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Cable Car Accident Victim Who Sued SF Muni After Developing Nymphomania Now Subject Of Local Musical

An upcoming musical in San Francisco might have the strangest (true) back story you’ve ever heard. In the 1970s, a 29-year-old woman named Gloria Sykes sued Muni for $500,000 (roughly $3.1 million today) for a head […]

01/07/2015

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In Historic First, Sony Releases ‘The Interview’ Online Christmas Eve, In Independent Theaters Christmas Day

After pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all, acquiescing to the outcry of many Americans who said the nation had suffered an attack on the freedom of speech.

12/23/2014

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Vanessa Hudgens Coming To Broadway As ‘Gigi’

The Salinas-born actress makes the leap from “High School Musical” to Broadway musical…

09/10/2014

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of July 7th-July 13th

Air guitar championships, Liberty Ships, and a Horror Campout!

07/07/2014

James Monroe Iglehart performs a scene from "Aladdin" (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

4 Breakout Winners From The Tony Awards

Rising stars who deserve another look, including Hayward’s own James Monroe Iglehart!

06/09/2014

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Actress Audra McDonald Returns To Broadway As Jazz Great Billie Holiday

The Fresno-raised Tony Award-winner is back on Broadway as “Lady Day”

02/25/2014

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Lea Salonga Joins Il Divo On Spring U.S. Tour

The four guys will get some help from a Broadway veteran, Lea Salonga as they tour this Spring…

02/12/2014

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Best College Productions To See This Year In The Bay Area

Get your dose of theatre this year with the following college productions in the Bay area.

10/14/2013

Jessie Mueller of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" (credit: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

Musicals Featuring Female Singer-Songwriters Swell

Tony-nominated Jessie Mueller stars in “Beautiful – the Carole King Musical,” currently playing at the Curran Theatre through October 20…

10/12/2013

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What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Nominations

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

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