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Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
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Great food & snack choices from local eateries available at the theater...from pizza to macaroons.
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Quotes & Highlights

See a video introduction to Berkeley Playhouse on YouTube.


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 multiple award-winning theatre company ( 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 Conservatory 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.