Jeffrey Lo’s play at TheatreFirst presents a modern arranged marriage, where love grows during the quest for a green card.
Aurora Theatre Company, Those Women Productions, Oakland Theatre Project and TheatreFirst are working hard to stimulate and educate us, despite the challenges of the pandemic.
The Berkeley theatre group, known for its creativity and progressive philosophy, has crafted a virtual season consisting of six world premiere plays and visual essays.
Forty theater companies around the Bay Area are presenting works written and directed by women. Half of the performers are women or identify as women or are non-binary.
Geetha Reddy’s new drama is the tale of two women of different socioeconomic strata whose lives interweave in a manner loosely inspired by Charles Dickens’ ‘A Tale of Two Cities.’
TheatreFirst’s seven short solo plays, split into two separate productions, are thought-provoking and unusual.
Twelve 10-minute plays delve into today’s social and political turmoil.
Berkeley’s TheatreFIRST is dedicated to bringing underrepresented voices and stories to the stage.
BANNED BOOKS WEEK BIKE PARTY Join the Berkeley Public Library for the second annual Banned Books Week Bike Party on Saturday Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-12 noon. This year, the event takes place at South Branch (1901 Russell St.) for a kickoff celebration featuring bike decorating, music and more. Participants will then ride as a group over to the […]
SUNDAY STREETS Sunday Streets is back for a third year on Oct. 12, and it’s certainly the biggest event of the weekend, taking over Shattuck Avenue from Haste to Rose from 11 am to 5 pm. It’s a chance to see the city in automobile-free mode as tens of thousands of people walk, bike, skate, discover, dance, and play […]
TheatreFIRST, which is to lease Live Oak Theatre at 1301 Shattuck Avenue, plans for a greatly increased community involvement at the venue in North Berkeley. “We’re looking forward to a cross-pollinating, really lively environment,” said Michael Storm, artistic director of TheatreFIRST. “One of our goals is to make this space a true facility for the […]