Venue Details

18 Star Starred
Scottish Rite Center - Auditorium
between 14th and 17th 1547 Lakeside Drive Oakland, CA 94612
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Deborah Borst
We did the 1 p.m. matinee on a Sunday. There was very little opened nearby for lunch. Plan to eat before you attend at this time. Fortunately, there were snacks for purchase at the event.
Christmas Revels dining Dec 16 2013 star this tip starred
Be ready to dance with the cast and do silly things that make us all awkward
The 27th Annual Christmas Revels info Dec 19 2012 star this tip starred
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4.8 average rating
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12 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

Worth every penny! We took our two 9 yr olds, and everyone had a great time. The microphones on a couple singers had a couple problems, but other than that, really enjoyable and very professionally done! (and the food available during...continued

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37 reviews
63 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

The best Revels yet....and I've seen five! Wonderful story, sets, costumes, singing! Don't miss it!
There is a nice restaurant right across the street for a bite to eat (or dinner) before or after the show.

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27 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

Fantastic fun and fanfare for the whole family, guaranteed to put you in the holiday mood !!

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The 28th annual Christmas Revels is directed by David Parr. Fred Goff is Music Director and Dirk Burns, Producer.

The 80-member cast includes Jeff Raz, who will be remembered as the Sun Fool in last year’s Christmas Revels; Robert Sicular, our King Arthur in the 2011 Revels and Saint Nicklaus in the 2009 Bavarian themed program. Revels perennial favorite James Galileo returns, along with a newcomer to the Revels stage, Cynthia Bassham. Also in the cast are choreographer Jeri Reed, musician and arranger Shira Kammen, and music director Fred Goff. A chorus of 65 adults, teens and children, The Deer Creek Morris Men and The Brass West Quintet round out the list of performers.

About the Ticket Supplier: California Revels

California Revels promotes the celebratory and community-building power of the performing arts, pioneering a unique form of music theater that draws on diverse cultures and ritual traditions to embrace an audience of many ages and varied backgrounds. Each December since 1986, California Revels has produced “The Christmas Revels; A Theatrical Celebration of the Winter Solstice” at the Scottish Rite Theater in Oakland. Revels blends music, dance, ritual and drama, presented by a cadre of professional performers, designers and directors. With tradition bearers from every culture and a volunteer chorus of adults and children drawn from the community, Revels inspries a magical quality of audience engagement.