Marin Theatre Company names new Managing Director

Mill Valley’s Marin Theatre Company has announced that Meredith Suttles has joined the company as Managing Director, effective April 8, 2021. Ms. Suttles has had a long and distinguished career in senior management in performing arts organizations, including TheatreWorks USA, Soho Repertory Theatre, Theatre Communications Group, New York City Opera, and The Public Theater. “I…

KSRO Interview – “Inventing Life”

My guest on the Thursday, March 25 theatre segment on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon was Main Stage West’s Producing Artistic Director Keith Baker to discuss Teatro Patalò‘s streaming docu-film Inventing Life and what the future may hold for the Sebastopol company. Click below to listen: **********

One Zoomular Sensation

Napa Valley College Performing Arts ventures where few other North Bay theatres are willing to go with their one-night-only virtual production of the classic Broadway musical A Chorus Line. The Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning concept musical captures the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition by exploring the inner lives and bittersweet ambitions of…

KSRO Interview – “She Kills Monsters”

My guests on the Thursday, March 4 theatre segment* on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon were director Leslie McCauley, performer Claire Grodrian, and designer Kris Hakim from the Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts streaming production of She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realm. * The audio file for this segment is incomplete. The file will…

Transcendence responds to growing uproar

The Transcendence Theatre Company, at the center of a storm since the public resignation of its Director of Education and Community Engagement Nikko Kimzin for “…the Transcendence Executive Team’s ongoing suppression of equity, diversity, and inclusion practices and inaction toward becoming an equitable theater” and for their creation of “a hostile work environment where I…

Transcendence Theatre Company reacts to public resignation

The Transcendence Theatre Company has apparently reacted to the outcry following the public resignation of Nikko Kimzin, its former Director of Education and Community Engagement. In a post dated February 10, 2021 on the Medium web site, Kimzin attributed his resignation to  “…the Transcendence Executive Team’s ongoing suppression of equity, diversity, and inclusion practices and…