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.
The production wonderfully captures the whimsical spirit of Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medal-winning 2003 book.
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.
Based on riveting political events, this production has explosions of high drama and human emotion, but overall veers toward the stilted and inexpressive.
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.
The long-serving artistic director reflects on writing and directing plays, Broadway and his ‘clueless’ high school self
This lengthy, chock-filled production creatively explores diverse facets of the Bible — its history, authors, compilation, impact on civilization and on two individuals who allow its significance to effect their lives.
‘Home’ is an imaginative and inventive 105 minutes of refreshing absurdist entertainment, with an extraordinarily talented cast and production team.
This 2019 co-production with the Guthrie Theater is even more powerful, more effective and ultimately more satisfying than the Berkeley Rep’s original 20 years ago.
Maddy Trumble, in “Paradise Square,” and Anne Yumi Kobori, in “Every Day Alice,” say their Berkeley upbringings shaped the actresses they are today.
We asked the highly regarded theater’s next artistic director about her vision and talked to its managing director about why they chose her.
Pfaelzer will take over from Tony Taccone, who has been with Berkeley Rep for 33 years. She was selected from a field of 160 candidates.