Here you’ll find ASR writers & editors picks of noteworthy events in the bustling art worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area!

Aisle Seat Review Theater Picks

Barry Willis Picks:

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December 2019 — “Mother of the Maid” at Marin Theatre Company. Written by Jane Anderson.  Directed by Jasson Minadakis.  Through Dec 15th.

December 2019 — “The Sound of Music“, Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel CrouseMusic by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Directed by Laura Downing-Lee. Produced by Santa Rosa Junior College Theatre Arts in conjunction with Sonoma State University.

December 2019 — “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.Written by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John TiffanyMusic and Lyrics by Benj Pakek and Justin Paul. Directed by John Tiffany. At the Curran Theater Co. thru July 12th, 2020.


Nicole Singley Picks:

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Cary Pace Picks:

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November 2019 — “She Loves Me!” Written by Miklos Laszlo, directed by Nicole Helfe at Ross Valley Players. Produced in conjunction with The Mountain Play Association.

December 2019 A Christmas Story – The Musical.” Written by Joseph Robinette, based on Jean Shepard’s book. Directed by Larry Williams. At Sonoma Arts Live.

December 2019 — Broadway Holiday Spectacular 2019. Written by Transcendence Theater Co. Directed by Tony Gonzalez. Producing Company: Transcendence Theatre Co. December 14-15, 2019 at Lincoln Theater 100 California Drive Yountville, CA 94599


Victor Cordell Picks:

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Kris Neely Picks:

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Music Picks

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Art Picks


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