May 29, 2024

Left Edge stages ‘Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons’

In a London in the not-too-distant future, the British government has imposed a strict limitation on the number of words any individual can speak...
May 22, 2024

‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ is a Disconnect

At a recent performance of Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone, one audience member was heard to murmur to her seatmate, “Is this funny?...
May 8, 2024

Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride at Spreckels

Classic children’s tale theatrically told  Large scale, family-friendly theater returns to the North Bay with the Spreckels Theatre Company production of The Wind in the...
Apr 10, 2024

Just a Man: ‘The Mountaintop’ at 222

Healdsburg’s The 222 concludes its season of professional drama with The Mountaintop, co-directed by Aldo Billingsley and Rebecca Novick. Playwright Katori Hall’s imagining of...
Apr 3, 2024

‘Last Quiz Night’ at Left Edge

If an asteroid were headed straight for Earth and the total destruction of the planet imminent, would you: a. Head for home and the family b....
Mar 26, 2024

There’s No Place Like Healdsburg for the ‘Wizard of Oz’

Healdsburg’s Raven Players is one of the few local companies to wear the phrase “community theater” as a badge of honor. Absent a delusion of...
Mar 13, 2024

‘Spring Awakening’ in Napa Valley

If live theater, which is in crisis, ends up in a doom spiral, it won’t be for a lack of talent and energy from...
Mar 6, 2024

Orlan-doh! Virginia Woolf Gets Theatrical

Gender fluidity flows like the Russian River after a torrential rain in the Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts Department production of Orlando. Laura...