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Quack act: Shotgun Players find silver linings in taking theater online

Quack act: Shotgun Players find silver linings in taking theater online

By Jim Gladstone

Medical ethics, journalistic practices, gender politics, body shaming, cancel culture and internet bullying are all on the table in 'Quack,' Eliza Clark's corrosive comedy-drama, now being mounted live-on-Zoom by Berkeley's Shotgun Players.

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By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 11, 2020

On third Thursdays, Lisa Geduldig brings us Lockdown Comedy, shows, online via Zoom. This month's show takes place on August 20 and promises to offer lots of laughs. The line-up includes the host's mom, at a senior home in Florida.

By Jim Provenzano | July 31, 2020

TV fans know him for 'American Horror Story,' Broadway fans know him for 'Xanadu' and 'All Shook Up.' Cheyenne Jackson, the handsome singer-actor, performs in an intimate concert fundraiser with our favorite musical theatre wizard, Seth Rudetsky.


By Jim Provenzano | July 26, 2020

New Conservatory Theatre Center, one of the countries busiest LGBTQ-focused performing arts groups, announced the cancellation of its Fall 2020 season, but some online programs will continue.

By Jim Provenzano | July 24, 2020

Broadway fans rejoice; Megan Hilty's concert with erudite pianist and musical genius Seth Rudetsky will stream Sunday July 26 at 5pm PST, with a repeat on Monday, July 27 at 1:30pm PST.


By Tim Pfaff | July 21, 2020

Jonas Kaufmann's performance as the lead in Verdi's 'Otello,' and a new recording of Mahler's eighth symphony, conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin, are reviewed.

By Jim Provenzano | July 1, 2020

The United States Conference of Mayors adopted a resolution urging Congress to provide long-term arts and culture relief funding in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 30, 2020

Black Lives Mattered in recent broadcasts, and casting decisions in animated series; plus, the popular 'Noah's Arc' will enjoy a new episode and online cast reunion.

By Brian Bromberger | June 23, 2020

Not only did Larry Kramer's writings and protests save millions of lives by shifting national health policy on AIDS, enabling effective treatment to reach PWAs, but his literary works mark a pivotal time in American gay lives.


By Jim Provenzano | June 23, 2020

David Drake's acclaimed solo play about gay rights and coming of age in the time of AIDS gets a streaming benefit rebroadcast of the multi-actor production on June 28.

By Jim Provenzano | June 22, 2020

Pride Plays continues its streamed readings of plays by and about the LGBTQ community to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Upcoming shows include a trans comedy, Mart Crowley's 'Boys in the Band' sequel and a star-filled music concert.


By Jim Provenzano | June 17, 2020

African-American Shakespeare Company's new Talk-Back interview series premieres online June 20 with actor, writer, and director Colman Domingo.

By Jim Provenzano | June 16, 2020

San Francisco Opera announced the difficult decision to cancel its Fall 2020 Season due to the ongoing pandemic. Nearly 40 music productions and programs have been put on hold or cancelled, while online programming continues.


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