'Palace Wreckers' may be billed as a comedy only in relation to the tragedies on which it's based. But it's engrossing, in part because the actors gave first-rate performances.
Heidi Schreck offers an appealing play that wafts between a recitation of her high-school speech about the Constitution and the history of four generations of women in her family.
The playwright's goal was to create a realistic depiction of Berkeley residents and the situations in which they embroil themselves. He isn't mocking anyone, he says.
With its production, opening today, of the Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning musical 'Next to Normal,' YMTC breaks new ground.
A new oral history traces the difficult, uplifting and triumphant history of the seminal play which has been produced around the globe in both elaborate and minimalist productions.
Berkeley Rep's Tony Taccone delivers a memorable production aided by a marvelous cast and production staff. Don't miss this significant contribution to 20th-century theatre.
Playwright Jonathan Spector has created an exceptional play that is laugh-out-loud funny, yet with an intelligent and introspective perspective.
The actor and rapper, best known for his award-winning roles in the smash-hit Broadway show 'Hamilton,' is coming to town to show some love to his alma mater.
Largely written by Addie Ulrey in collaboration with, and directed by, Amy Sass, the main subtext of 'A Different Long Stretch of Earth' is white guilt.
Shotgun Players’s 'Iron Shoes' is an elaborate, reimagined folk operetta with 15 vibrant actors and vocalists, dramatic sets, creative staging and intricately clever costumes.
Caryl Churchill’s fascinating play couldn't be more relevant as ethical debates escalate about human cloning and stem cell research.
The emphasis of Julia Cho's tense, creative play rests on the importance of emotional connections and the problems caused by prejudice.