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Aurora Theatre

2081 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1103
+1 510-843-4042
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Unusually intimate theater

There are actually two theaters here: The Mainstage, which seats about 160 on three sides of a... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
edwardsmom24
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Berkeley, California
Powerful Performances

Since I first discovered the Aurora Theater I have visited it many times and have never been... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
BronaghM2013
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San Francisco, California
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2081 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704-1103
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

There are actually two theaters here: The Mainstage, which seats about 160 on three sides of a floor-level stage; and Harry's Upstage, which seats about 50 on two sides of a floor-level stage. That means a small audience surrounds the action and you really can...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Since I first discovered the Aurora Theater I have visited it many times and have never been disappointed in any performance. The cast is always stellar and the intimate setting of this small theater adds to how involved one can become in the play being...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Aurora Theater is located in downtown Berkeley, offering an intimate setting for powerful plays. I've patronized the Aurora since it's beginning in the Berkeley City Club building. Nearly every play I've seen there was a memorable performance. Given the size of the theater, there's...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

My teen daughters and I saw a powerful performance of Harold and the Boys. The 150 seat theater in Berekeley's theater district was easily accesible. I was happily surprised at the ease of finding parking within a block of the theater. The atmosphere is intimate...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Aurora Theater has been delivering consistently excellent plays for as long as I can remember. I am a season subscriber. It is a small theater, an intimate space. The plays sometimes push the edge of the envelope, something I like. The acting is superb. Most...More

Thank Pamwiltravel
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

The Aurora Theatre is a gem. Consistently superior drama in an area overrun with theater groups and next door to the larger Berkeley Rep. The two small stages of Aurora sell out consistently. Get your tickets early. I saw Pulitzer prize winning play by Lanford...More

Thank Janice M
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