SF Chronicle Datebook: “Undiscovered Country”

SF Examiner: ‘Undiscovered Country’ a Shakespeare-Wild West mashup

Theatre Eddys: “Undiscovered Country”

The Mercury News, ‘Hamlet’ remixed as cowboy romance in San Francisco

Theater and Such, Undiscovered and Unexpected


No Proscenium: The Immersive 5 with Ava Roy of We Players


KQED: Hail Caesar! Shakespearean Drama Meets Historical San Francisco in 'Caesar Maximus'

Charles Kruger, Theatrestorm: Review: CAESAR MAXIMUS


The Mercury News: Review: Audience stays on the move in engaging ‘Caesar’ at SF’s Golden Gate Park

SF Chronicle: We Players’ second riff on ‘Julius Caesar’ this season has a female lead

SF/ARTS: Summer Arts in the Park

No Proscenium: In Praise of ‘Caesar Maximus’

Roman Women

SFGate: Site-specific We Players goes classical with "Roman [Women]"

SF Examiner: We Players’ ‘Roman Women’ enthrall at Palace of Fine Arts

The Mercury News: Cherished SF landmark stars in a new play


Sierra: The national magazine of the Sierra Club: The We Players Bring Theater to State and National Parks


Marin Independent Journal:Mother Lear included in Year's Best Marin Theatre

The Mercury News: We Players uses ‘Lear’ to talk about aging in the 21st century

Marin Independent Journal: Mother-daughter ‘Lear’ captures heartbreak of dementia


SF Examiner: We Players get right down to sex in ‘Midsummer of Love’

SF Chronicle, We Players forges a new era of art in the parks

Theatrestorm: Review: ‘Midsummer of Love’ (an adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’) from We Players


Theatrius, “BEOWULF” By the Bay Breaks New Ground

SFGate, We Players adapts ‘Beowulf’ for the great outdoors

Theatre Eddys, BEOWULF, March 19, 2017



Los Altos Town Crier: We Players, Montalvo join forces for Romeo & Juliet
Regarding Arts: Transported by Shakespeare from Villa Montalvo to Verona
Open Access: Inside the Lucas Arts Program, We Players presents "Romeo & Juliet at Villa Montalvo"
Sonoma County Tourism, Shakespeare at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park
Marin IJ, We Players’ Old West ‘Romeo’ moves the audience, literally,
Theatrestorm, ‘ROMEO AND JULIET’ presented by We Players at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park,
Sonoma Index-Tribune, We Players bring ‘Romeo and Juliet’ out in public
BayNature, A Shakespearian Classic with a California Landscape Twist: Romeo and Juliet Comes Outdoors to the Petaluma Adobe
Interactive Creativity
Broadway World, Montalvo Arts Center to Present Interactive ROMEO & JULIET AT VILLA MONTALVO This Fall
California College of the Arts,  We Players Takes Textiles Faculty Sasha Duerr and Soil to Studio to the Stage
Sonoma Index-Tribune,  We Players bring ‘Romeo and Juliet’ out in public



SFBay, October 26, 2015: HEROMONSTER pushes theatre to frightening boundaries
SF Examiner, October 15, 2015: We Players brings heroes, monsters to life
Montalvo Arts Blog, September 28, 2015: We Players Explore the Heroic and the Monstrous


SF Weekly, April 28, 2015: Ondine at the Beach
SF Weekly, April 29, 2015: The Challenges of Staging Ondine at Sutro Baths
7×7, April 30 2015: Weekend Guide: Free Pancakes, Muscle Cars & Theater at Sutro Baths
The Chronicle, May 5, 2015: Into the setting sun beyond Sutro
KQED Arts, May 6, 2015: We Players Stage a Bittersweet Fairy Tale in a Breathtaking Locale
SF Examiner, May 7 2015:  S.F. seascape bolsters exquisite ‘Ondine at Sutro’
SF Weekly, May 5, 2015: Hybrid Place, Hybrid Play: We Players’ Ondine at Sutro Baths
Theatrestorm, May 13, 2015: Review (five stars!) : ‘Ondine’ presented by We Players at Sutro Baths & Environs


KQED Arts, May 11 2015: Contemporary Takes on Maritime History at Aquatic Park Exhibition



Theaterstorm, September 11, 2014: ‘King Fool’ presented by We Players
For All Events, August 11, 2014: Canciones del Mar aboard the tall ship Balclutha
SF Weekly, June 19, 2014: “Macabre Masterpiece: Macbeth at Fort Point is Truly an Epic of Shakespearean Proportions”
The Berkeley Times, June 26, 2014: We Players’ Macbeth: the Power of Place
TheatreStorm, June 15, 2014: Review: ‘Macbeth At Fort Point’ by We Players
KQED Arts, May 20, 2014: Hot Days Mean Hot Plays as Theatre Goes Outside
Bold Italic, March 10, 2014: The Next Experimental Performance to Sell Out ASAP



KQED, October 11, 2013: The Government Shuts Down Arts in San Francisco
NPR, October 11, 2013: Trickle-Down Stories: How The Shutdown Feels Across America
SF Chronicle, October 4, 2013: “Shut down may mean Macbeth’s last hour on the stage”
American Theatre Magazine, July 2013, featured article: “The Walls Come Tumbling Down”
We Players work with youth at the San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center referenced in this article in NCTE’s English Journal – Songs of the Caged Birds: Literacy and Learning with Incarcerated Youth
Leah Garchik in the San Francisco Chronicle, Monday September 9,2013
Theatre Bay Area September/October Editor’s Pick!
SF Weekly, Wednesday, September 18, 2013: Double Cast: The Audience Gets Pulled into Shakespeare Whether They Like it or Not with We Players’ Macbeth, Monday September 9, 2013: SFist Reviews: We Players’ ‘Macbeth’, Monday September 9, 2013: Audience and the play triumph in ‘Macbeth’ at Fort Point
SF Examiner, Monday September 9, 2013 (five stars!) Examiner Photo Essay
Stage and Cinema, September 7, 2013: Sound and Fury Indeed
San Jose Mercury News  (a photo essay) 
Broadway World: We Players to stage Shakespeare’s MACBETH under Golden Gate Bridge



The Examiner, September 21, 2012 & Examiner photo essay
The Examiner, Thursday September 13, 2012: “Magical maritime ‘Twelfth Night'”
San Francisco Bay Guardian, Thursday May 17, 2012
SF Weekly, Thursday May 17, 2012
Marin Independent Journal, Thursday May 17, 2012
San Francisco Examiner, Wednesday May 16, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle, Tuesday May 15, 2012
Broadway World, April 25, 2012
The Bay Citizen/NY Times, January 12, 2012
The Nonprofit Quarterly, January 17, 2012


SF Bay Gaurdian, July 26, 2011
SF Weekly, September 28, 2011
Alcatraz “Foghorn” Newsletter, September, 2011
The Scuttlefish, October 18, 2011  
Art Practical, October 16, 2011



New York Times/ Bay Area Citizen, August 12, 2010   
7×7, October 7, 2010   
Chloe Veltman, Lies Like Truth, October 12, 2010
San Francisco Bay Guardian: The Performant, October 13, 2010
SFAppeal, October 13, 2010
Mission Local, October 14, 2010
NBC Los Angeles, October 6, 2010
NBC San Diego, October 7, 2010
NBC Bay Area, October 14, 2010
SFist, October 18, 2010
The Stanford Daily, October 22, 2010
The San Francisco Chronicle, October 28, 2010
The Broadview: Online, October 29, 2010
The Huffington Post, November 3, 2010
Stanford Magazine November/December 2010
Daily Californian, November 9, 2010
SF Weekly, November 10, 2010


Academic Publications

We Players is featured in the following publications:

NCTE English Journal: Songs of Caged Birds: Literacy and Learning with Incarcerated Youth by Peter Williamson, Megan Mercurio, and Constance Walker
Didaskalia, online journal of Ancient Greek and Roman performance: Review of The Odyssey on Angel Island by Al Duncan
REFEREEING THE MUSES: A THEATRE CRITICISM/ARTS JOURNALISM PRIMER by Bob Abelman & Cheryl Kushner (Peter Lang Publishing) college textbook
(Ava Roy featured in chapter on Artistic Directors)

Ecumenica Journal of Theatre and Performance. Feature article: “Hamlet on Alcatraz, A Journey into the Power of Sacred Space” by Rand Harmon.
THE OXFORD GUIDE TO GREEK DRAMA IN THE AMERICAS (forthcoming in 2014 by Oxford University Press). We Players’ Odyssey on Angel Island featured in the chapter “Greek Drama on the U.S. West Coast 1970-2013” by Mary-Kay Gamel