the continued uncertainty surrounding…

Left Edge Theatre moving to new digs

Santa Rosa’s Left Edge Theatre, a resident theatre company of the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts since its opening in 2015, has announced a relocation scheduled for September of this year. Left Edge and its associated Young Actors Studio will become resident theatre companies at The California, a new 199-seat cabaret-style theater scheduled to…

A new season brings change to Santa Rosa’s Left Edge Theatre

Santa Rosa’s Left Edge Theatre has announced their 2022/2023 season and a change in company leadership and staffing. Argo Thompson, the company’s founding Artistic Director, is turning over the artistic reins to the team of David L. Yen and Sandra Ish. “Left Edge has a plan for growing the company”, said Thompson. “I have decided…

North Bay Theatres Nab 75 SFBATCC Noms

The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominees for their 45th Excellence in Theatre Awards. North Bay Companies and artists have received a total of 75 nominations spread out over 19 categories. Productions that opened in the first quarter of 2020 and the last half of 2021 were eligible for consideration.…