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Berkeley Repertory Theatre

The Ripple, the Wave That Carried Me Home—Dates TBA

September 1–30, 2021
Peet’s Theatre

Berkeley Rep

Performances begin in early fall 2021. Specific dates to be announced at a later date. 

In this world premiere commissioned by Berkeley Rep, playwright Christina Anderson exquisitely evokes a story about justice, legacy, memory, and the ultimate challenge of forgiveness.

Janice’s parents are prominent activists fighting for the integration of public swimming pools in 1960s Kansas. As injustice penetrates the warm bubble of her childhood, Janice grows apart from her family and starts a new life far away. When she receives a call asking her to speak at a ceremony honoring her father, she must decide whether she’s ready to reckon with her political inheritance and a past she has tried to forget.