3rd floor Community Meeting Room
In an ongoing series, docents from renowned Berkeley Repertory Theatre talk about its current production: fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury. Hear about the playwright's perspective, dive into the historical context and discover why the script is relevant right now. The 45 minute presentation includes time for questions.
Jackie Sibblies Drury- one of the brightest voices in American theatre today- tackles our thorniest questions about society and race in a fully unpredictable and thrilling theatrical exprience.
It begins simply enough: It's Grandma's birthday, and Beverly needs the family's celebration to be perfect. But her husband is no help, her brother hasn't arrived, and her teenage daughter may be in trouble. What's more, they are being watched... and judged. Soon, the attitudes and assumptions of these watchers begin to manifest in the family's celebration, forcing them to fight for their very identities.
Questions? Call Art & Music at 510-981-6241