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Berkeley City Club
Between Ellsworth and Dana 2315 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
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47 events
2 reviews
4 stars
The chairs are folding chairs with minimum padding on the seat. If you have back problems, bring a cushion or support.
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4 stars
If you've never been to the Berkeley City Club, take the tour offered at intermission -- the building is amazing.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Becoming Julia Morgan"
15 ratings
4.3 average rating
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198 events
54 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 22 2011

Excellent acting, and an interesting play. Great to be in a Julia Morgan building.

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19 reviews
21 stars
attended Dec 31 2011

The acting was great and I learned a lot about Julia Morgan.

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18 reviews
28 stars
attended Dec 30 2011

A play about Julia Morgan. Well performed and well written.

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Quotes & Highlights

“A beautiful and intelligently designed creation … like her buildings, it is pleasing to the senses, with fine attention to detail and outstanding craftsmanship.” —Sacramento Bee

Description

Becoming Julia Morgan is written by local writer Belinda Taylor and directed by Aurora Theater founder Barbara Oliver, starring award-winning Janis Stevens in the title role. The play shines a light on Morgan’s bravery, fears, eccentricities, generosity and dedication to craftsmanship. Her success and the grace with which she lived her life serve to inspire us today, especially women and girls. The proof of her “confounding ability to conjure up beauty” is that we yearn to experience her buildings, be inside them, absorb the exciting visual elements and the harmony that are hallmarks of her artistry.