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Big Scary Animals - Indefinitely Postponed

By Matt Lyle
Directed by Gabriel A. Ross
February 5th through 19th, 2022

Weekends at Live Oak Theatre

Indefinitely Postponed

An older white couple from the country unknowingly move to the gayborhood to be closer to their granddaughter.

Big Scary Animals

What begins as polite dinner conversation with their gay, multi-ethnic neighbors careens out of control. A hilarious collision of race, sex, guns and sports, BIG, SCARY ANIMALS examines shifting generational beliefs and just how hard it is to raise a child regardless of who you are and where you live.  Opens Saturday, February 5th, 2022, runs Fri-Sat at 8 p.m., Sundays at 7 pm till February 19th.  Pay-what-you-will Sunday performances!

The show is 1 1/2 hours long, with no intermission.  We will require proof of vaccination for all attendees before entering the venue and masks are to be worn by patrons at all time.  In addition, we will abide by all relevant health orders (e.g. Covid-19) in force at the time of the performance - any updates to our procedures will be posted on our website and provided to ticket-holders via email.

Directed by Gabriel A. Ross.  Production Crew: Nate Bogner, lighting design, Michael Cohen, set design, Crystal Barnes, costume design, Nicholas Taplin, sound design, Susan Dunn, production manager/props, Vicki Victoria, graphics, Jerome Solberg, misc. production. Thanks to Jon Tracy and TheatreFirst for our use of Live Oak Theatre.

Playing Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m, Sundays at 7 p.m., February 5th-19th, 2021, Live Oak Theatre, Berkeley.


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 $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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