|Home town||Melbourne, Australia|
She is a "performer who delivers rapid-fire lines with assertive and acerbic virtuosity," who has made her name as a stand-up comedian, staging "confronting and politically incorrect" productions including Perfect, Clenched Buttocks, Loose Cannon, The She Comic, Comedy Siren, and Berger Republic.
In 2008, Berger wrote and performed Hold the Pickle. A major departure from her previous work, Hold the Pickle is a monologue that traces her parents' flight from Nazi-occupied Poland to Israel during the Second World War, to running a delicatessen in Acland Street, St Kilda, a Melbourne suburb.
- Wilmoth, Peter, "Sticking to the script", The Weekly Review, 2 June 2010, http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/article-display/Rachel-Berger/2919
- Ball, Martin, "Hold the Pickle", The Age, 25 June 2008, http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2008/06/25/1214073299201.html
- Scott-Norman, Fiona, "Ham without the pickle", The Age, 13 June 2008, http://www.theage.com.au/news/arts/ham-without-the-pickle/2008/06/12/1212863813597.html
- Green Room Awards Association, 2008 Nominations and Recipients, http://www.greenroom.org/au/content/index.php.option=com_content&view=article&id=48:2008-nominations-and-recipients&catid=34:the-nominations-Itemid=55
- "Australian Calendar Girls Announced", Media release, 15 February 2010, http://www.aappac.net/aappac/pdf/2010/feb/Australian%20Calendar%20Girls%20Announced%20-%2015%20Feb%2010.pdf
- 774 ABC Melbourne, The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine, http://www.abc.net.au/melbourne/conversations/?date=201001