Come on I wanna Leia: Fisher lands on Broadway

Apr 30

Another week, another Berkeley Repertory Theatre show going to Broadway. Carrie Fisher’s autobiographical solo show Wishful Drinking, directed by Berkeley Rep artistic director Tony Taccone, will open in October at — where else? — Studio 54, where it runs through Jan. 3. The show is produced by Roundabout Theatre Company in association with...

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Berkeley Rep cancels `Yellow Face,’ tours Hoch

Jun 13

The 2008-09 season hasn’t even begun and already changes are afoot. Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced yesterday that it will postpone David Henry Hwang’s Yellow Face, which was to have concluded the season. Here’s from the press release: ” The theatre hopes to present the show in the fall of 2009 and then tour its production to other...

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Quoting Taccone

Sep 06

Berkeley Repertory Theatre artistic director Tony Taccone, now in his 10th season with the theater, is the subject of an excellent new article in Theatre Communications Group’s American Theatre magazine. The author is actor/writer Ellen McLaughlin, the original angel in Angels in America, which Taccone originally co-directed with Oskar Eustis at San...

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