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Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

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By Jim Provenzano | May 21, 2020

Whether you're new to the hilarious camp play, film and series, or a diehard fan, be sure to tune in May 31, when The Del Shores Foundation presents a one-night-only benefit reading of Shore's comedy, 'Sordid Lives.'

By Philip Campbell | April 21, 2020

The other shoe dropped last week as the San Francisco Opera joined the growing list of music institutions cancelling the rest of their spring and summer seasons. SFO and other opera companies are sharing their productions online.


By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.

By Jason Victor Serinus | April 15, 2020

Half a century ago, a bedazzled assortment of psychedelically-influenced, collective-living, sexually experimental, and inherently theatrical gay men and straight women forever transformed the Bay Area's cultural landscape. They were The Cockettes.


By Brian Bromberger | March 27, 2020

Terrence McNally, the playwright, librettist, and screenwriter who portrayed gayness to a mainstream theater audience, died March 24th at 81, becoming one of the first celebrities to succumb to COVID-19.

By Tavo Amador | March 25, 2020

Although born in Detroit, Elaine Stritch was essentially a New Yorker. She performed on TV, film, and cabaret, but Broadway was the venue for which she is best remembered by two generations of theatre cognoscenti. She triumphed in musicals and dramas.


By Gregg Shapiro | March 17, 2020

Talk about a living legacy. Singer and actress Lucie Arnaz is the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Go ahead, try and top that!

By Brian Bromberger | March 17, 2020

Mart Crowley, whose landmark 1968 play "The Boys in the Band" became the first American stage production to deal openly and candidly with gay lives, over a year before the Stonewall Riots, died March 7 at age 84.


By Jim Gladstone | March 17, 2020

The fruit is forbidden, but the pulp is irresistible. That's the tension that playwright Ricardo Pérez González, director David Mendizábal and a cast of five extraordinarily well-cast actors play with in "Don't Eat the Mangos."

By Jim Gladstone | March 17, 2020

Let's go to the replay. Seriously. Last Wednesday's opening night performance of "Toni Stone" at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater was a near-perfect game.


By Jim Gladstone | March 10, 2020

Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas and Herbert Siguenza are currently presenting a sort of Greatest Hits show called "Culture Clash: (Still) in America."

By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 10, 2020

"Drag Becomes Her," a mad satire of the Meryl Streep/Goldie Hawn supernatural comedy "Death Becomes Her," promises to leave audiences in stitches.


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