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BERKELEY'S NEWS • NOVEMBER 29, 2022

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Miyuki Bierlein weaves memories, costumes ‘The Late Wedding’

In a show like “The Late Wedding,” months of work only dazzle the public eye for one weekend. For Bierlein, this is a humbling experience that earnestly links them to their craft.

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Regardless of an at times garbled narrative, The Oakland Theater Project’s “Book of Sand” is a noteworthy, magical portrayal of the quest for knowledge which often only leads to obsession. 
Regardless of an at times garbled narrative, The Oakland Theater Project’s “Book of Sand” is a noteworthy, magical portrayal of the quest for knowledge which often only leads to obsession. 
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“Our mission is to create performance opportunities for students, by students,” Castillo explained.
“Our mission is to create performance opportunities for students, by students,” Castillo explained.
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Told through snapshots of Oya’s journey into adulthood and framed by her Louisiana street, the play follows a young girl who must navigate the entangled dynamics of her home while growing up.
Told through snapshots of Oya’s journey into adulthood and framed by her Louisiana street, the play follows a young girl who must navigate the entangled dynamics of her home while growing up.
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In a show like “The Late Wedding,” months of work only dazzle the public eye for one weekend. For Bierlein, this is a humbling experience that earnestly links them to their craft.
featured article
In a show like “The Late Wedding,” months of work only dazzle the public eye for one weekend. For Bierlein, this is a humbling experience that earnestly links them to their craft.
featured article
Regardless of an at times garbled narrative, The Oakland Theater Project’s “Book of Sand” is a noteworthy, magical portrayal of the quest for knowledge which often only leads to obsession. 
featured article
Regardless of an at times garbled narrative, The Oakland Theater Project’s “Book of Sand” is a noteworthy, magical portrayal of the quest for knowledge which often only leads to obsession. 
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“Our mission is to create performance opportunities for students, by students,” Castillo explained.
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“Our mission is to create performance opportunities for students, by students,” Castillo explained.
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Told through snapshots of Oya’s journey into adulthood and framed by her Louisiana street, the play follows a young girl who must navigate the entangled dynamics of her home while growing up.
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Told through snapshots of Oya’s journey into adulthood and framed by her Louisiana street, the play follows a young girl who must navigate the entangled dynamics of her home while growing up.
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BareStage Productions’ rendition of the play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” was a shining example of the beauty of stripped-back theater.
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BareStage Productions’ rendition of the play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” was a shining example of the beauty of stripped-back theater.
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Berkeley Playhouse’s production of “In the Heights” taps into a joy unique to community theater, making for a fitting homage to its heart-filled neighborhood subject. 
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Berkeley Playhouse’s production of “In the Heights” taps into a joy unique to community theater, making for a fitting homage to its heart-filled neighborhood subject. 
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In addition to expertly telling a story of political and familial turmoil, the production operates with time in flux. Every vignette of a memory passed is immaculate — a prose conveyed in a flourish of philosophies and family ties.
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In addition to expertly telling a story of political and familial turmoil, the production operates with time in flux. Every vignette of a memory passed is immaculate — a prose conveyed in a flourish of philosophies and family ties.
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Rather than treating “The Crucible” as a static piece of literature, director Michael Socrates Moran leans into its adaptability, reframing questions of good, evil and the paradoxical pursuit of purity.
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Rather than treating “The Crucible” as a static piece of literature, director Michael Socrates Moran leans into its adaptability, reframing questions of good, evil and the paradoxical pursuit of purity.
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