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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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