Venue Details

210 Star Starred
Berkeley Playhouse
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from patinahead

Very energetic and fun! A quality production in every way.

reviewed Jan 27 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Kate Newkumet

A talented, energetic and committed young cast overcame the somewhat dated show- lots of fun! The sound system of the theater is not great.

reviewed Jan 27 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Jojoking

A great production! The show was quick paced and every moment was enjoyable.

reviewed Jan 28 2012 report as inappropriate
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Description

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey

Directed by Kimberly Dooley & Marissa Wolf

Music Direction by Nicholas Adams

Choreography by Kimberly Dooley

Join Berkeley Playhouse Teens in a gum-snapping, hip-shaking, hot-rockin’ musical about love and friendship in the 50’s! School’s back from summer and the senior class is gathering for their final year at Rydell High. As head “greaser” Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski relive the romance of their “Summer Nights” it becomes clear that both need to change their perspective! 

Sassy, funny — evocative and provocative, this infectious musical showcases all that was fantastic about the fifties: rock n’ roll numbers that recall the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley –  plus hot-roddin, ducktailed "burger palace boys” and bobby-soxed,  pink-jacket ladies!

The show runs 2 hours.

<em>Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin</em> Yoshi's Oakland <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> Steve Martin and Martin Short Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em>