Tag: Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Ovid’s myths flow in Berkeley Rep’s ‘Metamorphoses’

Myths make magic in Mary Zimmerman’s “Metamorphoses.” Moving, dreamlike and thrillingly theatrical, Zimmerman’s deep dive into the myths of Ovid…

2 months ago

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…

4 months 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…

6 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…

10 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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