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)…

Pandemic Playbill

North Bay theaters adapt to Covid-19 “Creative people are like the shark that has to keep moving forward to live”, says Barry Martin, Managing Director of Napa’s Lucky Penny Productions. “If we don’t tell stories, who are we?” That “show must go on attitude” continues as local theatre companies adjust to the pandemic-necessitated limitations on…

KSRO Interview – Transcendence Theatre Company

My guests on the phoned-in Wednesday, May 20 theatre segment on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon were Brad Surosky and Amy Miller from the Transcendence Theatre Company. Brad and Amy filled us in on how their “Broadway Under the Stars” summer program will work this year. Click below to listen:   **********

Performing Arts in the North Bay Today – 05/16/20

Four events taking place today (Saturday, May 16) in the North Bay (and viewable around the world!) 1. 4:30 p.m. Dirty Cello Dirty Cello performs love as part of Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol’s new “In The Meantime’ love concert series. It happens on the Hopmonk Tavern Facebook page. Watch the show, send Rebecca Roudman and company…

KSRO Interview – Left Edge Theatre

My guest on the phoned-in Wednesday, April 1 theatre segment on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon was Argo Thompson, Artistic Director of Left Edge Theatre. Argo filled us in on how Left Edge is adapting to the current situation. Click below to listen.   ********** 

Most North Bay theatre performances canceled or postponed

Announcements of the cancellation or postponement of North Bay theatrical productions continue to be made. The Santa Rosa Junior College production of The Cripple of Inishmaan has had its run cut short. SRJC Theatre Arts & Fashion Department Chair Leslie McCauley made the following announcement via email: “We regret to inform you that this weekend’s…