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“Widowers’ Houses” Ridicules Gentrification, at Aurora, Berkeley

“Widowers’ Houses” Ridicules Gentrification, at Aurora, Berkeley

Millennial Notes Bernard Shaw’s Comedy Dissects Dirty Deals by Michael V. Rodriguez But what about the widowers and the widows? Who are they? What about the tenants and their children? Where will the working class live when their derelict apartments are renovated and rented to the gentry? We leave the Aurora Theatre with these unsolved problems as the giant video screen displays photos of the homeless encampments in front of Berkeley City Hall. “Widowers’ Houses” shows us the lavish lives…

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