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Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strength in Numbers: A Report From Bay Area Theatre Week »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Bay Area theatremakers have cause to celebrate as they look back on the inaugural Bay Area Theatre...
Monday, April 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Arts, Closed Borders? The Struggle to Bring International Talent to Bay Area Stages. »
by Nicole Gluckstern This past March, Power Productions—a theatre company from Newfoundland, Canada, working at the in...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glickman Award Winner Finds Humor and Depth in Discord »
by Edward Guthmann In his scathingly funny Eureka Day , Oakland playwright Jonathan Spector satirized the anti-vaxxin...
Tuesday, April 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Ben Affleck's Tattoo »
by Velina Brown Q: People say tattoos are a bad idea for actors, that they can get in the way of getting cast, but...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Black Benatar Schools TBA Conference With Spectacle: An Interview with Black Benatar »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka  When it comes to equity, diversity, and inclusion, Black Benatar is here to tell you: you...

December 2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prop E Teaches San Francisco Artists to Remain Politically Engaged »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Editor’s Note : This is the second in a two-part series about the victorious campaign for Propos...
Saturday, December 15, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Awards Season Blues »
by Velina Brown Q: I want to ask for your thoughts on a situation that I struggle with every year. As a kid, I a...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Prop E Gives San Francisco Artists Firm Financial Footing »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series about the victorious campaign for Prop...

January 2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keep An Eye On: The Imaginists Find Success in Embracing the Unknown »
by Nicole Gluckstern Since 2002, The Imaginists have staked a claim on the rigorous art of generative theater-making...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Trans Presence Onstage and Off At Bay Area Theatres »
by Kari Barclay This year has proved again the vitality of trans and gender-nonconforming artists in the Bay Area. P...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BAY AREA THEATER COMMUNITY TO DIM ITS LIGHTS IN HONOR OF SAN FRANCISCO’S OWN CAROL CHANNING »
This Friday, January 18, TBA will be joining with American Conservatory Theater, Curran, Feinstein's at the Nikko, and Low...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CA$H Yields Theatrical Dividends in 2019 »
by Rotimi Agbabiaka From circus-themed environmental fables to queer Latinx telenovelas, the recipients of the late...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Have I Plateaued? »
by Velina Brown Q: Last year I made a New Year resolution that I would dedicate myself to my career, taking every...

November 2018
Monday, November 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Artists Plan Women's Theatre Festival »
by Lauren Spencer Imagine opening up to the pink section in the San Francisco Chronicle and seeing its pages filled e...
Monday, November 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Raise Your Voice: Being A Voice-Over Actor in the Bay Area »
by Jia Taylor If you’ve played a video game in the last few years, you’ve probably heard Elaine Clark’s voice. For act...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
#2018TBAawards recap »
by Sunshine Lampitoc Smith It’s the day-after-the-day-after the #2018TBAawards, and here we are, #TeamTBA, with a bri...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Press Releases 101: or How to Get Journalists to Swipe Right on Your Awesome New Show »
by Nicole Gluckstern As the in-house publicist for EXIT Theatre, as well as an arts journalist on the receiving end o...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Getting Back Into Acting »
by Velina Brown Q: I’ve always loved theatre! When I was much younger I performed at school and later had some...

October 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
Ragged Wing Debuts A Fierce New Training Program »
by Emily Wilson On a recent Friday night, an audience gathered at the Flight Deck in downtown Oakland and watched a...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Attempted Sexual Assault »
by Velina Brown Editor’s Note:   Our  Business of Show Biz  maven, Velina Brown, is on vacation t...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Church for All Generations »
by Lauren Spencer For its latest offering, Crowded Fire is taking Bay Area audiences to Church . A play that ex...

September 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Swearing In Rehearsal »
by Velina Brown Q.  I've experienced recently directors who swear a lot. And not just sh*t, or damn but the f-...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Celebrating A More Inclusive Community at the TBA Awards »
by Lauren Spencer Erin Merritt wants you to understand that the Theatre Bay Area awards are first and foremost about...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yes on E!: Back to the ballot »
by Brad Erickson Two years ago, San Francisco’s arts community came agonizingly close to winning sweeping change...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (5 Comments - view/add)
Belinda Taylor: A Remembrance »
by Chris Shuff   How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tom Ross Looks Back and Forward »
by Sam Hurwitt Having announced his departure this May, Tom Ross is now beginning his final season as artistic directo...

August 2018
Tuesday, August 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in Tech »
by Nicole Gluckstern Although gender parity is a frequently discussed topic in the Bay Area theatre scene, the gender...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
San Francisco Ballot Measure to Increase Funding for Arts and Culture Receives Unanimous Support fro »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2018 Contact: Shwetika Baijal, Campaign Consultant 925-207-6632 | shwetika@50p1.co...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Playing Trans Roles »
by Velina Brown Q: I’ve been thinking about the Scarlett Johansson situation with the movie Rub & Tuck [in whic...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Asian American Theatre Artists Note Challenges, Progress in the Quest for Greater Representation »
by David John Chavez   Rinabeth Apostol remembers performing in a 2002 production of Miss Saigon with the...

July 2018
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMT San Jose Celebrates 50-Year Legacy with Alumni-Choreographers »
When people hear that the Children’s Musical Theater in San Jose finds a role for every student who tries out, they have a...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Actors Hit the Road »
by Lauren Spencer As summer heats up, theatre festivals nationwide are in full swing and would-be blockbusters are pre...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
#TBACon18 Follow-Up: Achieving a safe and inclusive theatre-making environment »
Pictures of the #TBACon18 Closing Plenary, "Creating a Safe and Inclusive Theatre:  What Will It Take?" (Photo: Lor...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Former Inmate Takes on a New Role »
by Jia Taylor For Dameion Brown, life looks a lot different than it did two decades ago. Incarcerated at age 24, Brown...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of Show Biz: Choreographer Says I'm Too Fat »
by Velina Brown Q: After a recent audition—which I felt very good about—I later heard that the director and musica...

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