Bay Area Theater

Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director, Berkeley Rep, 2021

Johanna Pfaelzer is tha Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep, one of America’ premier regional theatres. She is interviewed by host Richard Wolinsky

In this interview, she discusses in depth a new streaming production, “The Waves in Quarantine: An Experiment in Six Movements,” which consists of six short films based on Virginia Woolf’s “The Waves,” written by Lisa Peterson, conceived by Lisa Peterson and Raul Esparza, and directed by Lisa Peterson, which runs on the Berkeley Rep website through May 28, 2021, free with RSVP required.

Johanna Pfaelzer also discusses Berkeley Rep’s life during the pandemic, through the events of Black Lives Matter, and how the company is hoping to open up in the coming months. Finally, she discusses the plays in the upcoming season, scheduled to start in the fall.
(photo by Benjamin Michel/Berkeley Rep).