/Theatre Rhinoceros’ 2017-18 Season
Theatre Rhinoceros’ 2017-18 Season 2017-09-07T14:08:17+00:00

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.)

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Upcoming Productions

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
World Premiere

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

Mincing Words
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
World Premiere

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
The Musical
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
Regional Premiere

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The West Street Gang

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