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Immigration & the agony of success

Immigration & the agony of success

By Jim Gladstone

The gut-punching production of playwright Heather Raffo's densely layered "Noura" is now at the Marin Theatre Company.

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By Jim Gladstone | January 17, 2020

Jeremy Jordan appears in conversation and concert with kibitzer-pianist-Broadway-know-it-all Seth Rudetsky at the Herbst Theatre on Jan. 19.

By Roberto Friedman | January 14, 2020

A new "Jeeves" novel is always an event in Out There's reading life, even if it's not one written by P.G. Wodehouse.

By Brian Bromberger | January 7, 2020

Jerry Herman, an incomparable gay Broadway composer-lyricist who wrote three of the greatest American musicals, died of pulmonary complications on Dec. 26 at the age of 88.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 30, 2019

The Cockettes will be celebrated at the Victoria Theater on Jan. 4 when "Cockettes Are Golden: A 50th Anniversary Celebration" takes to the stage.

By Jim Gladstone | December 30, 2019

The main character of "Becky Nurse of Salem" is a fictional descendant of Rebecca Nurse, one of five real women hanged for witchcraft in the famed trials of 1692.

By Roberto Friedman | December 23, 2019

"The Letters of Cole Porter" weighs in at over 650 pages with notes, but it's really meant to be read in toto only by scholars and Porter completists, so the general reader can feel okay about selective skipping.

By Roberto Friedman | December 17, 2019

The best thing about the new Go-Go's-songs musical comedy "Head Over Heels," now playing the New Conservatory Theatre Center, is that it isn't a jukebox musical at all.

By Brian Bromberger | December 10, 2019

Among LGBTQ people, Ian McKellen is almost God.

By Jim Gladstone | December 10, 2019

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is now playing an open-ended run at the Curran Theater in its first North American production since opening on Broadway last year.

By Jim Gladstone | December 10, 2019

"Summer" has arrived at the Golden Gate Theatre, and with it a bumper crop of corn.

By Roberto Friedman | December 3, 2019

For a happily childless adult, Out There sure does see a lot of "family friendly" theatre and entertainment appropriate for children.

By Jim Gladstone | December 3, 2019

Taking a San Francisco-spirited underground approach to seasonal programming, San Francisco Playhouse has exhumed the critically admired but short-lived recent stage adaptation of the 1993 Bill Murray film "Groundhog Day."

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