The witty satire and the universal truths beneath it, accompanied by some silliness, always make Molière’s work pleasurable and timeless.
Ubiquitous images of women laughing as they pick at salads inspired playwright Sheila Callaghan to explore women’s shame and self-deprivation, men’s chauvinism and insecurity and the deleterious influence of advertising.
Jackie Sibblies Drury’s brilliant new play, excellently directed by Sarah Benson, illustrates the power of theater to make an audience think, even squirm, during the performance, while its deep impression lingers.
We asked the highly regarded theater's next artistic director about her vision and talked to its managing director about why they chose her.
This compelling play is a creative exploration of the causes and effects of the 1967 Detroit riots from the viewpoint of members of a black family living there at the time.
Lucas Hnath’s ingenious and intriguing play picks up where Henrik Ibsen's immortal 1879 'A Doll's House' left off.
Pfaelzer will take over from Tony Taccone, who has been with Berkeley Rep for 33 years. She was selected from a field of 160 candidates.
Tom Dalzell talks to the activist and writer who lived in Berkeley at an extraordinary time and was fully engaged in a series of history-changing movements.
Full of insight and humor, Hoyle’s one-person performance focuses on the search for personal connections in our crazy world of fake news and Facebook.
Playing at the outdoor Bruns Amphitheater in Orinda, this is a one-act, contemporary adaptation of a 15th-century English allegorical morality play, 'The Somonyng of Everyman.'
King of Cuba is about two old macho Cuban men with opposing political views, both of whom long for their youth when their political ideals and physical strength were valued.
There’s a lot to like about 'White' because it addresses important issues in an enjoyable, stimulating and provocative way.