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.
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.