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Directions to John Hinkel Park

John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre

From I-80: Exit University Ave. Go east and turn left on Shattuck. Continue to tunnel, but take the right turn and go to right of the tunnel. Turn right at the circle at the top of the hill. Turn right up Arlington. From Arlington and continue straight onto Somerset Place. From Somerset Place, take Southhampton.

From Hwy 24: Exit on Berkeley. Go west down Tunnel Road onto Ashby. Turn right on Shattuck. Continue to tunnel, but take the right turn and go to right of the tunnel. Turn right at the circle at the top of the hill. Turn right up Arlington. From Arlington and continue straight onto Somerset Place. From Somerset Pl, take Southhampton.

Address: John Hinkel Park, 41 Somerset Place, Berkeley, CA 94707

The amphitheatre seats over 200 people, but we will reserve the first few rows as a courtesy especially to the elderly and disabled - call 510-649-5999 to make a reservation. The amphitheatre is wheelchair accessible - access is best from Somerset Pl, take Southhampton from Arlington and continue straight onto Somerset Place. (Google Maps will send you to the top of park, quite a hike down). The amphitheatre consists of a series of stone steps. Low lawnchairs are acceptable, or bring pillows and/or blankets.

Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $5,200.00 awarded in 2016. This will enable us to continue to provide free or low cost opportunities for community members to participate in the life changing activities of theater arts.

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