Directions to Theatre

The Live Oak Theatre is located at 1301 Shattuck Avenue (at Berryman) in Berkeley, California.

The cozy 143-seat Live Oak Theatre is attached to Live Oak Recreation Center, within beautiful Live Oak Park in North Berkeley

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From I-80: Exit University Ave. Go east and turn left on Shattuck. Stay right when Shattuck splits after Vine. The theatre will be on your right.

From Hwy 24: Exit on Berkeley. Go west down Tunnel Road onto Ashby. Turn right on Shattuck. Stay right when Shattuck splits after Vine. The theatre will be on your right.

Public Transportation: Use the Bay Area's Take Transit Trip Planner or, From BART: Stop at Downtown Berkeley. Head north on Shattuck toward University Ave. Either catch the AC Transit bus 7, 9 or 43 across the street and get off at Henry & Berryman, or catch a cab around the corner, or walk the 0.9 mile to the theatre, which will be on your right.

Free curbside parking is allowed on Shattuck and Walnut Streets, on either side of Live Oak Park, between Rose and Eunice Streets. Parking is also allowed on Berryman, west of Shattuck.

Dine nearby! Check out Restaurants in the Berkeley Area for info on nearby eateries. The Live Oak Theatre is 2-3 blocks from the Gourmet Ghetto (North Side/Shattuck Avenue) and Solano Avenue restaurant districts

Show Times and Tickets
Most performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm. Typically there will be one Thursday evening performance for each production. Open seating. Ticket prices are $15 general admission and $12 for students and seniors.

The box office opens 30 minutes before curtain. At the box office we accept cash and checks only—no credit cards.  Reservations for purchase at the door may be made by calling our reservation line - (510) 649-5999.  Live Oak Theatre is wheelchair-accessible - use the north side entrance, on the opposite side of the building from the main entrance to the recreation center.  However - wheelchair seats are limited - please call the reservation line or (better) write us at info@aeofberkeley.org to make sure there will be a space.

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