Witness the work of Jackie Sibblies Drury—one of the brightest voices in American theatre today—as she tackles our thorniest questions about society and race in a fully unpredictable and thrilling theatrical experience.
It begins simply enough: It’s Grandma’s birthday, and Beverly needs the family’s celebration to be perfect. But her husband is no help, her brother hasn’t arrived, and her teenage daughter may be in trouble. What’s more, they are being watched—and judged. Soon, the attitudes and assumptions of these watchers begin to manifest in the family’s celebration, forcing them to fight for their very identities.
Join us after all performances of Fairview for a post-show discussion with Berkeley Rep staff, docents, and artists.
Fairview was originally commissioned by Berkeley Rep and Soho Rep., and developed in The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work.Website