Venue Details

Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 73 members
Review from Scott Carter
Red Velvet 824 events 456 reviews

Amazing feats of skill...but without the magical staging of a cirque de soleil.

reviewed Jan 21 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from RC
Red Velvet 804 events 351 reviews

Unbelievable feats of strength and balance!!!! Colorful and magical - great fun for young and old alike - :)

reviewed Jan 23 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Dana Miller
Red Velvet 181 events 118 reviews

I was quite disappointed by the Peking Acrobats. I found each of the numbers to be far too long. The performers twirled plates in various configurations for ten minutes, and balanced trays of wine glasses for a similar amount of time. I became...continued

reviewed Jan 21 2012 report as inappropriate
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Description

Direct from China, the Peking Acrobats — the largest and most acclaimed group of its kind — have for more than 50 years held audiences spellbound with vibrant presentations of their ancient folk art. The performance features live musical accompaniment from an accomplished Chinese ensemble, and promises to range “from the seemingly impossible to the virtually unbelievable” (Los Angeles Times).

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