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Anna Maria Luera in Dreaming in Cuban, 2021 (photo: Robby Sweeny)

Subscription passes for our 2024 season are on sale now(see SUBSCRIBE tab for details)!

Advance tickets

Single tickets: $35-$45 (depending upon the performance + $2.75 service fee).

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Discount tickets

Previews and every Thursday: Pay-what-you-can!
Fri-Sun: $15-$45; all remaining tickets are available on a sliding scale starting at noon on the day of the performance.

For your safety and out of respect for our more vulnerable patrons and staff members, we strongly recommend up to date vaccination and booster shots.  We require masks for all patrons inside the theater. All Central Works staff and artists are fully vaccinated.

For more information by phone

Please call us at 510.558.1381 

For subscriber reservations

Email us, call us at 510.558.1381, or reserve online:
Click “BUY TICKETS” and reserve by “buying” tickets on the date you’d like to attend.  Use your subscriber code at checkout (you’ll see the code on that page; hit the “APPLY” button) and you won’t be charged for the tickets.


Julian Lopez-Morillas* in Wakefield, 2011 (photo: David Allen)

2024 Season Subscription Passes Are
On Sale Now:
2-show subscriptions are still only $69!

Enjoy world-premiere plays in the uniquely intimate setting of the Berkeley City Club!

  • Reserved seats—the best in the house!
  • No complicated schedules!
  • No need to commit to dates in advance!
  • Same bargain rate for every performance!
  • Any ticket good for any show—anytime!
  • Personal reminders before a show opens and closes!
  • Special invitations to special events!




2024 productions

Current subscribers can reserve seats by email (, by phone (510.558.1381), or online (go to the TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS tab)


COVID-19 Precautions

For your safety and out of respect for all of our patrons and staff members, we require masks for all patrons at all times in the theater. For your own safety we highly recommend full up to date vaccination status. All Central Works staff and artists are fully vaccinated. 

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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 & donate by check. Please mail your check to: Central Works PO Box 9771 Berkeley, CA 94709

Boss McGreedy

written and directed by Gary Graves
Mar 2–Apr 7

World Premiere #73: a Gilded Age comedy

“Back in the game”


written by Patricia Milton
directed by Kimberly Ridgeway
Jul 13–Aug 11

World Premiere #74: from the Central Works Writers Workshop

The Victorian Lady Detectives return!


The Contest

written by Gary Graves
Oct 19–Nov 17

World Premiere #75: an Exquisite Rivalry

Michelangelo vs. Leonardo da Vinci


Click here for a larger map and directions.

COVID-19 Precautions

For your safety and out of respect for our patrons and staff members, we require that masks be worn at all times in the theater.  For your own protection, we strongly recommend up to date vaccination and boosters. All Central Works staff and artists are fully vaccinated.

Click here for more information.


Julia’s at the Berkeley Club is open Tuesday through Saturday, 5:00pm – 8:30pm (last reservations). 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 in Julia’s Lounge, open Tues-Thur, 4:30pm –9:00pm, and Fri-Sat, 4:30pm –10:00pm.


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 (6, 36, 51B & 79) and get off at Durant & Dana in less than 5 minutes.  The 36 Bus from Oakland also passes within 1 block of the Club. Click here for AC Transit info.

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.


There is an accessible entrance to the Club on the west side of the building.  Simply follow the sidewalk, ring for entrance, and follow the signs to the elevators.  The theater is located just across from the 1st floor elevator exit. Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding accessibility: Email or call 510.558.1381







Julia’s at the Berkeley City Club