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Berkeley City Club
Between Ellsworth and Dana 2315 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
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216 events
206 reviews
6 stars
Cookies and beverages sold at intermission.
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3.6 average rating
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216 events
205 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 12 2011

Clever plots, good use of dialects, great physical comedy, excellent use of the small performing space and amazing timing of the coming in and going out sections. Silly evening, entertaining, and worth the price of admission with Goldstar. ...continued

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66 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 29 2011

"Embassy," was an amusing mixture of a domestic/political intriguing comedy of a play. I enjoyed the buffoonery involved but wished that there was more of a substantial plot line. Everyone of the actors did an excellent believable acting job...continued

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57 reviews
93 stars
attended Oct 28 2011

This play recalls "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie". The fast-paced, gender-bending wit kept me, and indeed most of the audience, laughing the whole time. The talented cast includes several of my favorites from Central Works.

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Quotes & Highlights

“A perfect farce … As always, Central Works delivers more theatricality per square inch than many much bigger, better funded institutions do in stadium-sized venues.” -_-Berkeley Daily Planet _
“Directed by veteran company member Gary Graves,_ Embassy_ features five actors who bring the farce to life … the acting in this play is fabulous.” -_-East Bay Express _

About the Ticket Supplier: Central Works

Central Works Theater Ensemble is committed to the collaborative development of original works for the theater. We write, develop, and produce plays. Our focal point is originality: original ideas, original conceptions, original plays. We bring theater artists together as partners in the creation and development of intellectually and emotionally demanding works, while offering the local community daring, intimate productions at affordable prices.