Now Playing in Berkeley: Bay Area Theatre Week

Five Berkeley Venues Star in inaugural Bay Area Theatre Week, now playing through April 7.

The inaugural Bay Area Theatre Week is on, offering a wide variety of productions with tickets priced at just $15, $25, and $35. Five Berkeley theaters are participating, including the Berkeley Rep, Aurora Theatre Company, and Shotgun Players.

Tickets are available exclusively through the TodayTix app, and If you haven’t already, download the app and register and browse the shows available now through April 7.

Shotgun Players promotional poster for Kill The Debbie Downers theater production in Berkeley, CA.

Aurora Theatre Company

Aurora Theatre Company is well known for their intimate performance space in the Downtown Arts District and thought-provoking productions. See Oscar’s Wilde’s hilarious and arguably most famous play, “The Importance of Being Earnest," during Theatre Week.

Bay Area Children’s Theatre

Presenting professional mainstage productions in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Sunnyvale, Bay Area Children’s Theatre has reached over 125,000 children and adults since its founding in 2004. During Theatre Week, see “Gold,” a modern musical adaption of the Greek myth of King Midas.

Berkeley Playhouse

Berkeley Playhouse brings together performers of all ages to provide engaging and relevant experiences through their professional mainstage program, education, and developing family musicals. See the charming musical “Pippin” in Berkeley’s treasured Julia Morgan Theatre for only $15 during Theatre Week.

Berkeley Rep

The Tony Award-winning Berkeley Repertory Theatre is known for entertaining and adventurous shows. High-profile works such as Broadway productions “American Idiot,” “Passing Strange,” and “Amelie” debuted on Berkeley Rep’s two Downtown Arts District stages. During Theatre Week, audiences can catch their production of “Home,” an enchanting spectacle that infuses illusion, live music, story, and ingenious engineering for only $25.

Shotgun Players

Shotgun Players is a company of artists known for creating bold, relevant, affordable theatre that pushes boundaries. You can see their production of “KILL THE DEBBIE DOWNERS! KILL THEM! KILL THEM! KILL THEM OFF!”, inspired by Chekhov’s “Three Sisters,” during Theatre Week.

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