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Berkeley Playhouse
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Claire Risley
531 events 266 reviews

Very sweet! The youthful exhuberance of teens and pre-teens is put to good use in this great musical. They served it well. Sets, sound, music, and lighting marvelous. Especially when riki tiki tavy scared the musicians!

reviewed Aug 21 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Ame Cisneros-Piña
18 events 10 reviews

It was a good performance for children that young.
My 5 year old grandchild enjoyed very much and I did too.

reviewed Aug 20 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from PJ Santos-Eisenberg
9 events 9 reviews

This was a really fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon a pair of pre-schoolers. The young actors were fun to watch and enthusiastic. Their performance was well done especially in light of the fact that the tiny thespians has only a limited...continued

reviewed Aug 20 2011 report as inappropriate
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Berkeley Playhouse Conservatory of Theatre Arts Presents

Jungle Book Kids & Just So Stories

July 28-30, 2011: Directed by Elizabeth McKoy. Music Direction by Angela Zullinger

August 19-21, 2011: Directed by Dane Paul Andres. Music Direction by Jonathan Fadner

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Terry Gilkyson / Book and additional lyrics by Marcy Heisler / Music adapted and arranged by Bryan Louiselle / Just So Stories written for stage by Jon Tracy with additional original music by Bryan Louiselle

The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in this exciting Disney classic, also including exciting Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling. Find out how the camel got its hump or the leopard got its spots, then join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures to thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan!

With specially adapted-for-stage Kipling classics in Act One and a musical adapted from the beloved film, in Act Two, The Jungle Book includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like “The Bare Necessities,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You” plus a few new ones! The Jungle Book Kids & Just So Stories will take you on a journey with colorful characters and toe-tapping jungle rhythm –  a sure crowd-pleaser for audiences of all ages. _

__Jungle Book_ is the culmination of a five-week performance camp where young performers immerse and rehearse in intensive musical theatre training with professional directors, choreographers and specialists.

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