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Wed, 05/15/2019

Bay Area Children’s Theatre launches musical starring everybody’s favorite llama

“Llama Llama Live!” premieres June 8 in Berkeley

Contact: Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

“Llama Llama Live!”, a new musical inspired by the bestselling Llama, Llama Red Pajama series of picture books by the late Anna...

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Thu, 03/28/2019

Bay Area Children’s Theatre Premieres “Press Here, the Musical,” Saturday

Contact: Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

REMINDER: “Press Here, the Musical,” a laugh-a-minute new show with audience participation created by Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT), opens Saturday, March 30, at BACT’s Berkeley Center,...

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Mon, 02/04/2019

Contact: Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

GOLD: THE MIDAS MUSICAL, an original production by Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) that re-imagines the Greek legend of King Midas, opens Saturday, February 23, in Berkeley.

Directed by Nina Meehan and Bob Shryock with book, music and lyrics by Min Kahng (The...

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Wed, 01/09/2019

She Persisted, the Musical, inspired by Chelsea Clinton’s book, opens February 2 in Berkeley

Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

Have you ever wondered how heroines conquer their fears, overcome obstacles and achieve their dreams?

Well, so does Naomi, the fourth grader whom we meet in the world premiere...

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Wed, 10/24/2018

Alice Tumbles into Wonderland for a Rock & Roll Adventure, Nov. 17

A Glittering Treat for the Holidays

Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) invites families to tumble into Wonderland with Alice to meet all of Lewis Carroll’s irresistible characters in a lively rock...

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Tue, 10/23/2018

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Brings Friends to the Bay Area for the Holidays

Giant puppets set the mood

Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com
Families looking for a holiday treat can feast their eyes on The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show, presented by Bay Area Children’s Theatre (...

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Wed, 10/10/2018

For babies as well as toddlers, BACT is presenting Good Night, Gorilla, its latest Theatre for the Very Young (TVY) production—an interactive, music-filled, multisensory theatrical experience during which children aged six months to three years can freely explore their surroundings and participate in the story being told onstage.

Based on author Peggy Rathmann’s popular bedtime...

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Mon, 09/24/2018

Contact: Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

Two original shows created by Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) have been nominated for top honors by Theatre Bay Area, the regional service organization that holds an annual awards ceremony honoring the best work in the Bay Area.

Beautiful Oops!, an...

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Thu, 09/20/2018

Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

Shhh. . . the zoo is closed for the night, and it's time for the animals to go to bed. But, look! That mischievous gorilla has stolen the zookeeper’s keys and is letting all the animals out of their enclosures!

Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) presents Good Night,...

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Wed, 09/19/2018

Vivian Auslander, 510-524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

High spirits and high jinks prevailed at the world premiere bilingual production of The Cat in the Hat—El Gato Ensombrerado , which opened Saturday at the Berkeley Theatre Center of Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT).

The Cat in the Hat—El Gato Ensombrerado...

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