Theater

07 Nov 2016

Taking a Time Machine to 1920’s San Francisco

On the edges of Chinatown and North Beach there’s a basement gin joint that takes a secret pass code to enter. Once past the fake door of the sham clock repair shop, you find yourself inside a gambling den and cabaret that’s been filled to the brim with bathtub hooch. Outside, Prohibition has cleaned the streets but you’re a member of the 1930s social elite — low on morals and high on strong cocktails.

Sam Devine 0
26 Feb 2016

The Most F***ed-Up S*** To Happen At ‘Miss Behave Game Show’

Usually you turn your phone off at the theater, but Miss Behave Game Show is a wild satire of smartphone use where the audience competes using their smartphones competitively and interactively during the show. Playing at the Great Star Theater through March 5, Miss Behave Game Show pits the audience

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
12 Apr 2021

Broke-Ass Stuart is Looking for a New Arts & Events Editor

Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
28 Sep 2015

ShakesBEER: An NYC Pub Crawl

The other weekend I went to the theater. Ok maybe it wasn’t so much of a theater, as it was a theater of the human condition. A bar, I went to bar. But I went to this bar to partake of the theater of the human condition, to soak up the

Allyson Wolff, Future Multi-Thousandaire 0
22 Jul 2015

10 Life Lessons I Learned from Musicals

For not being a real actress or singer (I just annoy people by singing the songs in my head and re-creating dramatic scenes from Star Wars), I have an oddly extensive knowledge of musical theater. No, this is not a pissing contest, I know you also love Cats. I simply

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
04 Jun 2015

Free Theater This Weekend: Insane Shakespeare Musical at Yerba Buena Gardens

The theatrical event of the season is playing outdoors for free this weekend at the Yerba Buena Gardens. Taketh thine broke ass to see “Timon: The Musical – An Alfresco Musical Adventure”, a madcap, modern-day, big-budget musical production of “Timon of Athens” — roundly considered to be one of Shakespeare’s

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
07 Oct 2014

Win Tickets to the completely haunted Great Star Theater for SPOOKEASY

The historic Great Star Theater in Chinatown opened in 1926 and remains completely haunted to this day. WIN FREE TIX to their haunted vaudeville spectacular Spookeasy this Halloween weekend as we highlight the Great Star Theater, formerly a premiere vaudeville destination but long since condemned for “excessive haunting and supernatural

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
19 Mar 2012

Too Broke To Go To The Theater…Or Not

Over the last couple of weeks my co-workers have tried to convince me to hang out with them by going to the movies. I have refused their invites many times. Due to these rejections, they’re currently under the impression that I don’t want to be around them outside of work.

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
04 Feb 2012

First Look at the New Parkway Theater in Oakland

In 2009, Oakland mourned the closing of The Parkway Theater, a beloved Oakland mainstay that helped revitalize a neighborhood. The Parkway was a film lovers dream- cult films, film festivals, pizza and beer served to at your seat. Struggles over leases and landlords forced the original owners to close. Enter

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0