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210 Star Starred
Berkeley Playhouse
2640 College Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
510-845-8542
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 29 members
Review from Яна Боровлёва
10 events 3 reviews

It was GREAT! My 6 year old niece love it and the adults were having fun also! Its a must go!!

reviewed Nov 27 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from marilynhar
15 events 8 reviews

I've just treated myself to a single ticket for the Wizard of Oz at Julia Morgan theater in Berkeley and think it is something a wide audience would enjoy. Although we know the great story, the production is fresh, creative, and delightfully...continued

reviewed Nov 27 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan
40 events 17 reviews

Never having seen the movie (incredible but true!), I'm not sure how closely the play followed that version but it was totally enjoyable and fast paced enough for both adults and children. If I hadn't read there were going to be bungee-jumping...continued

reviewed Nov 13 2009 report as inappropriate
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*Directed *by Jon Tracy

Music Direction by Phil Gorman

Adapted by John Kane

Music & Lyrics of the MGM Motion Pictures Score

By Harold Arlen & E. Y. Harburg

Background Music by Herbert Stothart

Directed by award-winning Jon Tracy with musical direction by Phil Gorman, The Wizard of Oz takes you over that classic rainbow in a way you’ve never been before! With bungee-jumping monkeys, glowing orbs, clowning and classic shadow play, Dorothy’s dream is a musical spectacle of luscious layering in ensemble work, singing and story-telling.

<em>Eclipsed</em> <em>Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin</em> Yoshi's Oakland Balé Folclórico da Bahia <em>Betroffenheit</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em>