The award-winning actor plays a timid Midwesterner who insinuates himself into a wealthy and gullible family in this one-man psychological thriller.
The adaptation of George Orwell’s classic tale of thought police, hidden cameras and the crushing power of the state resonates strongly in our current political moment.
The Berkeley Playhouse production of the age-old tale has a few local touches, such as allusions to Cheese Board and the Butcher’s Son in the set.
The Shotgun Players production of the now 25-year-old hit musical is as fun and outrageous as ever.
Eisa Davis’ Pulitzer-winning play, written partly in the dying Boontling dialect of Anderson Valley, follows an 18-year-old girl with the power to tell fortunes though a town full of secrets.
‘The Engine of Our Disruption,’ a world premiere at Berkeley’s Central Works, will have you thinking while you chuckle.
The title, ‘POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive,’ sets the tone for the play’s silly brand of political humor.
The renowned Russian-Jewish photographer Roman Vishniac’s poignant photos are on view at the Magnes Collection.
The idea for the production sprang instantly when playwright Liz Duffy Adams learned that the two giants of Elizabethan theater might have collaborated on Shakespeare’s Henry VI.
The Shotgun Players production at the Ashby Stage is a “gut punch,” director Elizabeth Carter said. A puppet custom-made for the play represents part of the child’s character.
‘Faeries of the Moonlight,’ a modern musical fairy tale set in the airy amphitheater at John Hinkel Park, is suitable for all ages.
Berkeley artist Amrita Singhal recently finished the mural — her first — on the side of the building that once housed Sam’s 58 Club.