Venue Details

170 Star Starred
Julia Morgan Theater
formerly Julia Morgan Center for the Arts 2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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Description

Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

March 12 – April, 2011

Based on the C.S. Lewis novel

Book by Jules Tasca

Music by Thomas Tierney, Lyrics by Ted Drachman

Directed by Jon Tracy

Ordinary children embark on an extraordinary adventure in a world of myth and fable.

_*Pride*_* — A New Musical About Family*

April 30 – May 8, 2011

Written by Jon Tracy

Music by Scott DeTurk

This dynamic new musical play explores the challenges of growing up in a non-traditional family. In the shadow of Proposition 8, the story follows the paths, choices and challenges of family members, gay and straight, as they come to terms with themselves and the world in which they live.

 

Seussical the Musical

July 9 – August 14, 2011

Music by Stephen Flaherty

Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

Based on the works of Dr. Seuss

Directed by Kimberly Dooley

Heeeee’s baaack! The Cat in the Hat stars in the hit Broadway show that put Berkeley Playhouse on the map.

About the Ticket Supplier: Berkeley Playhouse

Berkeley Playhouse is a professional theatre for all ages. It was founded in 2007 by Artistic Director, Elizabeth McKoy, a professional theatre actor, director, and teacher for over 20 years. Originally trained in New York, Elizabeth has performed in New York, Seattle and in the Bay Area. She also served as education Director at the Julia Morgan Center for the Arts, creating and providing exciting and creative teacher training for schools, after-school programs and pre-professional development programs and on the faculty at the internationally known Seattle Children's theatre for five years. Elizabeth was Teaching Artist in Residence in many Seattle public and private schools and assisted with the development of an interdisciplinary curriculum for them-based education for 5th and 6th graders in public schools.