The play focuses on a 1941 meeting between two internationally respected physicists, one Danish, one German, who were once colleagues but ended up on opposing sides in World War II.
The MacArthur Fellowship genius award winner’s latest play is a thoroughly captivating, charming and ultimately satisfying quirky comedy that ponders the Salem witch trials and much more.
Who but the audacious Shotgun Players would choose to produce Caryl Churchill’s musical play about 17th-century English witches as its end-of-year holiday spectacular? And what an outstanding choice it turned out to be.
The production wonderfully captures the whimsical spirit of Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medal-winning 2003 book.
The play brings the life of Mary Woolley, the first female president of Mount Holyoke College, and her longstanding partner, English Professor Jeannette Marks, into focus.
David Hirata has changed the name and says he deeply regrets the pain he has caused.
In his one-man show, the writer, actor and director tells of growing up and getting wise, sometimes making it, sometimes not, as he works his way through showbiz from childhood to the present.
Two local theater companies combine to present this modern American riff on ‘Oedipus Rex.’
A romantic comedy may be the perfect respite from today’s dismal news. And who better than playwright Sheila Callaghan to create this bright, upbeat, contemporary entertainment?
The Reimagine End of Life Festival, which runs through Nov. 3, confronts the taboo of death. It creates community through plays, talks, books and other art forms.
National Book Award finalist Christina García returns to Berkeley with a winning, sensual theatrical adaptation of her 2010 novel.
The production of this play written by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks has its flaws, but it’s recommended for its excellent performances, creative writing and exciting exploration of race relations.