It Can’t Happen Here in Our Town

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

Studying Latino History with John Leguizamo

When actor, writer, and comedian John Leguizamo started doing research on the…

    Thu Jun 30th, 2016 12:30pm By Emily Wilson

De-Disneyfied Pirates in Mary Zimmerman's Treasure Island, at Berkeley Rep

Eric Rohmer suffuses his 1996 film A Summer’s Tale with the sea…

    Tue May 3rd, 2016 8:30am By Jeffrey Edalatpour

Macbeth; Or, The Shout-ish Play

During the opening night performance of Macbeth at Berkeley Rep, a couple…

    Tue Mar 1st, 2016 8:00am By Jeffrey Edalatpour

Bay Area Theater Veteran James Carpenter Stars in Berkeley Rep's Macbeth

Bay Area actor James Carpenter has done his share of Shakespeare. (The American…

    Thu Feb 18th, 2016 3:30pm By Emily Wilson

Berkeley Rep's Amélie: a New Musical Is Sheer Delight

Berkeley Rep’s Amélie: A New Musical, is a flat-out splurge: a magical,…

    Mon Sep 14th, 2015 10:30am By Lou Fancher

Playwright McCraney questions faith, place in “Head of Passes”

Since he was 5 years old, playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney has been…

    Tue Mar 31st, 2015 4:33pm By Emily Wilson

X's and O's: Former 49er Dwight Hicks in Play That Tackles Football and Head Injuries

Playwright KJ Sanchez thinks there’s no better theater than football. “It’s a…

    Tue Jan 27th, 2015 9:55am By Emily Wilson

Singer and Comedienne Meow Meow Brings Glamour, Sequins, and Joy to the Berkeley Rep

Kamikaze cabaret. Post-post-modern diva. A cross between Liza Minnelli, Lady Gaga and…

    Wed Aug 27th, 2014 8:05am By Emily Wilson

Tony Kushner Wrestles with Angels and Politics in “The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures”

Winner of two Tony Awards, three Obies, an Emmy and a Pulitzer…

    Wed May 28th, 2014 8:00am By Emily Wilson