'The Events' is an ultimately humanitarian two-person play that should be seen for its fine acting, taut direction and vital message.
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.
This attractive production shows there's lots of life left in Ibsen’s 138-year-old creation.
British group brings its rock & roll sensibility to Shakespeare at Cal Performances.
'Leni, a powerful two-person high-wire act, examines the controversial Leni Riefenstahl, the extraordinary filmmaker and vilified Hitler propagandist.
'Roe' is an enthralling drama about the personalities behind a momentous decision, and an engaging exploration of the pro-choice and anti-abortion movements.
This outstanding production of Naomi Iizuka's 'Polaroid Stories' plays through March 12 at Zellerbach Playhouse on the Cal campus.
With a very talented cast and tight direction by David Ivers, 'Hand to God' is a sparkling 100-minutes of comedy and calamity.
Tom Stoppard's 'The Real Thing' combines intelligence, emotion and wit in a multifaceted play about love.
A rare world premiere musical in Berkeley, Love Sick is the impassioned fable about a woman’s erotic love affair and the price she pays for it. But Love Sick defies classification as a typical musical.
Sandra Tsing Loh, performer, writer and comedian, is a bright, gutsy woman whose newest on-stage memoir, The Madwoman in the Volvo, reveals much more about a person’s private life than an audience is accustomed to learning. But we are lucky to be able to experience such a courageous, funny and perceptive woman, one who’s not ashamed to share menopause’s trials, tribulations and treats. (OK, so what if the treats are largely food-related?)
The Kneehigh Theatre of Cornwall (The Wild Bride, Tristan and Yseult, Meow, Meow), in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre, is back in Berkeley for the holidays, before traveling to Los Angeles and New York City.
On the ferry to Alcatraz a few weekends ago, Berkeley playwright Dan McMullan reflected on having his play Blythe performed on “the Rock.”
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