Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards Gala. 38th Annual gala to honor Bay Area theatre artists. 60+ awards presented in a host of categories. Food, entertainment, open bar, and dancing. 5:45 pm-10:30 pm, Monday, May 5, California Ballroom, 1736 Franklin Street in uptown Oakland on May 5, 2014. Tickets $19-35 at www.sfbatcc.org. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.