Looking back at the two years (and counting) of pop culture during pandemic purgatory.
All that Glitters during the Cold: ‘Utopia’ World Premiere at Cutting Ball and ‘Holiday Sauce… PANDEMIC!’
Before Christmas touches town, I look back on two flamboyant shows by Cutting Ball and Taylor Mac.
Misogynoir is taken to task in Shotgun’s virtual production of Loy A. Webb’s breezy script.
Rotimi Agbabiaka delivers another winning solo show satirizing race, sexuality, and hunger for fame.
Cutting Ball starts off the new decade with two one-act dreams about women whose bodies aren’t theirs.
LCTC stages a raucous, and somewhat bloated, retelling of biblical creation from the writer of ‘In & Out’.
Christina Anderson’s examination of Black bodily autonomy is wonderfully realized by Crowded Fire.
EXIT Theatre’s quintessential burlesque showcase returns with a show that’s really two shows with mixed results.
FaultLine premiere’s Savannah Reich satire of human progression that’s as subtle as a club to the head.
Loud & Proud Latinx Double-Feature: ‘Kiss My Aztec!’ World Premiere at Berkeley Rep AND ‘Oedipus El Rey’ Revival at The Magic
A world premiere swan song and a powerful revival celebrate the wonderful eclecticness of local Latinx talent.