Raw, adjective: 7. brutally or grossly frank: a raw portrayal of human passions

One of my favorite perks of getting to know Berkeley over the last several years has been stopping regularly at Berkeley Rep to catch their latest stuff. Rita Moreno in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, one-man monologue shows, a musical adaptation of Woolf's To The Lighthouse - just to name a few highlights.

Apparently the guys on the East Coast have picked up on this, too. Here's a quickie article from this morning's Times on the recent trend of Berkeley Rep productions heading east and the history of the theater company settled just off Shattuck in downtown Berk.

Left Coast Ideas, Floating East (NYT)

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