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Friday, January 20, 2012

Theater Podcast: Berkeley Rep's Ghost Light Confounds Our Critics

Posted By on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Ted Deasy and Christopher Liam Moore - JENNY GRAHAM
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  • Ted Deasy and Christopher Liam Moore
Some plays need to be hashed over with a friend.

SF Weekly theater reviewers Lily Janiak and Benjamin Wachs recently caught Ghost Light, the Berkeley Repertory Theatre's ambitious exploration of the son of assassinated San Francisco mayor John Moscone finding himself haunted by his father's death while mounting a production of Hamlet. Directed (and also co-conceived and developed) by Jonathan Moscone, the show is a personal look at very public history.

Too bad it didn't work for our critics.Here they hash it over, on a twelve-minute podcast produced by Benjamin Wachs.

Ghostlight audio by SF Weekly

Ghost Light continues through February 18 at 2025 Addison (at Shattuck) in Berkeley; 510-647-2949 or

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