Theater

A Doll’s House Divided Cannot Stand, at Berkeley Rep

My favorite interpretation of Nora, the heroine of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s…

 

Dreams Deferred in Detroit ’67

When the white cast in The Big Chill (1983) reminisces about their…

 

Kiss Me Once, at Shotgun Players

Guillermo Calderón’s Kiss bears more than a passing resemblance to Sarah Kane’s Blasted (which…

 

Johanna Pfaelzer Is Berkeley Rep’s New Artistic Director

Some 20 months after Tony Taccone announced his departure from the Berkeley…

Why Must I Be a Teenager in Love?

Adolescents are changelings. If their bodies aren’t itchy with desire or suffering…

Washed Up in the Office on the Potomac

In a sweltering basement, the characters in Washed Up on the Potomac…

Time’s Up for Mahatma Gandhi, at Z Space

Anne Galjour sets her new comedy #GetGandhi (through Aug. 26 at Z Space)…

Big Cojones Energy in King of Cuba

Cristina García puts the “dic” in dictator in the theatrical adaptation of…

A Danse Macabre for Everybody, at Cal Shakes

Death (Victor Talmadge) was sitting across the aisle from me during the…

A Paler Shade of White, at Shotgun Players

Cultural appropriation runs amok in White. James Ijames, who is a gay…