Update – Most North Bay Theatres Shuttered

With PG&E suspending power service through much of the North Bay, the Kincade Fire raging through northern Sonoma County, and multiple communities under a mandatory evacuation order, most North Bay theatre companies have cancelled their weekend performances in the interest of their patrons’ and artists’ safety. Here is the current status of all North Bay…

Fire/Poor Air Quality Leads to Performance Cancellation

Healdsburg’s Raven Players have announced the cancellation of the Thursday, October 24 evening performance of The Laramie Project. Artistic Director Steven David Martin released the following statement: “Due to the unpredictability of the Kincade fire, the poor air quality in Healdsburg, and with an abundance of caution, we are cancelling this evening’s performance of The…

Review: “Luna Gale” in Petaluma

The term “MacGuffin” was popularized by film director Alfred Hitchcock to describe objects or events that took place in his films that were necessary to begin the plot and motivate the characters but were essentially irrelevant. It may be harsh to refer to a baby as a MacGuffin, but the title character in Luna Gale,…