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Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
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"Disney's The Jungle Book Kids"
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4.6 average rating
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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

We see three or four Berkeley Playhouse productions each year. This one included dear friends in it and we were happy to see all the 7-10 year olds pull together a fun performance. There were some shining moments and some rough patches, as you...continued

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attended Jul 28 2011

My kids loved it. Though they'd already heard some of the Kipling Just So stories and were unfamiliar with the Jungle Book story itself, they laughed and got into it all.

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223 reviews
144 stars
attended Aug 21 2011

Very sweet! The youthful exhuberance of teens and pre-teens is put to good use in this great musical. They served it well. Sets, sound, music, and lighting marvelous. Especially when riki tiki tavy scared the musicians!

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Berkeley Playhouse Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents

Jungle Book Kids & Just So Stories

July 28-30, 2011: Directed by Elizabeth McKoy. Music Direction by Angela Zullinger

August 19-21, 2011: Directed by Dane Paul Andres. Music Direction by Jonathan Fadner

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Terry Gilkyson / Book and additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler / Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle / Just So Stories written for stage by Jon Tracy with additional original music by Bryan Louiselle

The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in this exciting Disney classic, also including exciting Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling. Find out how the camel got its hump or the leopard got its spots, then join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures to thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan!

With specially adapted-for-stage Kipling classics in Act One and a musical adapted from the beloved film, in Act Two, The Jungle Book includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like “The Bare Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You” plus a few new ones! The Jungle Book Kids & Just So Stories will take you on a journey with colorful characters and toe-tapping jungle rhythm –  a sure crowd-pleaser for audiences of all ages. _

__Jungle Book_ is the culmination of a five-week performance camp where young performers immerse and rehearse in intensive musical theatre training with professional directors, choreographers and specialists.

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.