Box Office

Sam Jackson in Project Ahab; or, Eye of the Whale, 2015 (photo: Jim Norrena)

At the current time, no tickets are available for live performances.  The 2022 season will begin in March.

To learn about online events and podcasts, click HERE


Stacy Ross* in The Victorian Ladies Detective Collective, 2018 (photo: Jim Norrena)

We are announcing our 2022 Season in October!

If you were a subscriber in 2020, and would like to enjoy our audio plays, please contact us for a subscriber code.

To learn about more about our current online events and podcasts, click HERE



Note to current subscribers: Any unused tickets from your 2020 subcription will be valid through 2021.  If you would like to donate back any portion of your subscription or request a refund, email us at or call 510.558.1381.

As a subscriber, we know you believe in what we do here at Central Works. Won’t you please also consider a tax-deductible donation?

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You can also subscribe and/or donate by check. Please mail your check to: Central Works PO Box 9771 Berkeley, CA 94709


The theater at Berkeley City Club is closed to the public until further notice.  The restaurant and hotel are open with limited availability.  Call for more information: 510-848-7800

Click here for a larger map and directions.


Julia’s at the Berkeley Club is open Tuesday through Saturday. When circumstances permit, you can again enjoy dinner before a show and get a 15% discount on your food (tax & bev not included). RESERVE NOW

Grab a cocktail or a glass of wine before the show in Julia’s Lounge, open Tuesday through Saturday, 4:30pm–8:00pm.


Street parking can be difficult in the neighborhood.

Public Transportation:

The Berkeley City Club is about a 10 minute walk from the Downtown Berkeley BART station or you can hop on a bus (1, 1R, 51B or 49) and get off at Durant & Dana in less than 5 minutes.

Paid parking is available at:

Douglas Parking lots at 1st Congregation Church of Berkeley across the street from the City Club (with entrance on Channing Way) or The Trinity Lot at 2362 Bancroft Way.

The Metropolitan residential building (2315 Ellsworth) has public parking until midnight.

The Dana/Durant UCB lot, with entrances on Bancroft and Durant (open for public parking after 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday and on weekends).

The Telegraph/Channing Garage (2431 Channing), with entrances 1 block East of the Berkeley City Club on Durant and Channing.

Click here for a useful site for parking options in and around the area.

Parking rates and availability can vary depending on events on the UC Campus.  You may want to check the Cal Bears and Cal Performances schedules before your visit.

Accessibility Questions

The Central Works performance space is wheelchair accessible.  We appreciate advance notice of any special needs, and will make all efforts to accommodate all requests. Please address any accessibility questions or requests to the box office manager by calling 510.558.1381 or emailing

Julia’s at the Berkeley City Club