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Berkeley Rep: Tony Taccone

Berkeley_Rep_Taccone2A Conversation with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre, hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is one of the country’s leading regional theaters. In this in-depth interview, Artistic Director Tony Taccone talks about the plays that were produced in the 2015-2016 season, and gives a preview of plays coming up in the 2016-2017 season, including his own adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’s powerful novel, It Can’t Happen Here.

He also discusses the effects of the new Peets Theatre sound system, along with a look inside how he views audience response to Berkeley Rep shows, and the process of creating a new play through the company’s playwrighting wing, The Ground Floor.

He also discusses the future of two successful productions, Amelie and Aubergine, and some of the work involved in finding plays to produce.

Hosted by Richard Wolinsky and recorded at Berkeley Rep on July 15, 2016.

Currently running at Berkeley Rep: Latin History for Morons starring John Leguizamo, through August 14, 2016.

Berkeley Rep website

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