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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
Dolores M
San Francisco, California
Small venue, excellent performances

The Aurora Theater is located in downtown Berkeley, offering an intimate setting for powerful... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
San Francisco Bay Area
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  • Average0%
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26 May 2017
“Unusually intimate theater”
18 Jan 2017
“Powerful Performances”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank edwardsmom24
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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Dolores M
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kellyclan50
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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Pamwiltravel
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

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Janice M
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