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…

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