Forty theater companies around the Bay Area are presenting works written and directed by women. Half of the performers are women or identify as women or are non-binary.
A relationship between two old friends is challenged when they have differing opinions on whether an artist’s unsavory past means his art should be disregarded.
The oration and recreation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ takes six hours, but the performance is mesmerizing.
Everyone needs a good lawyer. But Shylock, one of Shakespeare’s most historically fraught villains, is a special case. On Sunday, Berkeley Law takes over the Freight to give the old usurer another shot at justice.
This three-person drama is about the reunion of nuclear scientists in the aftermath of a nuclear power station meltdown. Ostensibly they hadn’t seen one another for 38 years. Or had they?
John Collins directs the six-hour-long production of ‘Gatz,’ which opens at Berkeley Rep on Feb. 13. The complete reading of the novel has been an international hit.
A new student performance takes an introspective, updated look at issues within the Berkeley High community.
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.