The Berkeley theater company’s new artistic director is an internal appointment who says his life’s work is to share the unique and visceral power of live theater with other people.
This dark August Strindberg play, well-directed by Barbara Damashek, is riveting in parts and upsetting in others.
This compelling play is a creative exploration of the causes and effects of the 1967 Detroit riots from the viewpoint of members of a black family living there at the time.
We talk to the artistic director who is stepping down at the end of the 2019 season after 27 years with the Berkeley theatre company.
The playwright’s goal was to create a realistic depiction of Berkeley residents and the situations in which they embroil themselves. He isn’t mocking anyone, he says.
Tom Stoppard’s ‘The Real Thing’ combines intelligence, emotion and wit in a multifaceted play about love.
The super-creative David Ives has created a priceless combination of an 18th-century bawdy French farce and 21st-century clever American comedy.