Bruce Coughran
Director, Writer

1929A Russell Street Berkeley, CA 94703 brucecoughran(at)yahoo.com

Reviews are in for ‘a Time for Hawking’ –

“Astonishing…..Excellent writing and emotionally acute acting keep us engaged, moved and educated during this extraordinary evening of theatre.”  Charles Kruger, Theaterstorm In “A Time for Hawking,” Coughran rises to lyrical heights of physics and language—invoking mystical Indian parables to evoke moving planets and stars. Barry Horowitz, Theatrus Alan Coyne’s portrayal of Stephen Hawking is riveting […]

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‘a Time for Hawking’ premieres at Berkeley City Club

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The world premiere of Bruce Coughran’s ‘a Time for Hawking’ opened at Berkeley City Club on Dec. 23, 2018.  The play follows three young people at a New Years Eve party in early 1963, one of whom is a 20 year-old Stephen Hawking.  As the evening progresses, the questions about not only Quantum Mechanics and […]

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‘Partition’ draws strong Reviews, Sold Out audiences and Standing Ovations

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Indra’s Net Theater’s production of Ira Hauptman’s ‘Partition’ competes its run at Berkeley City Club on Jan. 14, 2018 .  Strong reviews and enthusiastic audiences have lead to Sold-Out houses and standing ovations.  Many thanks to a great cast and wonderful crew, especially for the Indian connection which saw several of our cast back and […]

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“Warm” reception to ‘Darwin in Malibu”

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Well…the critics liked it and audiences did too!  The sold-out final weekend of ‘Darwin in Malibu’ at the Berkeley City Club (Dec 26, 2016-Jan 15, 2017) left a lot of people asking for more.  We had a lot of very moved patrons send us notes later saying they wished the run was extended so they […]

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Enthusiastic response to ‘The Secret of Life’

‘The Secret of Life’ closed on January 17, 2016 after a sold out run at Berkeley City Club, great reviews and just announced 3 Nominations from the Bay Area Critic’s Circle Awards.  Here are what some said about the world premiere production: “emotionally fulfilling as well as intellectually stimulating.” TheatreStorm “Laura Lowry sizzles as the […]

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Rave Reviews for Delicate Particle Logic

Reviews are in for Delicate Particle Logic.  Here’s what they say:   Top 10 Things to do this Weekend. – Randy McMullen   “quite an impressive achievement”  (****) – Charles Kruger, Theatrestorm   “(an) engaging, intellectual treat of a play….Art and physics, love and memory, human splits and atomic splits all dance together in an […]

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“Delicate Particle Logic” soars as a World Premiere in Berkeley

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The audiences and critics are talking about the World Premiere of Delicate Particle Logic.  Last nights audience was cheering and gave a long, enthusiastic standing ovation.  The critics include: Top 10 Things to do this Weekend. – Randy McMullen, Contra Costa Times.   “quite and impressive achievement”  (****) – Charles Kruger, Theatrestorm   “(an) engaging, […]

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Indra’s Net Theater to premiere Delicate Particle Logic

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Bruce Coughran will next direct the world premiere of Jennifer Blackmer’s play Delicate Particle Logic.   The play will run from Oct. 30 through Nov. 23, 2014 at the Osher Studio in downtown Berkeley.  see www.indrasnettheater.com for more information.

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QED gets rave reviews at Berkeley City Club

QED has been hailed as a great achievement. Here is a reveiw: http://www.examiner.com/review/an-amazing-performance-indra-s-net-qed-at-berkeley-city-club#sthash.2Mm4H1NI.dpuf

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