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Julia Morgan Theater
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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The show is 2.5 hours long so take that into account when making reservations for dinner.
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30 reviews
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We ate at Trattoria La Siciliana, which is about 4 blocks away from the theater. The food is so great, served family style. Make a reservation for before or after the show.
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by Jacques Offenbach

English translations by Donald Pippin

The inside story, somehow overlooked by Homer, of how, with the help of that capriciously relentless goddess of love, Venus, Prince Paris of Troy succeeded in seducing beautiful Helen.

About the Ticket Supplier: Pocket Opera

Hailed by the press as "triumphant," "thrilling" and "funny," Pocket Opera enchants audiences with innovative, unpredictable productions that aim for the heart, challenge the mind and tickle the funny bone. Superb professional singers perform original English translations of classic and lesser known operas, accompanied by the Pocket Philharmonic. Dr. Pippin's vibrant and witty translations are also available to other companies and educational institutional.