The idea of “better living through chemistry” results in an imperfect SF Playhouse show and an excellent Aurora show.
The acclaimed indie film – about a Jewish woman’s affair in the Summer of ’69 – becomes a rather lackluster musical at the ACT.
KML’s first-ever Pride show masterfully lampoons everything from hompophobic tech bros & Gay dating sites to str8 actors being awarded for playing LGBTQ+ characters.
Bay Area Children’s Theatre scores two wins in its current adaptations: one a goofy comedy, the other a gripping drama.
Science has nothing to do with this poorly-written May-December rom-com at the ACT.
A feminist manifesto play and a gender-swapped submarine drama make for two bold (if uneven) evenings of female-driven theatre.
You wouldn’t think “rom-com” and “Vietnam War drama” would go together, but the ACT pulls it off well.
Strong performances carry Breach Once More’s take on David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer-winning heartbreaker.
Berkeley Rep veteran Julia Cho returns with a school shooting drama that’s both impotent and exploitative.
Though the script is over-packed with characters, the combination of great direction, performances, and tech make this another winner for Berkeley Playhouse.