California will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus nears a record low. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-2-21)
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California to Allow for Indoor Gatherings, Concerts April 15California will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus nears a record low. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-2-21)
Movie Theaters Reopen in Santa Clara CountyMovie theaters in Santa Clara County are reopening Friday but popcorn is still off the menu. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-5-21)
SF Dancer Creates International Virtual NutcrackerAfter live performances of The Nutcracker ballet were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, a San Francisco dancer created a way to keep them going virtually. Susie Steimle reports. (12-24-20)
Thursday Pinpoint Weather ForecastMeteorologist Paul Heggen has the Bay Area microclimate forecast. (8-6-20)
Crew Renovating Lodi Movie Theater Finds Woman's Wallet Lost in 1962Digging up the past isn’t always a bad thing. Donna Brown knows that firsthand after a construction company revamping the old Sunset Theater in Lodi found her wallet from nearly six decades ago. Velena Jones reports. (5-21-20)
History Comes Alive: Monterey County 8th Graders See 'Hamilton'Every 8th grader in Monterey County has an opportunity to see the live stage performance of Broadway mega-hit "Hamilton" thanks to the Dan and Lillian King Foundation. Allen Martin reports. (3-5-20)
Beach Blanket Babylon, San Francisco's Famed Musical Revue, To End This YearSan Francisco's famed musical revue show Beach Blanket Babylon is closing its doors at the end of this year after a 45 year run, the show's producer announced on Wednesday. Ken Bastida reports. (4-17-2019)
Poison Apple Productions Brings Magic Of Theater To Kids & TeensAward-winning Poison Apple Productions has been creating performances with youngsters and teens for almost 20 years. Founder and Artistic Director Noelle Arms talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about their work and upcoming show, Alice in Wonderland Jr., happening November 23-25. For tickets go to poisonappleproductions.org.
Playwrights Center Of San Francisco Hosts Audience Favorites ShowcaseDon Hardwick, president of the Playwrights Center Of San Francisco talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the upcoming audience favorites showcase, Playoffs 2018, featuring Bay Area playwrights.
Don't Miss 'Detroit '67' At Aurora Theatre In BerkeleyDarryl V. Jones and Halili Knox talk to BR about their new play, 'Detroit 67' set during the turbulent days of the Detroit riots playing at Aurora Theatre, in Berkeley.
Kevin Kemp & Emily Jeanne Brown Star In Dry PowderActors Kevin Kemp and Emily Jeanne Brown talk about their new play about the high stakes world of finance, Dry Powder, playing at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.
Meet Maggie Elizabeth May of Les MiserablesThe Tony-award winning musical 'Les Miserables' is back in San Francisco. One of the actors, Maggie Elizabeth May talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the show.
Meet Taylor Iman Starring In 'Head Over Heels'A new play marries the music of the 'Go-Gos' with a 15th-century poem. One of its stars Taylor Iman Jones is Bay Area born and bred. BR caught up with her at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco.
'Hold These Truths' At TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyActor Joel de la Fuente talks to Bay Area Focus host Kenny Choi about the play, 'Hold These Truths' at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, based on an American unsung hero, Gordon Hirabayashi.
Heidi Schreck Performs 'What The Constitution Means To Me' At Berkeley RepWriter and actress Heidi Shreck talks to BAF host Michelle Griego about her latest work, "What the Constitution Means To Me," performing at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Meet The Stars Of 'Head Over Heels' Playing At The Curran Theatre In SFThe Go-Go's 1984 hit single 'Head Over Heels' is the title and musical inspiration of a new play at the Curran in San Francisco. Stars Bonnie Milligan and Alexandra Socha tell BAF's Michelle Griego all about it.
Magic Theatre Hosts 2018 Gala & Premieres Of 'Gangster Of Love'Magic Theatre's artistic director Loretta Greco and long time supporter and honoree Toni Rembe Rock talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about their upcoming 2018 gala fundraiser and world premiere of 'Gangster of Love.'
Meet Michael Gene Sullivan From The Cast Of Widowers' HousesActor Gene Sullivan talks to host Michelle Griego about 'Widowers Houses,' George Bernard Shaw's play about gentrification and social justice playing at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.
Donald Lacy's One-Man Show 'Color Struck, Surviving The Trumpocalypse'Actor, comedian and playwright Donald Lacy has never been afraid to bring tough topics to the stage and his latest one-man show is no exception. It's called 'Color Struck, Surviving the Trumpocalypse,' and takes on racism in the era of Trump.
'Until, Until, Until' Reexamines Ben Vereen's Performance In Blackface At Reagan's Inaugural BallArtist Edgar Arceneaux's newest project, 'Until, Until, Until' revives Ben Vereen's controversial performance in blackface at former President Reagan's Inaugural Ball in 1981.
Katie Maupin & Brian Watson Stars Of 'The Secret Garden'Actors Katie Maupin and Brian Watson talk to host Kenny Choi about the Tony-Award winning production of 'The Secret Garden' playing at the Gateway Theatre from December 6 through the 24th.
Aladdin Star Adam JacobsAladdin star Adam Jacobs talks to Bay Sunday's Kenny Choi about the hit Broadway musical now playing through January 7 at SHN San Francisco.
Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Life And Times Of The TemptationsDerrick Baskin and Jeremy Pope, stars of Ain't Too Proud to Beg talk to Bay Sunday's Kenny Choi about their roles in this brilliant play about the legendary Temptations.
Tony-Award Winning Musical 'An American In Paris' Comes To San FranciscoNick Spangler, star of the Tony Award-winning musical 'An American In Paris' talks to Bay Sunday's Kenny Choi about his career and the show currently at SHN San Francisco.