The Oakland Theater Project’s one-act production follows the Benjamin family, three years to the day after their 10-year-old son Linus was killed by an off-duty police officer.
Jeffrey Lo’s play at TheatreFirst presents a modern arranged marriage, where love grows during the quest for a green card.
How would we cope if we could no longer walk or lost the capacity to reason? The play explores how one exists when the inner life remains as the outer life fails.
Dave Malloy’s ingenious a capella chamber opera about an internet addict support group pierces a stake into the heart of the net, song by glorious song.
‘The Incrementalist,’ written by Berkeley City College professor Cleavon Smith, is steeped in Berkeley history and explores the ongoing conflict between students and the administration.
All’s not paradise for the aquanauts in a new Oakland Theater Project production. But one Korean-American character, both tempted and pressured by the white gaze, is cynically writing a play about them.
The Berkeley Central Works production — a world premiere — has wit, a well-executed umbrella-sword fight and a comically melodramatic séance.
Playing at the Ashby Stage through April 23, ‘Passing Strange’ is a picaresque journey of growing up set in South Central L.A. and pot-hazed Amsterdam.
‘Red Winged Blackbird,’ on view at Live Oak Theater, is Alyosha Zim’s heartfelt story about brotherly love, generational strife, religion and life-and-death choices.
The world premiere Berkeley Rep production, long delayed by the pandemic, is set to music by folk/rock band The Avett Brothers.
A self-described “animal of the theater,” Medak will depart Berkeley Rep in August. She’ll pursue executive coaching.
With omicron cases on the rise, the local performing arts scene is once again experiencing a wave of cancelations and postponements.