Skillfully directed by Kimberly Ridgeway, this dramatic and visceral play, with its taut and honest, street-smart script, keeps all the focus on the actors.
It's impossible not to empathize with the writer and comedian's quest to find a cure for his obsessive compulsive disorder in this personal and professional one-man show.
'Palace Wreckers' may be billed as a comedy only in relation to the tragedies on which it's based. But it's engrossing, in part because the actors gave first-rate performances.
Heidi Schreck offers an appealing play that wafts between a recitation of her high-school speech about the Constitution and the history of four generations of women in her family.
Berkeley Rep's Tony Taccone delivers a memorable production aided by a marvelous cast and production staff. Don't miss this significant contribution to 20th-century theatre.
Playwright Jonathan Spector has created an exceptional play that is laugh-out-loud funny, yet with an intelligent and introspective perspective.
Largely written by Addie Ulrey in collaboration with, and directed by, Amy Sass, the main subtext of 'A Different Long Stretch of Earth' is white guilt.
Shotgun Players’s 'Iron Shoes' is an elaborate, reimagined folk operetta with 15 vibrant actors and vocalists, dramatic sets, creative staging and intricately clever costumes.
Caryl Churchill’s fascinating play couldn't be more relevant as ethical debates escalate about human cloning and stem cell research.
The emphasis of Julia Cho's tense, creative play rests on the importance of emotional connections and the problems caused by prejudice.
TheatreFirst's seven short solo plays, split into two separate productions, are thought-provoking and unusual.
This thoroughly entertaining two-act drama with lots of humor confronts racial bigotry, the legacy of slavery, and prejudice against gay women in modern-day Tennessee.