In this new one-person, 45-minute play, Lynne Kaufman uses an anthropological tempest as context to explore Margaret Mead’s reaction to her character assassination.
This biting play about a daytime TV doctor whose career careens downward as a result of an exposé streams live through Saturday, Aug. 15.
We spoke with Berkeley’s three largest, full-season theaters to find out how they are continuing to connect with their audiences and what their plans are for an altered future.
At a recent town hall convened by Aurora Theatre Company, the conversation touched on ways in which theater patrons have been victims of micro-aggressions and the best way to address those insults.
The three performers from San Francisco’s Mission District present a hilarious glimpse into today’s American society, with all its unfortunate warts.
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.
The Berkeley show marks the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever presented of the work by this celebrated artist, one of the most inventive quilt makers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
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.
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.
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.