The Obie Award-winning 'An Octoroon' is wholly unique — entertaining and amusing while it bursts throughout with racial, political and social commentary.
'Splendour,' by Abi Morgan, is a fascinating glimpse into women’s relationships, the vagaries of language and the fragility of power and politics.
Inspired by the actual murder of Tray Franklin, a black student and talented boxer, 'brownsville song (b-side for tray)' is, in essence, a call for empathy and a call for action.
The artist was raised in Berkeley. His father was John Galen Howard. So it's fitting the show is at the city's art museum.
Seeing this accessible and lively Cal Shakes production of 'As You Like It,' with its bucolic open-air amphitheater, is a lovely way to spend an afternoon or evening.
From Mira Nair’s Golden 2001 movie comes her world premiere musical version of 'Monsoon Wedding,' a big-hearted earnest extravaganza of a four-day Punjabi Indian wedding.
'The Events' is an ultimately humanitarian two-person play that should be seen for its fine acting, taut direction and vital message.
Dorothea Lange lived in Berkeley and donated her archives to OMCA as locality was important to her. We review her new show and interview Lange's god-daughter, Elizabeth Partridge.
This fact-based one-act drama presents a well-acted and enduring chronicle of individuals weighing difficult choices of conscience when there is no acceptable resolution.
The new show is one in a series of one-man musical biographies written and performed by the talented Hershey Felder.
This attractive production shows there's lots of life left in Ibsen’s 138-year-old creation.
'Leni, a powerful two-person high-wire act, examines the controversial Leni Riefenstahl, the extraordinary filmmaker and vilified Hitler propagandist.