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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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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 pro) and we liked the casting of girls as Oliver and Artful dodger (though some...continued

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52 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 and others but the music was mostly upbeat or beautiful. The set was simple...continued

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5 stars
attended Apr 24 2010

I am known to fall asleep on great shows. It takes an over-the-line outstanding event to keep me awake. This musical "Oliver", playing at the Julia Morgan in Berkeley did just that for me. Everything come together perfectly, from the excellent...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 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.