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A Tale of Love and Language

A hybrid of complex yet simple, hilarious yet touching, educational and entertaining,  The Language Archive delivers and delivers spectacularly.  327 more words

Performing Arts

Weekend Snapshots 42

My family and I went to NYC this weekend to see my cousin in one of the final performances of Julia Cho’s Aubergine. It’s a play about the barriers to communication and understanding; it’s about the ways in which we try to commune through food; it’s about how we live and die. 910 more words


Off Broadway Review: 'Aubergine' by Julia Cho

“Aubergine,” a new play by Julia Cho (a winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and multiple other honors), poses a unique challenge. The language is lovely, the dramatic structure is impressive and the polished Playwrights Horizons production directed by Kate Whoriskey is impeccable. 550 more words


“Office Hour” at South Coast Repertory

In the opening moment of Julia Cho’s new play Office Hour, three university English teachers sitting at a table discuss a problematic student. His name is Dennis and he is asocial. 554 more words

Review: Berkeley Rep's 'Aubergine' is nourishing, delicious

Not long after my paternal grandfather passed away in 1986, my father told me a story of the last bag of fruit his dad ever purchased. 828 more words


This afternoon, I caught the matinee production of “Aubergine” at the Berkeley Reperatory Theatre in Berkeley, California.


It’s a play by Julia Cho and all I knew about it going in was that it was about food and family.   377 more words

Saving The Arts

Aubergine at Berkeley Rep

Sometimes we learn more about a parent after they die. Sometimes that learning leads to new discoveries about ourselves, and our parents fulfill their teacher role post mortem. 493 more words