Venue Details

1382 Star Starred
Aurora Theatre Company
2081 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704
Venue website Get directions
31 events
20 reviews
1 stars
Try eating at Vietnamese hole in wall restaurant on University near site of old theater, or for top notch tequila drinks and Mexican based fare, Comal around the corner.
star this tip starred
11 events
8 reviews
0 stars
California Sushi is very close, very fast, and very good.
star this tip starred
View All 325 Tips

Reviews & Ratings

"John Gabriel Borkman"
16 ratings
4.1 average rating
  • 4
  • 9
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
738 events
390 reviews
184 stars
attended Apr 14 2010

I was disappointed with this slow moving production. No fault of the actors as most of them are top notch as I have seen most of them in other productions. One actor did fall short for me as if lines were rote and just being stated not acted. ...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
131 events
89 reviews
17 stars
attended Apr 11 2010

Very well acted and directed. Last big speech a bit hard to fathom but the close was lovely.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
1 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Apr 23 2010

Good as it get's for Ibsen. Maybe anything written east of
London (Chekhov, Ibsen) has a sensibility that doesn't translate
to American audiences.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 10 Reviews
More Information


Home now, after serving time in prison for embezzlement, Borkman has spent the last eight years pacing alone and making plans for a comeback. Meanwhile, his estranged wife and her twin sister vie for the loyalty of the prized son.

Directed by former Artistic Director Barbara Oliver and featuring James Carpenter (The Master Builder) and Karen Grassle (Caroline “Ma” Ingalls from TV’s popular series Little House on the Prairie).