Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the North Bay? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated the top events this February! Less researching and more having fun. Enjoy!
Featured Photo: Courtesy of Santosh Dash
THRU February 6
Re-mounting a show cut short after just one preview performance in March 2020, The Who’s rock opera welcomes back Tyler Marques in the lead role accompanied by Pete Townsend’s music and lyrics to tell the story of “that deaf, dumb and blind boy,” at Novato Theater Company.
More info: novatotheatercompany.org
THRU February 20
Everyday profanities turn into poetic and humorous riffs, illuminating the spirit and smack talk of Moses and Kitch, two young men looking for a way out in Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s new play. That is, until a stranger disrupts their plans.
More info: marintheatre.org
Fire Shut up in My Bones
An encore presentation of The Met: Live in HD brings Grammy Award-winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s memoir to the Met stage, the first opera by a black composer to do so, at the Lark Theater.
More info: larktheater.net
Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Lavay Smith fronts an eight-piece ensemble that is guaranteed to get your booty shakin’ as they celebrate the Lenten season with a Mardi Gras New Orleans and Swing Dance Party, at Mill Valley’s Sweetwater Music Hall.
More info: sweetwatermusichall.com
A New York-based group that takes its inspiration from pianist Mieczysław Horszowski (1892–1993) is made up of a cellist a pianist and a violinist who spend an evening in Mill Valley to play a program of lesser-known 19th and 20th century composers (Smetana, Clarke and Babajanian) entitled “Crisis, Creativity, & Culture.”
More info: chambermusicmillvalley.org