Venue Details

Berkeley City Club
Between Ellsworth and Dana 2315 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
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3.5 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Hllywd
Red Velvet 866 events 436 reviews

Central Works always puts on unique plays. This one really did not thrill me. It was odd, choppy, and a bit hard to follow at times. I overheard people talking after that they really did not know what was going on. I did enjoy the actor who...continued

reviewed May 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jane
56 events 29 reviews

This company always surprises and gratifies with its orginial, thought-provoking scripts, high standards of acting, and ingenious production that overcomes the challenges of a tiny performing space. This script has its problems, especially one...continued

reviewed Jun 08 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“[This] provocative Central Works world premiere [is] engrossing … It’s in Em’s inner struggles with being a daughter and having one, rather than that disposable (and unseen) husband, that Berges’ Medea can be riveting.” -San Francisco Chronicle
“A remarkably accomplished playwriting debut by Marian Berges … [The Medea Hypothesis] is full of theatrical magic and excitement and genuine emotion, and achieves a true cathartic effect.”
Read about the original Medea by Euripides
Read about “The Medea Hypothesis” posited by paleontologist Peter Ward.

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