I've been a writer, editor, and critic in the Bay Area for almost two decades. The regional theater scene around the Bay remains one of the best and most diverse of any in the country. I've tried to bring a critical eye to the work of Bay Area theater companies for nine years now, delighting especially in work that challenges and delights the exceptionally cultured audiences here.

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Jay Barmann
Jay Barmann

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RushTix is your personal concierge, getting you on secret guest lists in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are musicians, comedians, actors, and producers who love the local arts and culture scene. Our mission is to introduce you to the Bay’s best venues, artists, and events.

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Every month we have a brand new batch of events – Typically you’ll get invitations to events from Cobb’s Comedy Club, Punch Line, Oasis, California Academy of Sciences, Noise Pop, The Midway, DNA Lounge, UC Theatre, SPUR, Paramount Theater, Popscene, Slims, Great American Music Hall, Marin Shakespeare, Anchor Public Taps, plus fairs, festivals, yoga classes, dance performances, theater, museums, tech events, and workshops.