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Aurora Theatre Company
2081 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704
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95 events
41 reviews
46 stars
Arrive promptly. Late comers are escorted to the business office, given a chair and then view a monitor until entering at intermission. I learned this the hard way!
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If you plan to dine before the play, be sure to reserve. The nearby restaurants, Gecko Gecko, Bella Osteria, Revitalization Bar fill up weeks in advance.
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"A Delicate Balance"
74 ratings
4.6 average rating
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No name Red Velvet
135 events
108 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 03 2011

"A Delicate Balance" is a wonderfully written play where nothing happens but everything happens.

Jamie Jones as "Claire" steals the show even before she brings out the accordion. She channels all the best of Stockard Channing and adds a...continued

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70 events
53 reviews
95 stars
attended Sep 15 2011

Acting is brilliant. Story is great. Don't miss it. Best of all, I got my seat through Goldstar and got a front row seat.

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Derek A.
478 events
33 reviews
67 stars
attended Sep 11 2011

Don't miss it. This is not a comedy of manners, it's an exploration of despair and courage in the face of existential bleakness. If you can stand that, don't miss this superb production of Albee's great play.

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Aurora Theatre Company proudly opens its 20th anniversary season with renowned American playwright Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning brutal comedy of manners A Delicate Balance. Aurora Theatre Company Artistic Director Tom Ross helms a remarkable cast for A Delicate Balance, including Aurora co-founder Ken Grantham and the company’s first leading lady (Candida), Kimberly King. Jamie Jones makes her Aurora Theatre Company debut and Bay Area favorites Anne Darragh, Charles Dean and Carrie Paff return to the Aurora stage, rounding out this spectacular ensemble.