A feminist manifesto play and a gender-swapped submarine drama make for two bold (if uneven) evenings of female-driven theatre.
Berkeley Rep veteran Julia Cho returns with a school shooting drama that’s both impotent and exploitative.
Sorry, Frank – it was NOT “a very good year”.
Still, there were bright spots to be found.
The abundant flaws of Hellman’s script are made all the more apparent in Berkeley Rep’s production.
Bold acting choices, creative set design, and an intriguing-if-uneven script make for an interesting show by Gritty City Rep.
Sarah Kane’s notorious first play is still as gut-wrenching in Shotgun’s production as it was when it premiered 20+ years ago.
Is that a Hand up Your Ass or are You just Trying to Amuse Me?: ‘Puppetry of the Lobster’ by Killing My Lobster
The famous Bay Area sketch troupe gets “hands-on” with their hilarious new show.
The sets are amazing and the songs are classics, but Dominique Morisseau’s truncated script shortchanges its subjects in this Berkeley Rep world premiere musical.
Though hindered by the conventions of its genre, this based-on-a-true-story rom-com has more than enough to make it worth the watch.
Sex is the name of the game in WE Players’ bawdy new take on The Bard’s most famous comedy.