Join Theatre Rhinoceros for its 39th Anniversary Season

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A whole new season of LGBT plays all performed at our new home The Eureka Theatre in beautiful Downtown San Francisco!

Join us for a wild ride in 2016-17!

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Upcoming Productions

World Premiere
Flim Flam
By John Fisher
A San Francisco drag party turns into a crazy evening of self-discovery. Ding Dong! And another drag queen comes through the door. 
February 25 – March 19, 2017
Eureka Theatre

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
The Musical
By Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott
The glorious musical adventure about trannies, drag shows, Down Under, and what we will do for love.
May 27 – July 2, 2017
Eureka Theatre

Special Event

Lear!
An Outdoor Shakespeare Adventure
In the spirit of Titus! And Timon!, The Rhino takes to the park once again for another walkabout production. A Co-Production of the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. 

July 7-9, 2017
Yerba Buena Gardens

The Brothers Size

The Brothers Size

by Tarell Alvin McCraney
directed by Darryl V. Jones
September 24 – October 15, 2016

Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson San Francisco Map It

Two brothers, the Louisiana bayou, and West African mythology swirl together in this treasured theatrical event that will leave you breathless. A hot-blooded, music-filled drama from one of the country’s most exciting queer African-American voices.

In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is hardworking and steady. Younger brother Oshoosi is just out of prison and finding himself. The wily Elegba, Oshoosi’s old prison-mate, is a mysterious and seductive complication. A simple circle defines a world that begins in ritual and evolves into a tough and tender drama of what it means to be a brother by birth and to be a brother out of desire.

Flights of poetry, music, dance and West African mythology combine in a contemporary tale that explores the tenuousness of freedom and the need to belong somewhere, to something, to someone.

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Production Photos

Pictured left to right: LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun, Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, and Julian Green as Elegba in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones ; A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun, Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, and Julian Green as Elegba in Tarrel Alvin McCraney's THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun, Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, and Julian Green as Elegba in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones .
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Julian Green as Elegba, Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney's THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Julian Green as Elegba, Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho
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Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney's THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun, Julian Green as Elegba, and Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi in Tarrel Alvin McCraney's THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun, Julian Green as Elegba, and Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun and Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi in Tarrel Alvin McCraney's THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Publicity Photos

Pictured left to right: Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun, Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, and Julian Green as Elegba in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Julian Green as Elegba, Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun, and Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Julian Green as Elegba, Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun, and Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and LaKeidrick Wimberly as Ogun in Tarrel Alvin McCraney’s THE BROTHERS SIZE, directed by Darryl V. Jones
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre; photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Julian Green as Elegba, Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun, and Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun, and Julian Green as Elegba in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, Julian Green as Elegba, and Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, Julian Green as Elegba, and Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun, and Julian Green as Elegba in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi, Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun, and Julian Green as Elegba in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney. A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho

Pictured left to right: Gabriel Christian as Oshoosi and Lakeidrick S. Wimberly as Ogun in The Brothers Size by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at The Eureka Theater. Photo by Steven Ho.

The Rhino’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular 2016

By Morris Bobrow
Starring: David Goodwin, Kim Larsen, Lisa McHenry, Deborah Russo
Pianist: Ben Keim
Eureka Theatre
215 Jackson St, San Francisco
Curtain at 8 pm.
Running Time – One hour, forty-five minutes with intermission.
Raffles! And, beverages will beserved.

Press Release
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Poster

Equus Poster

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Gertrude Stein and a Companion

By Win Wells
Directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher
December 28-January 8

Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson San Francisco

“They were regular in being gay…they were gay the same length of time every day, they were gay, they were quite regularly gay.”

The Love of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas takes the stage in this witty and romantic account of their life together.

GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION won first prize at both the Edinburgh Festival and the Theatre Festival in Sydney, Australia, as well as the Vita Award in South Africa as Best Play. The love of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas takes the stage in this witty and romantic account of their life together.

See the Trailer!

The Bay Area Reporter

on Gertrude Stein and a Companion

Listen to the Radio Interview

with David Latuilippe on KALW's 'Open Air'.

Hear actors Kathryn Wood and Elaine Jennings, who play the roles of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas

The discussion with the Rhino stars starts at 29 minutes into the recording.

Critical Acclaim for Gertrude and a Companion!

“Wood’s Gertrude is constantly beaming and self confident… Jennings gives [Alice] a brilliance and a place in the sun that she must have had in order to thrive in the setting she did.”

Victor Cordell, For All Events

“Kathryn Wood as Stein and Elaine Jennings as Toklas give well rounded and touching performances.”

Kedar Adour, For All Events

“… brings to life a form of intellectual intimacy that is rarely depicted onstage… Jennings offered a complex and layered character study of the devoted friend and lover who quietly ruled Stein’s world.”

George Heymont, My Cultural Landscape

“Kathryn Wood as Gertrude Stein dominates the stage with magnetism and warmth, spouting phrases like ‘a rose is a rose is a rose.’ Elaine Jennings looks like Alice B. Toklas. With her short bobbed hair wig and her blunt manner she holds her own on stage. Both actresses give excellent performances… “Haley Bertelsen plays everyone else [and] gives a first rate performance as each of the characters.”

Richard Connema, Talkin’ Broadway

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Publicity Photos

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein and Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas.

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein and Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas.
Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Haley Bertelson as the Young Girl, Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein, and Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas.

Pictured left to right: Haley Bertelson as the Young Girl, Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein, and Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas.
Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein, Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas, and Haley Bertelson as the Young Girl. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein, Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas, and Haley Bertelson as the Young Girl.
Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein, Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas, and Haley Bertelson as the Young Girl. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein, Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas, and Haley Bertelson as the Young Girl.
Photo by David Wilson.

Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas and Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein. Photo by David Wilson.

Elaine Jennings as Alice B. Toklas and Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude Stein.
Photo by David Wilson.

Production Photos

Pictured left to right: Haley Bertelsen as Everybody Else, Elaine Jennings as Alice and Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude in Win Wells's GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Haley Bertelsen as Everybody Else, Elaine Jennings as Alice and Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude in Win Wells’s GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude and Elaine Jennings as Alice in Win Wells's GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude and Elaine Jennings as Alice in Win Wells’s GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Elaine Jennings as Alice and Haley Bertelsen as Everybody Else in Win Wells's GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher; A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Elaine Jennings as Alice and Haley Bertelsen as Everybody Else in Win Wells’s GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher; A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude in Win Wells's GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude in Win Wells’s GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Elaine Jennings as Alice and Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude in Win Wells's GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.

Pictured left to right: Elaine Jennings as Alice and Kathryn L. Wood as Gertrude in Win Wells’s GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION directed by Kathryn L. Wood and John Fisher
A Theatre Rhinoceros Production at the Eureka Theatre. Photo by David Wilson.