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Hamilton’s final curtain call in the Bay Area

Hamilton’s final curtain call in the Bay Area

Maximino Cisneros,
August 23, 2017

On August 5, the Bay Area said farewell to their production of Hamilton, a Broadway play about the life of US founding father Alexander Hamilton, which enjoyed a five month Orpheum Theater in San...

East bay theater troupe to reenact Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline”

East bay theater troupe to reenact Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline”

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
November 9, 2016

For the first time ever, Cal State East Bays theatre production will perform Shakespeare's “Cymbeline” at the University Theatre on Nov. 11-12 and 18-20. The play was chosen by professional director,...


Play examines life, love and death within community

Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor
October 29, 2015

A Pulitzer Prize winning production, “Our Town” follows the lives of two families, the Webbs and the Gibbs through life, love, marriage and death. Directing the production is Darryl V Jones, a...


Douglas Morrisson Theatre opens new season

Ian James Vitaga,
August 26, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre kicks off a new season this month with “By The Way Meet Vera Stark,” a satire by award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage that portrays one woman’s hardships with racial...

Play examines sex trade in Oakland

Play examines sex trade in Oakland

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
March 10, 2015

In her previous three plays, the Oakland-based playwright Tracie Collins tackled women’s rights and race relations. In her upcoming production, “A Cold Piece of Werk,” Collins focuses on another...

Douglas Morrison Theater’s Miriam Ani, Kate Dunlop Tomatis, and Daria Hepps rehearse earlier this year for “Three Sisters.”

Hayward company to produce “Three Sisters”

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life Editor
February 5, 2015

The Douglas Morrison Theater in Hayward is holding daily rehearsals, sometimes up to 12 hours on weekends, leading up to Feb. 13th’s opening night of their production of “Three Sisters.” The company’s...

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