Freed, Lindo, Moses, Ruhl, Zimmerman, et al. Set for Berkeley Rep Season
The Main Season will begin with the world premiere of Itamar Moses' Yellowjackets, about the fallout of a high school newspaper publishing an insensitive story, to be helmed by artistic director Tony Taccone (August 29-October 13).
It will be followed by August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone, directed by Delroy Lindo (October 31-December 14); Mary Zimmerman's fantasy The Arabian Nights (November 14-January 4); and the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl's The Vibrator Play, about six lone people seeking relief from a local doctor, directed by Les Waters (January 30-March 15).
On its Thrust Stage, the theater will also present Marilyn Campbell and Curt Columbus' 90-minute version of Crime and Punishment, directed by Ott (February 27-March 29), and Waters' production of Martin McDonagh's award-winning black comedy The Lieutenant of Inishmore (April 17-May 17).