Venue Details

64 Star Starred
Live Oak Theatre
1301 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709
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65 events
44 reviews
7 stars
65 events
44 reviews
7 stars
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Reviews & Ratings

"Escanaba in da Moonlight"
49 ratings
3.9 average rating
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99 events
40 reviews
58 stars
attended Feb 16 2014

For those who have a broad sense of humor, who love a good laugh, who appreciate characters from the backwoods of our experience, to enter a different environment (hunters cabin) and sit on the edge of the seat, waiting for the next hilarious shoe...continued

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164 events
63 reviews
266 stars
attended Mar 01 2014

First.. this theater has grand aspirations and the moxie and real talent and organization and artistic merit to meet those....

Second - the show was just not my favorite... but enjoyable.

Third - I want my theater to be part of an experience...continued

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David Banales Red Velvet
9 events
3 reviews
12 stars
attended Feb 21 2014

I think someone from that region of the country might enjoy better than I did. The humor was driven by knowledge of the context. Accents dropped in and out. Hats off to them, but it wasn't my kind of play.

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“[The] cast energizes the proceedings with sharp comic timing, hilariously pregnant silences and idiosyncratic characters … a treasure chest of comical Yooper (Upper Peninsula Michigan) lore, prejudices and practices.” —San Francisco Chronicle

About the Ticket Supplier: TheatreFIRST

The mission of TheatreFIRST is to provide the East Bay with high-quality professional theatre, offered at affordable prices and featuring local artists. We are focused on telling great stories and fostering an intimate connection between performer and audience, drawing the audience in on an emotional level, and igniting their imagination and love of theatre. These principles, along with our steadfast commitment to creating a nurturing artistic environment, non-traditional casting, and community outreach, make us one of the most innovative and engaging theatre companies in the Bay Area.