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Berkley Rep (Roda Theatre) (Berkeley, CA, )
2015 Addison St.
Berkeley, CA,

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Tuesdays: 8:00 pm
Wednesdays: 7:00 pm
Thursdays: 8:00 pm
Fridays: 8:00 pm
Saturdays: 8:00 pm
Sundays: 7:00 pm

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Monsoon Wedding is the perfect storm that starts brewing when family members from around the world descend on Delhi for a nonstop four-day celebration of an arranged marriage between a modern upper middle-class Indian family's only daughter and an Indian- American guy she's never met. But the bride is having an affair, her father's financial troubles deepen, and dark family secrets surface. The forecast calls for drama, love, hope, laughs and a whole lot of rain.


Talia Thiesfield and Sydney James Harcourt to Star in Immersive Pop Experience 'CLEOPATRA' at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Theater for the New City and Nathaniel Hill will present CLEOPATRA: The New Pop Experience, an electrifying immersive pop experience fusing the worlds of Electronic Dance Music and Musical Theater and set to the story of one of the most famous women of all time. (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Names New Director of Marketing and Communications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Today Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced a new director of marketing and communications. Peter Yonka takes on the position after serving as Berkeley Rep's marketing director for the past three seasons. He replaces Polly Ikonen, the former director of marketing and communications. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Jill Paice, and More Join ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN THE THEATRE at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

From the mind of Gerard Alessandrini -- the award-winning creator of the theatrical legend Forbidden Broadway and the recent hit Spamilton -- comes a thrilling new nightclub presentation, Anything Can Happen in the Theatre: The Songs of Maury Yeston for 12 nights only October 4th through October 21st (more...)

Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. (more...)

Founders Of Broadway Junior Program, Gershon And Dunnn, Honored By Educational Theatre Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) is pleased to announce a major gift from Jeffrey Seller, in support of its JumpStart Theatre program that builds sustainable musical theatre programs in middle schools that previously had none. The gift will enable the program to expand to a new city in 2019. (more...)

Jeffrey Seller Gifts Educational Theatre Foundation with Donation to Support Musical Theatre in Middle Schools
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) announces a major gift from Jeffrey Seller, in support of its JumpStart Theatre program that builds sustainable musical theatre programs in middle schools that previously had none. The gift will enable the program to expand to a new city in 2019. (more...)

Immersive Pop Experience 'CLEOPATRA' Begins Tonight at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Theater for the New City and Nathaniel Hill present CLEOPATRA: The New Pop Experience, an electrifying immersive pop experience fusing the worlds of Electronic Dance Music and Musical Theater and set to the story of one of the most famous women of all time. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Hosts TALENTED PEOPLE DOING THINGS: A PEANUTS VARIETY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Musical Director Ben Houghton (Broadway Babies) leads the talented cast that brought you the sold-out run of Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, this time showing off their vocal chops and off-beat talents in a one-night performance entitled, 'Talented People Doing Things: A Peanuts Variety Show'. Tessa Faye (Pokemon, Electric Company) and Nikki MacCallum (Caroline's, Dangerfield's, VH1) will host the Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 9:30 p.m. evening show, which is taking place at Broadway's newest and funkiest cabaret space The Green Room 42. (more...)

A New Adaptation Of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART I & PART II Announced As Part Of Royal Family Productions Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce their 2018-2019 season. Which includes a workshop presentation of a new musical by Jessica Wu, entitled YOU, ME, I, WE, after a successful workshop in 2017 RFP will present the World Premiere of a new adaptation by Chris Henry of Anne of Green Gables Part I and Part II in rep, all taking place at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street). (more...)

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Caitlin Kinnunen and More to Perform at Broadway Back To School Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The fourth annual Broadway Back to School, benefitting theatre education programs for underserved schools, takes place September 23 at Feinstein's 54 Below in New York City. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Launches Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage officially opens a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, tonight, October 5. (more...)

Cast Set For Reading Of HELEN, A NEW MUSICAL At Dixon Place.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Dixon Place presents a reading of Helen a New Musical, with music, book, and lyrics by Joe Maloney (The Boy in the Bathroom), on Saturday, October 6th. The reading will be directed by Rachel Klein (Off-Broadway: Red Roses, Green Gold; Around the World in 80 Days) with music direction by Luke Williams (Monsoon Wedding at Berkeley Rep; Grease das Musical German Internat'l tour.) (more...)

Mary Testa, Kyle Scatliffe and Margo Seibert Set For Reading of SACRIFICES: THE ANCIENT MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Tony Award nominee Mary Testa, Olivier Award nominee Kyle Scatliffe and Drama Desk Award nominee Margo Seibert are set for the reading of Sacrifices - The Ancient Musical, a new musical about the struggles and politics that caused Jerusalem's destruction. (more...)

Mira Nair Plans to Bring MONSOON WEDDING to Qatar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

According to Soundbox India, Mira Nair is planning to bring Monsoon Wedding to Qatar! (more...)

Music Connects Us All! Meet the Full Company of THE BAND'S VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 9, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opens tonight, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Get ready for tonight's official bows and scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/28/2017
by BWW - May 28, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/28/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Patti Cohenour Stars in Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents The World Premiere Of JUNGLE BOOK
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly presents the final production of its 2017-18 season: the world premiere of JUNGLE BOOK, a boldly re-imagined family friendly stage adaptation of Nobel Prize-winner Rudyard Kipling's beloved classic. From the creators of Asolo Rep's 2017 hit production of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea, JUNGLE BOOK previews June 6 - 8, opens June 9 and runs through June 24 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. It is recommended for ages 5 and up and will be presented by Kidoons and WYRD Productions in association with the 20K Collective, produced by Jeff Lord, co-created and co-directed by Craig Francis and Rick Miller. (more...)

Two-Time Helen Hayes Award Recipient Salma Shaw To Appear In TAMAR (THE TWO-GATED CITY) Reading At Marble Collegiate Church
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Two-time Helen Hayes Award recipient Salma Shaw will appear in a staged reading of TAMAR (The Two-Gated City), a play with songs, by award-winning playwright Emma Goldman-Sherman, on Thursday, March 15, 6:45pm, presented at Marble Collegiate Church at 29th St and 5th Avenue. (more...)

Tisch New Theatre To Present ONWARD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Tisch New Theatre closes out their 10th Anniversary season with ONWARD, a concert to benefit Good Chance Theatre. The evening will feature 11 New York University students, across multiple schools, performing songs ranging from musical theatre to pop and R&B. The concert will also premiere an original song written in honor of the event by student Kaila Wooten. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/04/2017
by BWW - Jun 4, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/04/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Broadway's M. BUTTERFLY, Directed by Julie Taymor, Welcomes Composer Elliot Goldenthal and More to Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, and Doug Morris (CEO, Sony Music) today announce the full creative team for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Maliakel Hopes 'MONSOON' Takes Broadway by Storm
by Wayman Wong - Jun 19, 2017

'Monsoon Wedding,' the new musical based on Mira Nair's acclaimed 2001 movie, has been showered with praise at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, Calif. Karen D'Souza of the San Jose Mercury News writes: 'You are swept up' by its 'swirling typhoon of sound and color.' This Indian musical has curried such favor with its audiences that it's been extended through July 16. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW - Jun 18, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/18/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

MONSOON WEDDING to Thunder Through Third Extra Week at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Following a continued overwhelmingly positive response from audiences and critics alike, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding will extend for a third and final week. The new musical will now run through Sunday, July 16. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW - Jun 11, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/11/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Okieriete Onaodowan, Kate Baldwin and More to Perform in 'New Writers At 54!' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

New Writers At 54! is a summer series at Feinstein's/54 Below showcasing exciting work by today's hottest emerging voices, curated by Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson and More to Sing the Songs of Sam Willmott at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson, Angel Desai and more in NEW WRITERS AT 54! THE SONGS OF SAM WILLMOTT on August 10th at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Ravinia Announces Casting For Leonard Bernstein's MASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Ravinia Festival has announced casting for its July 28 production of Leonard Bernstein'sMass. Conductor Marin Alsop has resurrected this overlooked work with performances around the world. This production reunites her with director Kevin Newbury (who recently won raves for directing the opera Fellow Travelers and the spectaculars as New York's Park Avenue Armory) after earning a Grammy nomination for their recording of Mass, which the New York Times praised as 'one of the best events of the year.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Chicago (more...)

Lincoln Center Kicks Off LCT3 Spotlight Series With SHABASH!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3, kicks off its new LCT3 Spotlight Series with SHABASH!. Led by LCT3 Associate Director, Natasha Sinha, and presented in collaboration with Hypokrit Theatre Company's Tamasha, SHABASH! is a summer spectacle of new music and comedy celebrating a range of exciting new work by artists of South Asian descent, hosted by Danny Pudi ("Community") and Parvesh Cheena ("Outsourced"). SHABASH! will play three performances only on August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Cast Complete for New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full casting and creative team for the world premiere of AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE TEMPTATIONS MUSICAL. The musical stage production will be directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff. Berkeley Rep presents the show by special arrangement with Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce (American Idiot, Spring Awakening). (more...)

Cast Announced for Robbie Florian's THE CADAVER SYNOD: A POPE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Robbie Florian's farce, The Cadaver Synod: A Pope Musical will debut at this year's New York Musical Festival, playing from July 17 - 23 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd Street). The Cadaver Synod is directed by Ryan Emmons with musical direction by Dan Garmon and choreography by Gina Duci. Tickets are $27.75 and can be purchased by visiting NYMF.org. (more...)

Broadway Alum Lead Cast of DOG SEES GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Broadway Associate Director Michael Bradshaw Flynn The Front Page, It's Only A Play leads a talented cast, including Broadway Alums Autumn Guzzardi 9 to 5, Escape to Margaritaville (Pre-Broadway Tour) and Danielle Sue Jordan Follies (w/Bernadette Peters), Cinderella and The Music Man (1st National Tours) in the 2004 Award-Winning play, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead written by acclaimed Stage, TV and Film writer Bert V. Royal (Easy 'A' (w/Emma Stone), Recovery Road (ABC) . The play runs Feb. 2-4 9-11, 2018, at the Matthew Corozine Studio Theatre, located at 357 West 36th St., #202, New York, NY, just a few blocks from the heart of Time Square. (more...)

OTHER WORLD, A New Musical By Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen & Ann McNamee To Have Industry Lab Presentations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

OTHER WORLD, a new musical with an original score and story by Tony Award Nominee Hunter Bell (book), Obie Award winner Jeff Bowen (music and lyrics), and singer-songwriter and author Ann McNamee (music and lyrics) will have an invitation-only developmental lab presentation on Thursday, February 15 and Friday, February 16 at Jerome Robbins Theatre at Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 W. 37th Street. (more...)

Stars Of A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL, MONSOON WEDDING Come to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

A Christmas Story the Musical star Johnny Rabe and Monsoon Wedding star Kuhoo Verma will join "Full Capacity: The Work of Hass & Swanton" at Feinstein's/54 Below. The concert will also include performances by Alex Guhde, Marina Magnelli, Gabriella Marzetta, Martavius Parrish, and Daniel Youngelman. Additional casting to be announced at a later date. (more...)

New York Premiere Of BABETTE'S FEAST Will Begin An Open-Ended Off-Broadway Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Based on the short story by Isak Dinesen (and made famous by the 1987 Academy Award-winning film), Babette's Feast will begin performances Wednesday March 14th at the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for an open-ended Off-Broadway engagement.  Opening Night is set for Sunday March 25th (5pm).  The performance runs 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Photo Flash: LCT3 Kicks Off Spotlight Series with SHABASH!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Center Theater/LCT3, kicks off its new LCT3 Spotlight Series with SHABASH!. Led by LCT3 Associate Director, Natasha Sinha, and presented in collaboration with Hypokrit Theatre Company's Tamasha, SHABASH! is a summer spectacle of new music and comedy celebrating a range of exciting new work by artists of South Asian descent, hosted by Danny Pudi ("Community") and Parvesh Cheena ("Outsourced"). SHABASH! will play three performances only on August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

INDUSTRY: Theater Report- August 7th, 2017, Take a Look at the Broadway Real Estate for the Upcoming Season
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 7, 2017

Even though we are in the slow summer season for theatre news, show and casting announcements have been slowly trickling in so that the 2017-2018 Broadway season is beginning to come into sharper focus. The slate is filled with high-profile offerings like FROZEN and HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, exciting revivals including M. BUTTERFLY, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and MY FAIR LADY, intriguing new works like THE BAND'S VISIT and JUNK, and curious newcomers, i.e. SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. (more...)

Strike Up the Band! Final Casting Announced for THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Final casting has been announced for the Broadway production of the critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT, arriving on Broadway in Fall 2017 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: F. Michael Haynie, Julia Knitel and Ryann Redmond to Headline CHASING SUMMER at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chasing Summer, a new concert from the award-winning writing team of Ben Chavez& Yianni Papadimos. F. Michael Haynie (Charlie & The Chocolate Factory), Julia Knitel (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), and Ryann Redmond(Bring It On: The Musical) are set to headline the concert. (more...)

F. Michael Haynie, Julia Knitel and Ryann Redmond to Headline 'CHASING SUMMER' at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chasing Summer, a new concert from the award-winning writing team of Ben Chavez & Yianni Papadimos. F. Michael Haynie (Charlie & The Chocolate Factory), Julia Knitel (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On: The Musical) are set to headline the concert. (more...)

Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson and More Sing the Songs of Sam Willmott Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tony Sheldon, Kerstin Anderson, Angel Desai and more in NEW WRITERS AT 54! THE SONGS OF Sam Willmott tonight, August 10th at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Patti Cohenour to Lead Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3. (more...)

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