Venue Details

26 Star Starred
Scottish Rite Center
between 14th and 17th 1547 Lakeside Drive Oakland, CA 94612
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89 events
70 reviews
45 stars
Lovely ttheater with well padded, comfortable box seats but cramped with inadequate leg room in center, back box seats.
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0 stars
We did the 1 p.m. matinee on a Sunday. There was very little opened nearby for lunch. Plan to eat before you attend at this time. Fortunately, there were snacks for purchase at the event.
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"Christmas Revels"
92 ratings
4.4 average rating
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741 events
391 reviews
188 stars
attended Dec 12 2014

I have to say this wasn't one of my favorite Revels and I attend yearly. The leads needed to be wearing mics. It was difficult to hear them at times. Also, not so sure the story line really worked. First half was serious and then the second...continued

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206 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 20 2013

We really enjoyed the whole show....sets, songs, dancing, costumes, theme. Terrific talent at all ages, and fun for the audience to participate.

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110 events
53 reviews
70 stars
attended Dec 12 2014

Really enjoyed the show. Great selection of regional American music, many fun dances to watch. Fine musicians. I recommend. As I write there's one more weekend.

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Running time is two hours and 15 minutes, with one 15-minute intermission.

Parking will be available at the ALCO Park Garage located three blocks from the theater at 1220 Jackson Street at 13th Street. BART’s Lake Merritt Station and 19th Street Station are each six blocks from the theater.

About the Ticket Supplier: California Revels

California Revels promotes the celebratory and community-building power of the performing arts, pioneering a unique form of music theater that draws on diverse cultures and ritual traditions to embrace an audience of many ages and varied backgrounds. Each December since 1986, California Revels has produced “The Christmas Revels; A Theatrical Celebration of the Winter Solstice” at the Scottish Rite Theater in Oakland. Revels blends music, dance, ritual and drama, presented by a cadre of professional performers, designers and directors. With tradition bearers from every culture and a volunteer chorus of adults and children drawn from the community, Revels inspries a magical quality of audience engagement.