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Bay Spot weekend: Laura Benanti, Haiku Fingers, ‘The Prom’

There a great deal of terrific live demonstrates shows to see in the Bay Region this weekend. Here’s a partial rundown.

Theater picks: Circus, ’39 Steps,’ ‘The Prom’

Listed here are three exhibits Bay Location stage enthusiasts need to know about.

Circus Bella: The Bay Area troupe is presenting its unique consider on the a person-ring circus structure with the touring 60-minute show “Flip*Flop*Fly.” This weekend, you have two likelihood to catch the talented group of aerialists, juggler, acrobats and clowns, who perform as section of the Yerba Buena Arts Competition.

Aspects: Noon and 2:15 p.m. June 25 Yerba Buena Middle for the Arts garden on Mission Road, involving 3rd and 4th streets totally free www.circusbella.org, ybgfestival.org.

SPARC Theater: The Shakespeare and Doing Arts Regional Firm is launching its yearly Shakespeare in the Vineyard (formerly the Livermore Shakespeare Festival), with the riotous Hitchcock spoof “The 39 Steps” (June 23-July 10). Other exhibits in the year incorporate the comedic musical revue “Life is a Cabernet” (June 27-July 31) and the Bard’s “The Comedy of Errors” (July 15-Aug. 7).

Aspects: Performances at Darcie Kent Vineyards, 7000 Tesla Street, Livermore $18-$56 sparctheater.org.

“The Prom”: It unquestionably makes feeling that this strike Broadway musical about 4 theater stars who lend their assist to a lesbian who has been banned from attending her prom (unfortunately, it is based on a true story) opens in the course of Pride month in San Francisco. The sense-superior exhibit, with audio by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a e-book by Bob Martin and Beguelin, just opened a monthlong run at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco.

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Aspects: Presented by BroadwaySF Through July 17 $56-$256 www.broadwaysf.com.

Australian pop/EDM trio Haiku Arms delivers its U.S. tour to the Rickshaw Prevent in San Francisco June 28. (Spinning Major Documents) 

In concert: Haiku Palms, Laura Benanti

An up-and-coming Australian pop band and a Broadway star’s solo present are in the offing this week. Here’s a glimpse.

A show of Haiku Hands: Sisters Claire and Mie Nakazawa and musician Beatrice Lewis saved functioning into every single other on the Australian audio competition circuit and lastly made the decision to be part of forces  The end result is Haiku Fingers, a significantly buzzed-about, substantial-strength pop/EDM trio from Down Beneath that is drawing comparisons to every person from Charli XCX to the Beastie Boys. Performing as anything of an artists’ collective with recurrent collaborations with Aussie musicians, performers and artists, Haiku Hands has a self-titled album and a number of singles under its belt — which includes the bopping, recently launched monitor “Bye Bye.” The up and coming trio brings its U.S. tour to Rickshaw Quit in San Francisco on June 28.

Details: 8 p.m. 155 Fell St., San Francisco $15 rickshawstop.com.

Laura Benanti: The actor was seemingly destined for a existence on phase. Born in New York to showbiz mother and father, Benanti made her Broadway debut in “The Seem of Music” at age 18. She’s given that starred in “Gypsy” and “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” and has appeared on TV’s “Supergirl.” She comes to the Lesher Centre in Walnut Creek Saturday for a night of showtunes and stories about daily life on the stage.

Particulars: 7:30 p.m. $45-$77 www.lesherartscenter.org.

— Randy McMullen, Personnel

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