Join Theatre Rhinoceros for its 40th Anniversary Season
GLAAD Media Award Winner
Two world premieres, one classic, an historic figure, one musical, and a whole lot of fun. It’s the 2017-18 Rhino Fortieth Anniversary Season.
All shows produced at our permanent home The Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka theatre.)
The Legend of Pink
By Kheven LaGrone
Directed by AeJay Mitchell
A world premiere local story about West Oakland, a drag queen, and the changing landscapes of desire and real estate.
September 15 – September 30, 2017
The Normal Heart
By Larry Kramer
The famous play about a group of queer activists, their loves, and their struggles for equality at a dangerous time.
November 3 – 25, 2017
Theatre Rhino Premiere
Written and Performed by Tom Ammiano
Former Rhino star and activist-politician Tom Ammiano brings his hysterical one-man show to The Rhino for one night only.
December 31, 2017 @ 8 pm – ONE SHOW ONLY!
The 2017 Rhino New Year’s Eve Spectacular
By John Fisher
A transsexual, a Russian President, and an American President are the stars of this story about gender and sexuality in the world of geopolitics.
February 23 – March 17, 2018
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
By Stephen Elliot and Allan Scott
The Rhino’s runaway musical hit returns for a limited engagement.
June 2 – July 1, 2018
Oedipus at Palm Springs
By The Five Lesbian Brothers
Directed by Kathryn Wood
Star and co-director of last season’s hit Gertrude Stein and a Companion, Kathryn Wood returns to direct this hysterical and shocking comedy by the masters of lesbian wit.
July 12 – 21, 2018