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

“Not a Genuine Black Man”: A Compelling One-Man Play

Two hours is a long time to watch a one-man show, unless…

    Fri Apr 25th, 2014 11:53am By Laura Jaye Cramer

Oakland Playwright Explores New Orleans Ancestry in a World Premiere at Berkeley Rep

Poet and playwright Marcus Gardley grew up in West Oakland, but his…

    Fri Jan 31st, 2014 10:00am By Emily Wilson

In Berkeley Rep's Fallaci, a Journalist Takes on Everybody

She got Henry Kissinger to say the war in Vietnam was useless,…

    Wed Mar 13th, 2013 11:15am By Emily Wilson

An Iliad at Berkeley Rep: Three Shades of Grey

Don't mistake An Iliad, which just opened at Berkeley Rep, for The…

    Mon Oct 22nd, 2012 12:31pm By Lily Janiak