Venue Details

1674 Star Starred
Bruns Amphitheater
100 Gateway Blvd. Orinda, CA 94563
510-548-9666
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"A Raisin in the Sun"
21 ratings
4.6 average rating
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825 events
422 reviews
452 stars
attended May 27 2014

This venue is sooo beautiful. Everyone must see a play here. The play was excellent. Well acted with a very even cast. There was only one actor out of the bunch that did not thrill us. Margo Hall was excellent as usual. The set was spot on...continued

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146 events
19 reviews
12 stars
attended May 21 2014

Excellent, and I saw the original Broadway production - also excellent - in 1959.

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28 events
14 reviews
37 stars
attended May 27 2014

The best thing I've ever seen at California Shakespeare. Most productions have been amateurish or bad. This was first rate in every way. The director is bringing a version of this masterpiece to Lincoln Center this year apparently. Highest...continued

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Description

Though this play contains themes that deal with prejudice, poverty and racism, A Raisin in the Sun is commonly taught to middle and high school students.

Children under the age of four are not permitted in the amphitheater as a courtesy to other patrons and artists.

<em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em> Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> Sarah Silverman <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America Gladys Knight & The San Francisco Symphony Rodgers & Hammerstein's <em>The King and I</em> San Francisco Ballet's <em>Nutcracker</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em>