Adapted from the Italian novel The Adventures Of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi

July 28th - August 12th Saturdays & Sundays @ 4pm

FREE in the John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre, Berkeley, CA


Adapted, Directed and Designed by Giulio Cesare Perrone

WHAT: Inferno Theatre brings you Pinocchio, the story of a puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy. His natural spirit of discovery and adventure lead him to explore the world and the creatures who inhabit it. The spectacular world he discovers is populated by capricious and fanciful animals, fairies, and humans. During his whirlwind encounters, he uncovers his true nature and the learns how to overcome the barriers that prevent him from becoming a boy. Pinocchio’s amazing quest to become a real boy blurs the margins between physical and spiritual rites of passage. His fellow fantastical wayfarers, and we in the audience, not only witness but participate in this glorious change.

WHO: Adaptor, Director and Designer - Giulio Cesare Perrone  

Amir Etemadzadeh, Ben Elie, Jane Eisner, Dominic Doctor, Duy
Truong, Natalie Farrell, Kevin Rebultan, Erin Smith, Saira Kaur, Michael
Needham. Masks by Annie Hallat.

All shows start at 4PM. The amphitheater opens at 3 p.m. for picnicking.

WHERE:  John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre, 41 Somerset Place, Berkeley, CA 94707

The first few rows of the amphitheater will be reserved as a courtesy especially for those with limited mobility.  Call 510-825-0449 to reserve one of those spots.  The amphitheater is wheelchair accessible - access is best from Somerset Place, take Southampton from Arlington and continue straight onto Somerset Place.  Bring low lawn chairs or pillows/cushions and/or blankets. Also bring layered clothing - the amphitheatre can get chilly later in the day.

QUESTIONS and /or RESERVATIONS for accessible seating:  write to or call 510-825-0449.