Watch on the Rhine at Berkeley Rep

Dec 08

<i>Watch on the Rhine</i> at Berkeley Rep

The thing I can't stand about 24-hour cable news networks is that it's 5% news and 95% talking heads spouting opinions and fighting over those opinions.

The thing I loved about Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine (a co-production from Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Guthrie Theatre) is that the author stakes a claim for action. After a certain point, opinions matter a whole lot less than what you choose to do about whatever opinion you hold.

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Building a `Little House’ on Broadway?

Aug 12

Melissa Gilbert stars as Ma in the Guthrie Theatre’s world-premiere musical adaptation of Little House on the Prairie. Photo by Michal Daniel First a series of beloved, ever-popular books, then a long-running TV series that eventually outgrew the books and created a world of its own. And now a…musical! Of course Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on...

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