Tag: Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Nilaja Sun is dazzling as everyone on ‘Pike St.’

A contorted character, not speaking, with eyes closed and arms crossed over her chest, sits onstage as patrons enter Berkeley…

23 hours ago

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…

2 months ago

Heidi Schreck’s ‘Constitution’ entertains, enlightens

“This is not a play,” announces playwright-performer Heidi Schreck at the beginning of her new and engaging performance piece/lecture/debate, “What…

6 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…

9 months ago

Winter 2018 Arts Preview: Theater

The theater season serves up major tours, offbeat experiments, musicals, comedy and drama. A Fatal Step: Solo performer Jill Vice’s…

10 months ago

Berkeley Rep’s ‘Watch on the Rhine’ sadly relevant

As the always politically conscious Berkeley Repertory Theatre expected, American playwright Lillian Hellman’s drama “Watch on the Rhine” feels uncomfortably…

12 months ago

Berkeley Rep’s ‘Monsoon Wedding’ precipitates a path to Broadway

More than marigolds rained down on the sari- and sherwani-bedecked cast at the opening of the musical “Monsoon Wedding” at…

2 years ago

‘Roe’ reveals people behind famed abortion ruling

Most Americans have an opinion about Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. But how…

2 years ago