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Becoming Julia Morgan (Berkeley)
Berkeley City Club
Berkeley, CA
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Becoming Julia Morgan (Berkeley)

LAST MINUTE DISCOUNT AVAILABLE when seats are still available night of show.  

Performances at the Sausalito Woman's Club Jan 13-15 can be found at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/203585.  

Back by popular demand!  Becoming Julia Morgan played to sold out houses last fall, and returns at Julia Morgan-designed buildings in Berkeley and Sausalito.  

Becoming Julia Morgan follows the life of this Bay Area icon over a six-year period, 1931 to 1937, as she works on San Simeon, runs a busy San Francisco office with a large staff, and surmounts a medical crisis and her fear that she may have been too successful at keeping a low profile. There are flashbacks to her student days at UC Berkeley and in Paris, and a flash forward to today.  See www.juliamorganproject.org for reviews from last year's sold out run!

Julia Morgan was born in 1872 (just seven years after the end of the Civil War), growing up in a large family in the burgeoning city of Oakland during the final decades of the Victorian era.  A tiny woman with a big ambitionto become an architect when there were virtually no female role models to show the way Morgan overcame the social barriers of her day to become California's first licensed woman architect.  But first she had to battle her way into a centuries-old exclusive male bastion, the world famous School of Architecture at L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.  She used her design talent, her ability to listen to and integrate her clients' needs, and her extraordinary engineering skill to design and construct more than 700 buildings in her lifetime, including the magnificent Hearst Castle, now a national historic landmark.

Becoming Julia Morgan illuminates a tenacious will to succeed in a man's world.  It shines a light on Morgan's bravery, fears, eccentricities, generosity and dedication to craftsmanship. Her success and the grace with which she lived her life serve to inspire us today, especially women and girls. The proof of her "confounding ability to conjure up beauty" is that we yearn to experience her buildings, be inside them, absorb the exciting visual elements and the harmony that are hallmarks of her artistry.

Please note that because of the intimacy of the theater, late arrivals cannot be seated until intermission.


Berkeley City Club (View)
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
United States


Arts > Theatre

Minimum Age: 12
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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