Update: Berkeley Alum’s Play Performed at Kennedy Center

In March 2010, we wrote about the return to Berkeley of the wildly successful play The Domestic Crusaders, by Wajahat Ali. Ali’s play was recently performed at the premiere theater venue of  the nation’s capital, the Kennedy Center — and to quite a response.  This video from the production shows both the first act  and Wajahat’s narration of the play’s Berkeley origin.  Additionally, the script of the play will be published by McSweeny’s next month; copies can be ordered here.

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English Dept and the Aurora Theater Offer Winning Performances

For the third year in a row, the English Department has teamed up with the Aurora Theater, located on Addison Street in Berkeley, to offer a special event to the Berkeley community: in conjunction with a performance at the Aurora, Berkeley professors gather for a panel that discusses the play for an audience of alumni, faculty, students and other interested theater-goers.  Read full post…

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