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Julia Morgan Theater
formerly Julia Morgan Center for the Arts 2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
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4.6 average rating
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2 reviews
7 stars
attended May 09 2010

On the whole, my husband and I were very impressed with the production and cast. Artful dodger and Nancy had particularly excellent voices (Nancy sounded like a real... continued

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20 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 24 2010

The singing was great! The choreography was Crisp!
The accents were right on! The orchestra was Excellent. It was a hard time in the 1800s for this wayfarer boy Oliver... continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 24 2010

A great show. The theater itself is quite evocative, which added to the atmosphere. The acting and singing were extremely entertaining, Our five year old loved it and was... continued

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Directed by Molly Aaronson-Gelb

Music Direction by Phil Gorman

Choreography by Juliana Monin

Based on Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart

The heartwarming saga of Oliver Twist is brought to life in Lionel Bart’s sensational stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens tale. With a soaring score and a host of charming and colorful characters, _ Oliver! _is a family delight that will tap your toes, tug your heartstrings and lift your spirits from start to finish!

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.