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.
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?
National Book Award finalist Christina García returns to Berkeley with a winning, sensual theatrical adaptation of her 2010 novel.
A playful exhibit at the Oakland Museum of California offers an insight into the particular creative culture of the extraordinary yearly gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.
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.
In this production under the stars of "the Scottish play" the sword action is exciting, the witches are scary and there is enough blood shed to reinforce the theatrically of the work.
Based on riveting political events, this production has explosions of high drama and human emotion, but overall veers toward the stilted and inexpressive.
This intense drama, well directed by Aurora’s new artistic director Josh Costello, has a vital message that should resonate throughout our country.
Three movie house employees bond as they reveal their innermost fears, insecurities, and hopes for what appear to be uncertain futures.
Cal Shakes’ glimmering adventure story ‘House of Joy’ explores women’s roles in India’s Mughal empire
The world premiere by emerging playwright Madhuri Shekar is set in a harem during the impending collapse of the storied 17th-century empire.
John Fisher's take on WWII in this acclaimed one-person show is a rare combination of comedy and gravity, with war particulars and trivia interspersed with anecdotes about his childhood.
'Kill Move Paradise,' written by award-winning playwright and actor James Ijames, is a moving, emotional, must-see experience.
These two contemporary Bay Area artists share an ethos that has been influenced by Zen Buddhism.
What does it mean to be good? How can good people manage in this world? These weighty questions are entertainingly and breezily explored in Cal Shakes’ diverting and charming production.
Tony Taccone's last directorial opening as Berkeley Rep's artistic director is a bright and boisterous musical show that enhances one's mood. He created it with the actor and playwright John Leguizamo.