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Berkeley Playhouse
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
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72 events
57 reviews
25 stars
So many close-by eateries from which to choose!
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72 events
57 reviews
25 stars
The weather was sunny. I wore jeans..
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"James and the Giant Peach"
16 ratings
3.9 average rating
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90 events
70 reviews
45 stars
attended Sep 29 2007

Perfect for children. It's an interesting, not readily known children's story about a giant peach & giant bugs, which was portrayed by adults on stage with sipmple props., lending one to use one's imagination, that was much like what's done on...continued

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6 reviews
10 stars
attended Oct 07 2007

Kids loved it. (2 boys 3.5 and 7) I enjoyed it as well.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 08 2007

Great fun. That said, I felt - especially in the beginning - they just spoke too fast! It was hard for me to understand sometimes, so it certainly might be hard for little kids too. Also, the ending was so abrupt - and once again - they garbled...continued

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When disaster strikes his parents, James is orphaned and must go to live with his mean aunts in the country. Nothing goes right for him until a mysterious old man brings him a magical package that makes a peach grow to magnificent proportions. Stepping inside the giant peach, James discovers the joys of friendship—with a group of giant insects. Suddenly, the peach begins to roll, flattening his aunts, falling off the White Cliffs of Dover and splashing into the Atlantic Ocean. Attacked by sharks, the new friends use their ingenuity to escape, but other hair-raising adventures await them. Ages 5 and up.