What’s Coming Up in the Bay Area?

Unlike New York, the Bay Area has theatre spread out around the entire valley, and much of it is difficult to keep track of. Here is a list of some interesting things to look out for in the Bay Area for the rest of 2016.

You Can Never Tell by George Bernard Shaw

California Shakespeare Theatre; August 10-September 4

August: Osage County

Marin Theatre Company; September 8-October 2

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

Novato Theatre Company; September 9-October 2

King Charles III by Mike Bartlett

American Conservatory Theatre; September 14-October 9

Sylvia by A.R. Gurney

Ross Valley Players; September 16-October 16

Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice

Berkeley Playhouse; September 22-October 16

Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz

City Lights Theatre Company; September 22-October 23

Seared by Theresa Rebeck

San Francisco Playhouse; September 27-November 12

Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley

Theatreworks; October 5-30

Casa Valentina by Harvey Fierstein

New Conservatory Theatre Center; October 7-November 6

Our Town by Thornton Wilder

Altarena Playhouse; October 7-November 13

1776 by Peter Stone and Sherman Edwards

Contra Costa Musical Theatre; October 7-November 5

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee

Shotgun Players; October 12-November 13

The Last Tiger in Haiti by Jeff Augustin

Berkeley Repertory Theatre; October 14-November 27

The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard

American Conservatory Theatre; October 19-November 13

Rumors by Neil Simon

Novato Theatre Company; October 28-November 13

Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw

The Pear Theatre; October 28-November 20

Rapture, Blister, Burn by Gina Gionfriddo

The Custom Made Theatre Company; November/December

Baker Street by Marian Grudeff, Raymond Jessel, and Jerome Coopersmith

42nd Street Moon; November 2-20

Safe House by Keith Josef Adkins

Aurora Theatre Company; Starts November 4

The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett

Palo Alto Players; November 5-20

Sons of the Prophet by Stephen Karam

New Conservatory Theatre Center; November 11-December 18

Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker

Los Altos Stage Company; November 17-December 11

The Night Alive by Conor McPherson

San Jose Stage Company; November 23-December 18

She Loves Me by Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick

San Francisco Playhouse; November 23-January 14



946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice

Berkeley Repertory Theatre; December 2-January 15




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