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Berkeley Playhouse
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
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25 stars
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4.6 average rating
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10 events
2 reviews
8 stars
attended May 09 2010

On the whole, my husband and I were very impressed with the production and cast. Artful dodger and Nancy had particularly excellent voices (Nancy sounded like a real pro) and we liked the casting of girls as Oliver and Artful dodger (though some...continued

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52 events
31 reviews
78 stars
attended Apr 24 2010

The singing was great! The choreography was Crisp!
The accents were right on! The orchestra was Excellent. It was a hard time in the 1800s for this wayfarer boy Oliver and others but the music was mostly upbeat or beautiful. The set was simple...continued

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66 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 24 2010

I am known to fall asleep on great shows. It takes an over-the-line outstanding event to keep me awake. This musical "Oliver", playing at the Julia Morgan in Berkeley did just that for me. Everything come together perfectly, from the excellent...continued

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Directed by Molly Aaronson-Gelb

Music Direction by Phil Gorman

Choreography by Juliana Monin

Based on Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart

The heartwarming saga of Oliver Twist is brought to life in Lionel Bart’s sensational stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens tale. With a soaring score and a host of charming and colorful characters, _ Oliver! _is a family delight that will tap your toes, tug your heartstrings and lift your spirits from start to finish!