Berkeley Playhouse’s ‘Peter Pan’ soars for young audience

Berkeley Playhouse’s entry to the busy “Peter Pan” adaptation market debuted this Sunday with a kid-friendly revival of the 1954 musical version of J.M. Barrie’s beloved tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up, penned by Carolyn Leigh and Mark “Moose” Charlap. Daren A.C. Carollo’s direction closely follows the tradition
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‘Avenue Q’ draws Berkeley crowds with vulgar comedy

The brag list for “Avenue Q” reaches farther than its city limits. Firstly, it beat out fan-favorite and bandwagon magnet “Wicked” for Best Musical at the Tony Awards in 2004. Secondly, it writes a fictionalized Gary Coleman and versatile puppet sex into the same scene. And thirdly, it’s the fast-selling
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