Venue Details

175 Star Starred
Julia Morgan Theatre
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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Musical is at the children theater.
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Come 30 minutes early, this is a nice place to be. Have a snack at the theater or take a short walk in the neighborhood.
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Reviews & Ratings

9 ratings
4.9 average rating
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24 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 15 2010

It was a delightful tongue in cheek choreographed musical performed by teenagers. It is for those who want to have a titillatingly different, high energy, fun, and giggles with the audience participation of the likes of Rocky Horror Show, the...continued

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8 reviews
12 stars
attended Aug 15 2010

The cast was fantastic. Loved the 'tongue & cheek. The dancing and music were delightful. My 5 year old fell in love with Larry!

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5 reviews
6 stars
attended Aug 14 2010

I took 3 boys, all age 12, thinking "zombies, great music, great story line, will they like it?" and it turned out it was an outstanding success.
they ranked the play, 10,9,10 and I gave it a 10 as well. The fast paced and high energy of the...continued

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Website

http://www.berkeleyplayhouse.org/the-cast-of-planet-z-lands-at-...

Description

In a future where both theatre and zombies are exiled fro Earth, Planet “Z” has become a home not only for the flesh-eating zombies but for all the old cast off musical sets. A spaceship crashes on Planet “Z," and when a space-teen and zombie fall in love, the interplanetary implications can only be imagined – or beautifully told with ’80s rock!

Don’t miss this zany, highly original, sci-fi rock musical written and directed by Jon Tracy. Featuring all your favorite hits from the ‘80s including Michael Jackson, Iggy Pop, Madonna and Pat Benatar, Planet “Z” is where The Forbidden Planet meets_ Rocky Horror Picture Show_ to discuss Twilight – we’re just saying – you’ve never seen anything like this musical before!

Written and Directed by Jon Tracy

Music Direction by Phil Gorman

Choreography by Kimberly Dooley

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.