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The Children

 A long-married couple live in a ramshackle cottage near the edge of a nuclear disaster that recalls the 2011 Fukushima catastrophe. Intruding into their somewhat eccentric existence comes Rose, a former co-worker at the power station whose appearance after 30 years is a mystery that will inspire both laughter and an increasing sense of menace. But Rose is on an important mission.
A recent hit on Broadway after successful run at London’s Royal Court, Lucy Kirkwood ’s unique play is a beautifully written puzzle about personal responsibility, guilt, and what today’s elders owe the young. 
“…a richly suggestive and beautifully written piece of work…Kirkwood is the most rewarding dramatist of her generation.”  
—The Independent (London)


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Welcome to Aurora’s 28th Season of three Bay Area Premiers, a West Coast Premiere of a recent Broadway hit, a classic comedy from the 1960s and a new O+G Aurora commissioned World Premiere.


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Have you RSVP’d yet to WELCOME TO OUR SPACE? A Town Hall on Audience Interactions? We’re so excited to be partnering with Theatre Bay Area, Shotgun Players, Z Space, and Calling Up Justice for this FREE community discussion about ways in which theatres and theatregoers can create a more welcoming and inclusive theatre-going culture in the Bay Area Panelists Claudia Alick, Leigh Rondon-Davis, and Sean San Jose will discuss the ways in which both organizations and patrons contribute to the performance around the performance. * How and why are some theatregoers made to feel unwelcome in theatre lobbies and even in their seats? * Why are these moments of ableism, racism, gender discrimination, or age discrimination so common? * What is a microaggression? Do microaggressions really happen in liberal Berkeley? (Spoiler alert: Yes, they do!) * How can we all work together to help decrease the incidence of oppressive behaviors that take place in public spaces? Be a part of the conversation, the culture shift, and the positive change we want in Bay Area theatre! Monday, 3/2 | 7 pm | Aurora Theatre Company RSVP for this FREE community event: bit.ly/AuroraTownHallTix

We had a great talkback Wednesday night with nuclear scientist Gregory Potel (second from right) from Lawrence Livermore National Lab in Livermore! He's been there since just last November. A graduate of the University of Sevilla in Sevilla, Spain, Gregory's main research interest has been nuclear physics. It's always great to provide context and background to the various themes and ideas that are featured in our productions! #auroratheatrecompany #auroratheatreco #thinkdeeperlaughlouder #storytellerforourcommunity #thechildrenaurora

We're still on the hunt for our next Development Director! Are you (or is someone you know) a motivated, strategic fundraising leader? Do you have proven success with fundraising, including solicitation of major gifts? Do you love theatre and connecting with donors? Do you have a positive, entrepreneurial spirit and a hands-on, detail-oriented mentality? Then this position might be a great fit for you! See the full job description and details for applying at bit.ly/AuroraJobOpportunities

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@AuroraTheatreCo The "explosive" West Coast Premier of Lucy Kirkwood's play THE CHILDREN is now playing! Have you got your tickets yet? Don't miss your chance! Tix: http://bit.ly/CHILDRENAurora Now- Mar 1

@AuroraTheatreCo "Explosive...rich, multihued performances." - @sfchronicle THE CHILDREN running now through March 1st. Tickets at: http://bit.ly/CHILDRENAurora Full Chronicle Review: http://bit.ly/3bqmqEL

@AuroraTheatreCo More praise for THE CHILDREN! "Director Barbara Damashek beautifully maneuvers the three characters around the Aurora's arena stage." - Theatrius Read the full review: http://bit.ly/3bDUSM5 and get your tix: http://bit.ly/CHILDRENAurora For more info: https://www.auroratheatre.org/thechildren