8/6-8/8: Homer Under the Sun

MacHomer and the SF Theater Festival

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    A poster of character Homer Simpson is displayed in the window of the 56 Main Street restaura along Main Street of Springfield, Vermont the day before the premiere of "The Simpsons Movie,' in the town's 100-seat movie theater. Springfield, Vermont beat out 13 other like-named cities for the right to host the premiere. The movie opens July 27. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole)

    What happens when you combine Shakespeare with America's first family, the Simpsons? You get MacHomer, the one man show that blends comedy with shear amazment. It runs through this weekend at the Cal Shakes in Orinda.

    If Homer playing Macbeth is not your cup of high English tea, head down to Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco for a more traditional approach to the theater. The SF Theater Festival kicks off this weekend at the quaint downtown park.