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208 Star Starred
Paramount Theatre
2025 Broadway Oakland, CA 94612
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26 events
15 reviews
215 stars
Oakland, CA Paramount Theater conveniently located across the street from 19th Street Public Transportation - SFbart Train. Parking lot is small. If you drive allow extra time to locate secure a parking space.
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27 events
13 reviews
2 stars
Found parking on the side street, 22nd, at 6:35 PM.
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"The Nutcracker"
15 ratings
4.2 average rating
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19 events
10 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 22 2011

Very grand production in the beautiful Paramount Theater. Good dancing, gorgeous set and live music. Perfect for the holidays.

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D. Smith
26 events
8 reviews
17 stars
attended Dec 23 2011

The performance was adequate. The Orchestra was unbalanced at times, given an overenthusiastic brass section. The dancers were competent, although a bit uneven at times. Nevertheless Tchaikovski's music (particularly the second act) carried the...continued

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7 events
2 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 22 2011

Overall the performance was cute and whimsical appropriate for all ages. It lacked special effects to give it that wow factor. It was not a full house performance. I think that's why the Mayor of Oakland came out before the show began and...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Graham Lustig’s staging of this family classic . . . mixes tradition with whimsy and looks beguiling.” —San Francisco Chronicle