Review: Berkeley Rep’s ‘The Good Book’ a thrill that looks at the good and not so good

There is a ferocity that lies within the Catholic priest, a man for whom there is no bend. In a small confessional in the back of the church, he and … Continue reading Review: Berkeley Rep’s ‘The Good Book’ a thrill that looks at the good and not so good

O’Toole’s great talent leads her to Berkeley Rep’s ‘Good Book’

It is hard, maybe impossible even, to think of a book that has influenced the world more than the Bible. “The teachings of the Bible are so interwoven and entwined … Continue reading O’Toole’s great talent leads her to Berkeley Rep’s ‘Good Book’

Review: Intellectual ‘Watch on the Rhine’ is heavy on text, timely in its urgency

It takes very little time to see where “Watch on the Rhine” is headed. Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s newest drama, penned by American theatre great Lillian Hellman, is truly a throwback … Continue reading Review: Intellectual ‘Watch on the Rhine’ is heavy on text, timely in its urgency

A Hellman renaissance for Berkeley Rep’s ‘Watch on the Rhine’

Lillian Hellman is one of the fiercest playwrights in history. While she is certainly known for her work writing iconic plays such as “The Little Foxes” and “The Children’s Hour,” … Continue reading A Hellman renaissance for Berkeley Rep’s ‘Watch on the Rhine’

Review: Loh’s likability at the forefront of Berkeley Rep’s ‘Madwoman in the Volvo’

How special is Sandra Tsing Loh? Well, so special that she is able to explain how she was married with two very young daughters when she started an affair with … Continue reading Review: Loh’s likability at the forefront of Berkeley Rep’s ‘Madwoman in the Volvo’