Articles

2016

ROMEO & JULIET AT PETALUMA ADOBE

Open Access: Inside the Lucas Arts Program, We Players presents "Romeo & Juliet at Villa Montalvo", June 21, 2016

Sonoma County TourismShakespeare at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park, August 19, 2016.

Marin IJWe Players’ Old West ‘Romeo’ moves the audience, literally, August 17. 2016

Theatrestorm‘ROMEO AND JULIET’ presented by We Players at Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park, August 22, 2016

Sonoma Index-TribuneWe Players bring ‘Romeo and Juliet’ out in public, July 28, 2016

BayNatureA Shakespearian Classic with a California Landscape Twist: Romeo and Juliet Comes Outdoors to the Petaluma Adobe, July 28, 2016

Interactive Creativity, August 9, 2016

Broadway World, Montalvo Arts Center to Present Interactive ROMEO & JULIET AT VILLA MONTALVO This Fall, June 10, 2016

California College of the Arts, August 22, 2016, We Players Takes Textiles Faculty Sasha Duerr and Soil to Studio to the Stage

Sonoma Index-Tribune, July 28, 2016: We Players bring ‘Romeo and Juliet’ out in public

BayNature, July 28, 2016: A Shakespearian Classic with a California Landscape Twist: Romeo and Juliet Comes Outdoors to the Petaluma Adobe

 

2015

HEROMONSTER

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

ONDINE AT SUTRO

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

VISUAL ARTS

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

 

2014

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

 

2013

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
SFist.com, Monday September 9, 2013: SFist Reviews: We Players’ ‘Macbeth’
Triviana.com, 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

 

2012

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

2011

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

 

2010

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