Author: Georgia Rowe

Self-realized Nora’s back in ‘Doll’s House, Part 2’

The theater world is filled with slamming doors, but there’s never been an onstage door slammed with the force and…

1 week ago

A family bears riotous times in empathetic ‘Detroit ‘67’

The sounds of guns and tanks supply a gripping soundtrack for “Detroit ’67.” So do the Motown songs that suffuse…

2 weeks ago

Cal Shakes’ actors bring ‘Henry VI,’ ‘Richard III’ to life

When it comes to Shakespeare’s history plays, “Henry VI” has always been something of an outlier. Theater companies tend to…

4 weeks ago

‘Sunday in the Park’ colorfully explores meaning of art

Being an artist has never been easy. Consider Georges Seurat, the 19th-century Frenchman who painted the masterpiece “A Sunday Afternoon…

2 months ago

Berkeley’ Rep’s ‘Angels’ righteous and relevant

There’s a poignant sense of déjà vu in the Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s new production of “Angels in America.” There’s also…

5 months ago

Shakespeare’s ‘Timon of Athens’ remarkably timely

“Timon of Athens” is so seldom performed, theatergoers seeing it for the first time in the new Cutting Ball Theater…

6 months ago

‘Vietgone’ a funny, touching immigrant experience tale

Immigration is such a hot-button issue these days, it’s hard to find a play that doesn’t address it as anything…

7 months ago

Berkeley Rep’s ‘Office Hour’ plays on fear of mass shootings

The first scene of “Office Hour” feels eerily familiar. Three writing teachers at a nameless university gather to discuss a…

7 months ago