Venue Details

108 Star Starred
Altarena Playhouse
Across from Lincoln Park 1409 High Street Alameda, CA 94501
510-523-1553
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Grdnt
No bad sitting, it's a compact theater and the stage is right there a few feet away
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daeglo
They had refreshments for sale beforehand.
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7 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 06 2011

Very entertaining. 2 actors carried the entire play!

Dress in layers because the air conditioning can be problematic.

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 06 2011

Loads of fun. Small theatre, big laughs. What else can I say?

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7 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Amazing job of two actors creating more than a dozen characters, and doing it superbly. Very funny lines and some good laughs, plus some thought provoking scenes. Overall a very nice production.

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Website

http://www.altarena.org

Description

_Greater Tuna _

Directed by Richard Robert Bunker

Featuring Titus France and George Mauro

Welcome to the “third smallest town in Texas”, where the Lions Club is viewed as suspiciously liberal and Roots is pulled from the library because “it only shows one side of the slavery issue.” Yet despite Tuna’s quirky small-town politics, we see ourselves in its inhabitants’ all-too-human struggles, triumphs and foibles. Greater Tuna was performed at the White House for President George H.W. Bush (Sr.) and earned the SF Bay Area Critics Award and LA Dramalogue Award for playwright Jaston Williams. Rated PG-13 for sharp satire.

About the Ticket Supplier: Altarena Playhouse

Since 1938, Altarena Playhouse has presented creative, intimate, and artistically ambitious stagings of plays, musicals and revues. The inclusive and welcoming atmosphere makes Altarena a "great place to go" for patrons and a "great place to work" for artists. From re-envisioning the classics to promoting new works, our critically acclaimed productions and our educational outreach programs foster greater appreciation and understanding of the theater arts in Alameda and throughout the Bay Area.