Monday Night PlayGround
October 12, 2015 at 8pm
performing at Berkeley Repertory Theatre


“I am to the world like a drop of water...”
- William Shakespeare, The Comedy of Errors

There will be a free pre-performance discussion at 7:10pm on October 12.

To watch the topic prep presentation and see other associated videos and materials, visit

Additional Suggested Reading & Viewing

The Story of Water: Source of Life by Alick Bartholomew

Drought tops Bay Area residents’ list of concerns, poll finds

Warming Oceans Putting Marine Life ‘In a Blender’

California Drought Is Made Worse by Global Warming, Scientists Say

Frank Gehry Draws Ire for Joining Los Angeles River Restoration Project

A Lush Spot on the Los Angeles River
Despite its reputation as a concrete canal, the Los Angeles River is green in some spots. The city recently announced that the architect Frank Gehry would help

Walter Munk, the ‘Einstein of the Oceans’

Causes of California drought linked to climate change, Stanford scientists say
The extreme atmospheric conditions associated with California's crippling drought are far more likely to occur under today's global warming conditions than in the climate that existed before humans emitted large amounts of greenhouse gases.

Introduction to Water
This dramatic video choreographed to powerful music introduces the viewer/student to the wonder and miracle of water. It is designed as a motivational "trailer" to be shown by Biology, Biochemistry and Life Science teachers in middle and high school and college as a visual "Introduction" to this amazing substance, and its use by life on Earth.

Sylvia Earle: My wish: Protect our oceans | TED Talk

Mission Blue | Ocean News, Action and Hope

Matt Damon fights for safe water - YouTube

Scientists on Evidence of Water on Mars

A Catch-22 for Mars