Culture Clash (Still) in America

Culture Clash (Still) in America

Culture Clash (Still) in America

Written and performed by Culture Clash
Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza
Directed by Lisa Peterson
Main Season · Peet’s Theatre
February 20–April 5, 2020

Running time: 90 minutes, no intermission

Berkeley Rep canceled performances of Culture Clash (Still) In America after March 11, 2020. A recording of the production was streamed on the BroadwayHD platform for two weeks.

The missionaries of mayhem are back with their unique, badass brand of Chicano satire! Born here in the Bay and Los Angeles-based, Culture Clash first brought their dangerous and subversive version of documentary theatre to Berkeley audiences with Culture Clash in AmeriCCa, gleefully skewering American culture through the lens of the Latino experience.

In this powerful, pointed, and downright hilarious update they turn their razor-sharp wit to everything from pussy hats to MAGA caps, laying down outrageous, biting, and thought-provoking monologues and sketch comedy about the immigrant experience in America right now.

Creative team

Culture Clash · Writers
Lisa Peterson · Director
Christopher Acebo · Scenic Design
Carolyn Mazuca · Costume Design
Tom Ontiveros · Lighting and Projection Design
Paul James Prendergast · Composer and Sound Design
Dani Bae · Stage Manager
Alice Glass · Assistant Director
Haley Miller · Associate Video Design and Video Programmer
Rick Anderson · Assistant Scenic Design
Julia Formanic · Production Assistant


Culture Clash · Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza

A comedy master class…fun and festive…Seeing their work is always restorative…but with Culture Clash (Still) in America, their latest collection of monologues, sketches and shorts, the trio’s comic chops seem to reach still loftier heights.”

San Francisco Chronicle

Exceptionally funny…[A] laugh-fest…Culture Clash (Still) in America is the type of lighthearted, yet intelligent evening of theater we crave.”


The characters offer a riveting mix of touching portraits and piercing satire, and the performances are superb. Culture Clash demonstrates once again that its keen satirical eye and voice is not just as relevant and attuned to the present moment as ever, but critically needed right now.”

Mercury News / Bay Area News Group

Watch now

Official trailer: Culture Clash (Still) in America

Critics call it a “comedy master class.” Here’s your sneak peek at Culture Clash’s latest show.

Culture Clash: A homecoming

Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza talk about their new show Culture Clash (Still) in America and show us around the Mission District where they got their start 35 years ago.

Listen up

REPISODES: The Berkeley Rep Podcast presents a series of conversations with artists and experts around the shows in Johanna Pfaelzer’s inaugural season. Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or SoundCloud to keep up with the whole series.

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