Aurora’s new season opens with an emotional new piece that only occasionally feels off.
Shotgun delivers one of the year’s best shows with James Ijames’ meditation on Black lives ended too soon.
Mfoniso Udiofia’s multi-play saga takes an oddly supernatural turn in this new chapter by The Magic.
Dazié Grego-Sykes’ incendiary Fringe solo show gets a full staging (such as it is) at EXIT Stage Left.
Belated Black History Month Double-Feature: ‘The Last Sermon of Sister Imani’ by TheatreF1rst and ‘Her Portmanteau’ at ACT
In which I catch up with two brand new Bay Area shows based exclusively around Black women.
Barry Jenkins uses James Baldwin’s classic novel to create one of the best films of 2018.
Awkward tonal shifts and a jagged narrative sink this winner of the 2015 Pulitzer.
One of the most volatile events in US history is the backdrop for an ultimately toothless story at the Aurora.
Not even an excellent cast and strong direction can breath life into the DOA script by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.
Shotgun hosts the West Coast premiere of James Ijames’ scathing satire of White privilege in art.