Irresistible Temptation: A Motown Musical at Berkeley

When Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr went on car trips with his parents…

Stagecraft as Resistance: 3 Girls Theatre’s New Works Festival Is Aug. 17-27

Last year, the theme of the 3 Girls Theatre New Works Festival…

An Octoroon in a White World

At the end of one entr’acte in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon, a…

A Devil in Mind Reaches Out a Hand to God

What made you want to use a puppet? I hate puppets. That’s…

Obie Award-Winning Hand to God Comes to Berkeley Rep

Originally, Robert Askins wanted to be a tortured artist, writing hypermasculine plays…

Sandra Tsing Loh Plays with Fire in The Madwoman in the Volvo

At the beginning of The Madwoman in the Volvo, Sandra Tsing Loh…

946: A Play, a Musical, a Rock Opera, and Much, Much More

On the audio recording of his book The Amazing Story of Adolphus…

Indentured Servitude in The Last Tiger in Haiti

The term restavek (from the French: rester avec, or “to stay with”)…

Every 28 Hours: Theater for Racial Justice

Sometimes, updating a source text to keep a theatrical production is crucial…

It Can’t Happen Here in Our Town

“What will happen when America has a dictator?” This is the question…