GCR in the news!  

Check the links below to read the most recent articles about our theatre.  

GCR has been honored in the Mercury News, the East Bay Express, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Contra Costa Times, Theatre Bay Area Magazine, Oakland North, plus a top 5 weekend pick in the San Jose Mercury, and editor's pick in the East Bay Express.

TOPIC - GCRep's new studio in the Flax Arts Building

Mercury News, January 2020 New Oakland Arts Center Emerging in an Unusual Spot


TOPIC - GCRep's contemporary take on The Taming of the Shrew

Post News Group, May 29, 2019 Sound Track, Political Nuance Mark Gritty City's Taming of the Shrew

TOPIC - GCRep's ode to the rave scene with A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Register Citizen, May 16, 2018 Rigor and silliness alike in Gritty City Rep's Midsummer

TOPIC - GCRep's revision and re-mounting of Caught Up

Mercury News, December 11, 2018 Oakland youth theatre troupe takes on mass incarceration

TOPIC - GCRep's Haitian production of Macbeth

San Antonio Press, May 17, 2017 Gritty City brings voodoo magic to Macbeth

TOPIC - GCRep's original production Playfight

Mercury News, December 12, 2016 Oakland Youth Troupe Tackles Race, Homelessness in New Show


TOPIC - GCRep's production of ReEntry

SF Chronicle, January 5, 2016 Oakland theater group's gritty stories help city kids find voice

East Bay Times, December 1, 2015 Oakland Youth Theatre Tackles War in 'ReEntry'










TOPIC - GCRep's 1970's production of Much Ado About Nothing 

Oakland North, May 18, 2015 Gritty City Repertory Theatre Creates a 1970's-style Shakespeare

TOPIC - GCRep's original production of Caught Up

East Bay Express, January 9, 2014 East Bay Students Play a Different Part