Downtown Berkeley, which once boasted a half-dozen movie theaters, will soon be down to one.
A proposal to build “approximately 15 stories” of new housing behind the theater’s facade cleared an early hurdle this month.
Deann Borshay Liem began her career exploring the mystery of her own identity. In ‘Geographies of Kinship, her latest film, she’s looking to place personal stories “within a broader historical phenomenon.”
Three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) makes his Berkeley Rep mainstage debut with his latest award-winning off-Broadway hit.
Apr 20, 2022–May 29, 2022
A Small Fire
Adam Bock’s meticulously crafted story follows Emily Bridges, a woman used to running everything — from her construction business to her family — until she suddenly begins experiencing mysterious changes. As her world shifts, her relationships transform in poignant and revelatory ways.
May 14, 2022–Jun 12, 2022
Full: The Gypsy Chronicles
Accomplished international recording artist and Oakland native Femi Andrades (FEMI) brings her latest project, “The Gypsy Chronicles,” to our performance space.
Jun 3, 2022–Jun 3, 2022
SYMPHONIC III: REJOICE
REJOICE, the final concert of Berkeley Symphony’s 50th Anniversary Season is Sunday, June 12, 4pm at Zellerbach Hall, and features Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and a World Premiere by Berkeley-based composer Jimmy López Bellido. Free reception following the concert. Tickets start at $15.
Jun 12, 2022–Jun 12, 2022
From Hemingway’s widow to a maharani in Rajasthan, from 16th century France to the campus of Oxbridge University today, the Great Men are left behind as their wives claim center stage in this irreverent celebration of female capability and power.
Jun 24, 2022–Jul 24, 2022
Berkeley Rep presents the world premiere of an exuberant new musical…
Aug 13, 2022–Sep 25, 2022
The Tony-nominated solo show mixes true-crime drama and theatrical magic, opening at Berkeley Rep June 3.
Adam Bock’s play, written years before the pandemic, was inspired by a stroke, but has new relevance.
‘Land of Gold’ is making its West Coast premiere April 28 at the Castro Theatre as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival.
The annual celebration of cinema plants its East Bay flag at Pacific Film Archive. The festival runs through May 1.
Madame Bovie was a world-famous ballerina before teaching in Berkeley for 30 years.
A struggling jazz club and the appropriation of pho, a pared down Cyrano and a butch Greek goddess — all get their turn on the the stage.
Winton’s songwriting ambitions remained dormant for decades, but he released his first album at age 66 and is now out with his second, ‘The Soul and the Shadow.’