Venue Details

237 Star Starred
Aurora Theatre Company
2081 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704
510-843-4822
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Member Tips

J
Bart and walk
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J
They had cookies and coffee I think
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J
Small intimate theater
info Apr 15 2010 star this tip starred
peaches
Street parking if you're lucky, nearby garages
info Apr 19 2010 star this tip starred
R'Sue Caron
You can grab a quick soup and salad next door at the Jazz Cafe.
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Reviews & Ratings

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340 reviews
42 stars
attended Apr 14 2010

I was disappointed with this slow moving production. No fault of the actors as most of them are top notch as I have seen most of them in other productions. One actor... continued

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89 reviews
17 stars
attended Apr 11 2010

Very well acted and directed. Last big speech a bit hard to fathom but the close was lovely.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Apr 23 2010

Good as it get's for Ibsen. Maybe anything written east of
London (Chekhov, Ibsen) has a sensibility that doesn't translate
to American audiences.

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Description

Home now, after serving time in prison for embezzlement, Borkman has spent the last eight years pacing alone and making plans for a comeback. Meanwhile, his estranged wife and her twin sister vie for the loyalty of the prized son.

Directed by former Artistic Director Barbara Oliver and featuring James Carpenter (The Master Builder) and Karen Grassle (Caroline “Ma” Ingalls from TV’s popular series Little House on the Prairie).