Deep into rehearsals for the new holiday production of A Year With Frog And Toad, director and choreographer Art Manke provides a nugget of insight into his work mode. Drawing a vivid comparison between directing for TV and for theater, Manke allows that “in TV everything is instant—it’s like microwaving pizza. Theater requires time, time for the process. It’s a gourmet meal.”
Glitz and Nostalgia in Kander & Ebb Tribute
Jewel Theatre’s production, running through Nov. 20 at Center Stage, gives us the beauty of show tunes.
Weird Al: King of Strange
The singing satirist, who performed Nov. 4 in Santa Cruz, talked to Santa Cruz Weekly about his career, the radio DJ who made him famous and the art of poking fun.
E & O Trading Co. has called it quits after 11 years on South First Street in San Jose. Word is they fell behind on rent and left everything: plates, pots and pans, the works.