theater

A Temple of Glory… with a Message for a King

A Temple of Glory… with a Message for a King

"Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale release a modern performance of Rameau and Voltaire's opera, Le Temple de la Gloire. The opera, ordered by King Louis XV, subtly critiques the king's lifestyle."

baroque
03/06/2020
‘Fresh Produce’ at Pear Theatre

‘Fresh Produce’ at Pear Theatre

Pear Theatre's Fresh Produce series nurtures local playwrights by staging readings of their works in development. The aim is to help writers refine their scripts based on audience feedback.

new music
03/06/2020
‘Still Standing’ Turns a Historic House into Stages

‘Still Standing’ Turns a Historic House into Stages

Joe Goode Performance Group presents "Still Standing" at the historic Haas-Lilienthal House. The performance features intimate dances, music, and stories of resilience and reinvention.

Community
03/06/2020
Berkeley Rep’s Next Artistic Director

Berkeley Rep’s Next Artistic Director

Johanna Pfaelzer, former head of New York Stage and Film, is set to become the new Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep from the 2019-20 season, succeeding Tony Taccone.

East Bay
03/06/2020
Return of ‘Black Odyssey’ at Cal Shakes

Return of ‘Black Odyssey’ at Cal Shakes

"Black Odyssey" at Cal Shakes reinterprets Odysseus' journey. The play features Ulysses Lincoln, an African-American soldier returning home from Iraq, traversing through African-American history.

awareness
03/06/2020
‘The Pianist of Willesden Lane’ at TheatreWorks

‘The Pianist of Willesden Lane’ at TheatreWorks

Mona Golabek stars in 'The Pianist of Willesden Lane', a one-woman show about her mother's experience in the Kindertransport during the Holocaust, opening at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.

theater
03/06/2020