Rudderless

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Friday Oct 17, 2014
Can music heal a broken heart, soothe the sting of incomprehensible events, or give a beat-down guy a second chance? In the movies, it can do all that and more.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 16, 2014
The classic tale of a poor girl who gets a magical makeover and meets the man of her dreams is updated for a new generation.

Charming Billy

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 16, 2014
Love, or something like it.

54 Sings Kiss of the Spider Woman

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 16, 2014

Shocktoberfest 15: The Bloody Debutante

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
Thrillpeddlers, San Francisco's theatrical equivalent of untrustworthy strangers offering very tasty candy, gather guests at the Hypnodrome for their annual 'Shocktoberfest.'

Ragtime

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
'Ragtime' spins a melodic and moving tale of various cultures assimilating in melting-pot America during the first few decades of the 20th century.

It's Only a Play

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
Terrance McNally's lesser-known work goes over big at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre this month, as it rolls out the sine qua non of Broadway casts featuring Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Megan Mullally, Stockard Channing and more.

Vox Lumiere-The Phantom of the Opera

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 15, 2014
Mixing rock music, opera, dance, theatre, and film, the Vox Lumiere company brings new life to the silent film, 'The Phantom of the Opera.'

Bottled Up Secret

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Oct 14, 2014
While moments of alienation and self-consciousness are an inherent part of any adolescent experience, Brian McNamara's debut novel shows how these feelings are compounded for LGBT teens.

X-Men: Days Of Future Past

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Oct 14, 2014
This newest installment in the X-Men film franchise marks the return of director Bryan Singer, who invests the film with moments of pure pop poetry. Film and director both benefit, so let's keep it that way from now on.