Berkeley Rep’s HOME is where the (he)art is

Mar 27

Berkeley Rep’s <i>HOME</i> is where the (he)art is

What Dorothy Gale said is true: there's no place like home. But in this particular instance, there is no place and no show quite like HOME, the creation of the marvelous Geoff Sobelle, whom we last saw rummaging through boxes and file cabinets on stage at the Curran in The Object Lesson (read my review here). Sobelle is back with another inventive, wholly unique theater piece, this time at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, where he and a mighty crew of designers and actors are homing in on the lives we lead.

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Stuff, nonsense and dreams in Curran’s Object Lessson

Oct 16

Stuff, nonsense and dreams in Curran’s <i>Object Lessson</i>

You'd think, from the piles and walls of boxes that fill the stage of the Curran Theatre, that Geoff Sobelle's would involve shame – shame that we're so attached to our stuff and that we accumulate so much stuff and that being burdened by SO MUCH STUFF would be about the worst thing there is.

But that's not really the case.

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