Venue Details

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Aurora Theatre Company
2081 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704
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95 events
41 reviews
46 stars
Arrive promptly. Late comers are escorted to the business office, given a chair and then view a monitor until entering at intermission. I learned this the hard way!
The Heir Apparent
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95 events
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If you plan to dine before the play, be sure to reserve. The nearby restaurants, Gecko Gecko, Bella Osteria, Revitalization Bar fill up weeks in advance.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity"
47 ratings
4.1 average rating
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No name Red Velvet
131 events
106 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 02 2012

Despite the title the star of the show is Macedonio The Mace Guerra played by Tony Sancho. He managed to elevate his character from the archetypal angry man to a complicated portrayal of a funny, thoughtful, nostalgic, and yes, angry man. The...continued

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24 events
13 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 29 2012

This was a good night out. I didn't know what to expect of this play before going, and while watching it never knew where it was going next. It has a powerhouse lead and excellent cast. The play is funny and also touching. And has a lot insight...continued

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13 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 29 2012

A rollicking evening of theatre. Hilarious, smart and full of spectacle. Made me see professional wrestling in another light and reminded me of my childhood. Really glad to see Aurora take on this play.

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Quotes & Highlights

" … has the delicious crackle and pop of a galloping, honest-to-God, all-American satire" _—The New York Times _
“It’s wildly fun, wickedly funny and deeply provocative … a theatrical prize.” —_Chicago Theater Beat _
Chad is ready to rumble … thrillingly outlandish spectacle!” —Los Angeles Times


The show is recommended for mature audiences.