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Mary Zimmerman

Treasure Island at Berkeley Rep: Faithful Story-Telling Gives Fresh Vitality to an Old Swashbuckler

Leo Stutzin | Posted 05.06.2016 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Steven Epp as Long John Silver and John Babbo as Jim Hawkins in Mary Zimmerman's adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale. Photos by Kevin Berne ...

Mary Zimmerman's Latest Epic Journey at Sea, Treasure Island, Is See-worthy

Erika Milvy | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Erika Milvy

This week, stage spellbinder Mary Zimmerman returns to Berkeley Rep where she has staged numerous productions.

Jungle Book: Look for the Bare Necessities

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

When Mary Zimmerman was announced to direct/adapt Disney's The Jungle Book, I was surprised. I never thought the production would materialize (Pinocchio, anyone?), but knew that if it did, I'd have to see it.

Waiting for Lefty Explodes at Oracle ; The Jungle Book Fizzles at Goodman

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

Quick: would you rather pay $115 (or $303 to a ticket broker) to see the misbegotten offspring of Walt Disney and Mary Zimmerman, or pay nothing whatsoever to see a powerhouse re-interpretation of Clifford Odets's Depression-era howl of protest?

And Then Narcissus Leaned Towards the Water

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.10.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I hope this Metamorphoses comes back to New York, but, if it doesn't, I am happy audiences can see it now at Arena.

Mary Zimmerman Back in Berkeley With Visually Radiant White Snake

Leo Stutzin | Posted 01.19.2013 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Brought together through Mary Zimmerman's unique perspective, White Snake is one more exhibition of a visionary's genius. Zimmerman doesn't simply fashion engrossing plays; she creates theatrical magic.

Peter Gelb and His Met: No Booing Please

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

What occurs to me about the booing is that it might begin to color attitudes towards the Met under Peter Gelb for whom this 2009-10 season is the first with no vestigial ties to Joseph Volpe.