Golden Thread’s ‘Autobiography of a Terrorist’ ready to offer laughs and deep conversation

In the world of highly charged rhetoric, the word terrorist has taken on many different connotations. There is a large societal debate on what should be labeled a “terrorist” act. … Continue reading Golden Thread’s ‘Autobiography of a Terrorist’ ready to offer laughs and deep conversation

Soprano Adams’ passion for Puccini leads her to Opera San Jose’s ‘La Boheme’

Julie Adams had dreams of being a Broadway star. The big bright lights of the Great White Way were her destiny, singing the show-stopping power ballad while flying through the … Continue reading Soprano Adams’ passion for Puccini leads her to Opera San Jose’s ‘La Boheme’

Bay Area high school students don’t throw away their shot to see ‘Hamilton’ through ‘EduHam’

For young Diana Falcón, the moment was overwhelming. The 17-year-old junior from Downtown High School in San Francisco rarely speaks in front of a crowd and says she struggles with … Continue reading Bay Area high school students don’t throw away their shot to see ‘Hamilton’ through ‘EduHam’

Review: African-American Shakes’ powerful ‘Jitney’ showcases the brilliance of Wilson’s words

The tableau is powerful. For all the talking that takes place at the jitney station in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, it is that moment of stoic calm that contrasts … Continue reading Review: African-American Shakes’ powerful ‘Jitney’ showcases the brilliance of Wilson’s words

Center REP’s ‘Sisters Matsumoto’ no longer simply a play of history

For Mina Morita, making theatre is a very personal endeavor. She is the artistic director of Crowded Fire Theater in San Francisco, a company that is spearheaded entirely by passionate … Continue reading Center REP’s ‘Sisters Matsumoto’ no longer simply a play of history