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Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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or, add your own... took BART to Berkeley station as stated on directions, but it was not one block from Shattuck, more like 3 1/2 block walk.
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attended Sep 29 2012

Rhinoceros was fast-moving, funny, ironic - and touching.

The play is set in a bar, a busy office, an apartment and a street in what seems to be a small post World War II French town. This little world is rocked by the advent of what seems to...continued

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Website

http://www.calperformances.org/performances/2012-13/theater/theatre...

Description

The esteemed Parisian theater company presents a legendary production! Director Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota has reunited his remarkable 2004 cast of actors for encore performances of Eugène Ionesco’s masterpiece of the absurd, Rhinocéros. When first presented in Paris, critics were ecstatic. “A masterpiece,” raved Le Monde. “A veritable tour de force on the part of the director… [and] a magical embrace between the show and the spectator.” In Rhinocéros, a lone hero watches his friends turn into rhinoceroses one by one until he alone stands unchanged. With a marvelous sense of dark, subversive humor, Ionesco expresses his horror of ideological conformism, inspired by the rise of the fascist state in 1930s Romania.

In French with English supertitles.

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.