Season Announcement Parties in the North Bay

It used to be that when a theater company announced its next season of shows, they did so in a mailer. Sent through the actual, you know, mail. But that was long ago. Eventually, thanks to technological innovations, such announcements went on to be made via the internet, through website updates, email campaigns, and then,…

North Bay Theatres React to Public Health Concerns

Numerous North Bay Theatre companies have reached out to their subscribers and potential theatre-goers to address their concerns about attending productions in the wake of the Coronavirus. Theater companies, many of whom operate with very thin margins, are assuring their audiences that they are taking all the recommended steps to ensure the health and safety…

Heroines, Harpies and Harlots take over North Bay stage

Sonoma County’s contribution to the inaugural Bay Area Women’s Theatre Festival is a two-weekend mini-festival being presented by 6th Street Playhouse under the umbrella title Heroines, Harpies, and Harlots – A Woman Speaks. With performances from February 28 through March 8, this celebration of women’s place in history has been written, produced, and directed by…

Stephan Stubbins Stepping Down at Transcendence

Transcendence Theatre Company has announced that Stephan Stubbins, co-Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer of the Company, will step down from those roles in February. Transcendence is best known for its “Broadway Under the Stars” performances in Jack London State Historic Park, as well as its education, outreach, and service projects throughout Sonoma County and…

Marin’s Top Torn Tickets of 2019

Compared to neighboring counties, Marin has relatively few regularly-producing theatre companies. Ah, but quantity does not equal quality as my ‘Top Torn Tickets for 2019’ list proves. Here, in alphabetical order, are the best and/or most interesting works done in the past year by that handful of Marin-based companies: A Bright New Boise (College of…

North Bay Theatre Recognized at 6th Annual TBA Awards

North Bay theatre was well represented at the 6th Annual TBA Awards held Monday night at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. The TBA Awards are designed to honor excellence in professionally oriented theatre through a peer-based, Bay Area-wide adjudication process of artists and productions from companies who are members of Theatre Bay Area and…