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Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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Great food & snack choices from local eateries available at the theater...from pizza to macaroons.
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Description

Enjoy an evening of hot cocoa, fruitcake and a tender reading of the Truman Capote classic A Christmas Memory, performed by Thomas Lynch, last seen as General Genghis Khan Schmitz in the Berkeley Playhouse smash debut, _Seussical, the Musical. _

Capote’s short story, often touted as one of the finest short stories written in the twentieth century, is a charming memoir about the love and friendship between a boy and his elderly cousin, and the adventures they share while they gather ingredients for their holiday fruitcakes.

Following this treat, local singing sensation Tamika Nicole will perform with Tal Ariel, and then lead the audience in an uplifting sing-along. Take a break from the holiday madness and enjoy a celebration reminiscent of simpler times.

About the Ticket Supplier: Berkeley Playhouse

Berkeley Playhouse is a multiple award-winning theatre company (Broadway.com awards, TBA Award recommendations, Bay Area Critics Circle Award) and school for musical theatre education (Bay Area Parent Award, Parents Press Award).

From its humble beginnings as a theatre education program in Founder Elizabeth McKoy’s living room, Berkeley Playhouse has quickly become one of the largest arts organizations in the Bay Area, with nearly 25,000 individuals coming to see its professional musical productions, and over 1000 students studying in the School of Musical Theatre each year.

Housed in the historic Julia Morgan Theater, Berkeley Playhouse produces quality theater for all ages and it is common to see two, three, and even four generations of families sitting together enjoying shows like Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, or Fiddler on the Roof.