.Beulah F. Vega

Sep 20, 2023

‘Dames at Sea’ at Sonoma Arts Live

Sonoma Arts Live opens its season with the 1966 musical, Dames at Sea. The show, with book & lyrics by George Haimsoh & Robin...
Jul 18, 2023

‘Elvis…’ Sighted in Cloverdale

Live theater returns to the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center (CPAC) with Elvis Has Left the Building. It’s a farcical look at what was going on...
Jul 11, 2023

Art & Authenticity in ‘Bakersfield Mist’

Live theater returns to Guerneville with the Pegasus Theater Company production of the Steven Sach two-hander, Bakersfield Mist. Based on a true story, the play...
Jun 27, 2023

Dance ‘Beat’: Transcendence in Kenwood

Transcendence Theater Company opens their 2023 season with The Beat Goes On. Titled after the 1967 Sonny and Cher song, there are no surprises...
Jun 13, 2023

Left Edge’s ‘Airness’ shreds (the) California

Every performing art has a term for a transcendent theatrical “moment.” In flamenco, it’s called “duende,” when the dancer disappears and there is only...
May 2, 2023

Powerful ‘Pass Over’: Activism meets Acting

There is a rare event in theater called catharsis. Not to be confused with the literary term, it is when a play reaches an...
Apr 25, 2023

‘The Addams Family’ at SRJC

The mysterious, kooky and altogether ooky Addams family has moved on to the Santa Rosa Junior College campus. Or have they? The Addams Family,...
Apr 11, 2023

Sibling Revelry

Comic culture clash at Cinnabar Mike Lew’s Tiger Style! is a 2016 play about family, identity, self-acceptance and the best way to fry a computer....