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“An Octoroon”: A Daring Comedy on Slavery, at Berkeley Rep

“An Octoroon”: A Daring Comedy on Slavery, at Berkeley Rep

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Wild Riff on Race and Class by Gabrielle Myers and Barry David Horwitz There’s a masterpiece stalking the streets of Berkeley, and it’s called “An Octoroon” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Jenkins won the Best Off-Broadway Play Award (The Obie) with this play three years ago. Last year he won the MacArthur “Genius” award for playwriting. Mr. Jenkins is a force in contemporary U.S. theater, and Director Eric Ting has staged this powerful satire with flash and dash for Berkeley…

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Gabrielle Myers

Gabrielle Myers

Gabrielle Myers is a writer, teacher, and chef. Her memoir, Hive-Mind, details her growth and confrontation of tragedy on a small organic farm run by a female farmer. Check out links to her memoir, articles, poems, and recipes at www.gabriellemyers.com