Marquee Theater Journalists Association announces 2020 MTJA Award nominations

Despite a severely truncated theater season, the Marquee Theater Journalists Association has decide to move forward with its 2020 awards program and has released its list of nominees for the 5th Annual MTJA Awards.  The Association recognized the exemplary work of Sonoma County theater artists with nominations in eighteen categories that were culled from the thirty-five…

AlterTheater announces inaugural members of BIPOC Playwrighting Program

Marin-based AlterTheater has announced the inaugural members of its new playwright residency program. Designed for recent students, their AlterLab First Acts program is designed to provide a supported environment for BIPOC playwrights early in their careers. The inaugural “class” includes Texas natives lily gonzales and Alicia Margarita Olivo, New Yorker Devin Porter, Chicago-based Jasmine Sharma,…

Review: “Sweat”

With no date in sight for the resumption of live, in-house theatre, Left Edge Theatre becomes the first North Bay company to move forward with a full season of streaming productions beginning with Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat. The show streams through Sept 27.   The play opens with a parole officer (Corey Jackson)…