See & hear

You can use the below links to explore many recent productions at Berkeley Rep. Have fun!

2015–16 season

Behind the scenes: Bernard White

Actor Bernard White talks about his character Amir in Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced. (Nov 2015)

Trailer: Disgraced

Disgraced is a hit! See what the critics say, then reserve your seats. (Nov 2015)

Behind the scenes: Kimberly Senior

Director Kimberly Senior discusses Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced. (Nov 2015)

Sneak peek: The Hypocrites’ Pirates of Penzance

Get a peek at the show—then join the fun! (Oct 2015)

Sneak peek at Disgraced

Playwright Ayad Akhtar gives compelling commentary on his Pulitzer Prize-winning play. (Oct 2015)

Behind the musical

Charismatic director Sean Graney reveals the origins of The Hypocrites’ zany Pirates of Penzance. (Oct 2015)

He is the very model of…

Sing along with a bit from your favorite Pirates of Penzance song—Hypocrites style, of course! (Oct 2015)

Introducing The Hypocrites’ Pirates of Penzance

Tony Taccone, Berkeley Rep’s Michael Leibert Artistic Director, gives us the scoop on this delightfully loopy show. (Oct 2015)

Pirates on TV

Get a glimpse of The Hypocrites’ Pirates of Penzance in our crazy-short TV spot! (Sep 2015)

Promenade with the pirates!

Discover the unique staging in Pirates of Penzance, then pick a promenade or fixed theatre seat! (Sep 2015)

Official trailer

See more scenes and hear original music from Amélie, A New Musical, extended to October 18, 2015! (Sep 2015)

First look: Amélie, A New Musical

Get a sneak peek at the mesmerizing and magical world of Amélie, A New Musical. (Sep 2015)

Behind the musical

“I find it really helpful to just put the Amélie goggles on for a second.” Choreographer Sam Pinkleton breaks down the dynamic movements of Amélie, A New Musical. (Sep 2015)

Behind the musical

“I think people will read this story in a personal way.” Director Pam MacKinnon reveals how she approached Amélie, A New Musical, both thematically and visually. (Aug 2015)

Introducing Amélie, A New Musical

Hear what Tony Taccone—our Michael Leibert artistic director—has to say about the world premiere of Amélie, A New Musical. (Aug 2015)

A glimpse at Amélie, A New Musical

Check out our first TV spot for the show! (Aug 2015)

Introducing the 2015–16 season

Get a sneak peek at our new season with Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone! (Jul 2015)

2014–15 season

Renovation has begun

See fun time-lapse video of the beginning of the Thrust Stage’s renovation! (Jul 2015)

An invitation from Anna

Anna Deavere Smith invites you to Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter. (Jul 2015)

Rock on with The Craze

Get the skinny on skiffle—and see the band play an extra set Saturday nights! (Jun 2015)

Making faces

Dan Donohue stars in this riotous little video. (Jun 2015)

Official wicked-brilliant trailer

Oy, mate, see for yourself why One Man, Two Guvnors is a “rollicking sense of fun from start to finish!” (May 2015)

Nonstop entertainment

Get a sneak peek at One Man, Two Guvnors with director David Ivers and leading man Dan Donohue! (May 2015)

Behind the scenes

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney and director Tina Landau on the creation of Head of Passes. (May 2015)

On faith

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney talks about the heart of his play. (May 2015)

Audiences love Head of Passes

Hear what people say about this poignant new play, and see clips of the show! (Apr 2015)

On the telly

It’s 15 seconds of bright color and a smashing British accent for One Man, Two Guvnors! (Apr 2015)

Tartuffe on TV

Get a 15-second sneak peek at Tartuffe! (Mar 2015)

Introducing Tartuffe

Get the skinny on Dominique Serrand’s intense and entertaining adaptation of Molière’s most popular play. (Feb 2015)

Get a sneak peek

It’s a “field-level” view of the action in X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story). (Feb 2015)

Got 15 seconds?

See the X’s and O’s TV spot airing on CBS! (Jan 2015)

See her in action

Get a glimpse of Kathleen Tuner in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins. (Dec 2014)

“It’ll make you happy”

See what else Kathleen Turner says about Red Hot Patriot in this interview. (Dec 2014)

Bonus track

UNIVERSES gave an impromptu performance—on their day off! (Nov 2014)

A message from Ms. Turner

The two-time Tony and Oscar nominee has an invitation for you. (Nov 2014)

Sneak peek

See dazzling clips from Party People and hear what audiences say in our new video. (Nov 2014)

“Tell the truth”

Director Liesl Tommy offers an insightful sneak peek at Party People. (Oct 2014)

“Sexy, crazy, and fun!”

Audience members love Meow Meow! (Sep 2014)

Meow Meow has a message for you

The über-award-winning comedienne takes a break from her glamorous photo shoot to deliver a tongue-in-cheek missive. (Aug 2014)

Meow Meow on TV

See the international singing sensation in her new TV spot. (Aug 2014)

Introducing X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story)

Get the scoop about the latest play to come up from The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. (Jul 2014)

Introducing Red Hot Patriot

Meet the witty Molly Ivins and the powerhouse actor that portrays her—Kathleen Turner! (Jun 2014)

Introducing Party People

Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone introduces us to the explosive theatre ensemble UNIVERSES and their new show. (Jun 2014)

Introducing Meow Meow!

Meet the international singing sensation and über-award-winning comedienne who’s opening our 2014–15 season. (May 2014)

2013–14 season

Meet the Monsieur

Hershey Felder gives us a glimpse of Monsieur Chopin. (Jul 2014)

Talkin’ Tony

Hear Tony Kushner’s thoughts on his play. (Jun 2014)

Meet Brian

Spend a couple of minutes with Brian and hear about the inspiration for his show. (May 2014)

Sneak peek: Tribes

See and hear the world differently in this preview video of Tribes. (Apr 2014)

A story of a play

A profound and moving look at how a Berkeley Rep play affects so many in our community and upholds the value of storytelling. (Apr 2014)

Join the anarchy

Get a sneak peek of Accidental Death of an Anarchist, then haul your funny bone to Berkeley Rep! (Mar 2014)

Get a sneak peek at House

See clips of Marcus Gardley’s beautiful and witty new play. (Feb 2014)

Welcome to our House

Step inside and get a glimpse of this gorgeous production. (Feb 2014)

Step into The House…

Playwright Marcus Gardley relates the fascinating history that inspired his new play, The House that will not Stand. (Jan 2014)

See us on TV

Check out our new 15-second TV ad for Tristan & Yseult. (Dec 2013)

Behind the scenes with Mona

Get the backstory on The Pianist of Willesden Lane by going behind the scenes with Mona Golabek. (Dec 2013)

Brava to the Pianist

See why The Pianist of Willesden Lane earned a rousing response from audiences and critics alike. (Nov 2013)

Sneak peek: Tristan & Yseult

Kneehigh is back with its signature hit show. Get a glimpse of gloriously magical Tristan & Yseult! (Oct 2013)

Just announced

Baryshnikov returns to Berkeley Rep for an innovative and inviting show. Take a look! (Oct 2013)

Prelude of Pianist

Director Hershey Felder offers an inside look at the poignant Pianist of Willesden Lane. (Sep 2013)


Does our TV commercial for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike remind you of anything? (Sep 2013)

Masha Masha Masha

Masha Hardwicke divulges the secrets behind her fabulous career—and her love life too! (Sep 2013)

Meet Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Veteran director Richard E.T. White introduces this Tony Award-winning play and its playful references to Chekhov. (Sep 2013)

Discover the 2013–14 season

Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone takes us on a tour of the next exhilarating season. (May 2013)

More videos (from 2012–13 and earlier) are on individual show pages in our past productions archive.

Program articles

Want to listen to select articles from our programs? Play these audio files online—or download and listen to them on your way to the show.

Red Hot Patriot program

Party People program

Tribes program

Accidental Death of an Anarchist program

The House that will not Stand program

Tristan & Yseult program

The Pianist of Willesden Lane program

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike program

Music and more

Hear songs and other audio clips from our shows.

Tartuffe Page to Stage

Party People music

Party People Page to Stage

Tristan & Yseult music

The Pianist of Willesden Lane music