Berkeley Rep's costume warehouse. Photo: Kevin Berne

Following its recent move to a new campus in west Berkeley, the Berkeley Rep is doing some spring cleaning and will hold a costume, props and furniture clearance sale at its former storage facility on Carleton Street on April 15-16.

“We literally have tons of things to sell. There are loads of comfortable clothes – like jeans and hoodies – as well as vintage suits and dresses, period hats, and plenty of shoes,” says Costume Director Maggi Yule. “We’ve got practical stuff like dishes, baskets, curtains, and other household items. We have loads of books and bookcases, along with a broad selection of furniture from offices and hotels. And of course, since much of this stuff was made to be on stage, there are handmade treasures that will have you feeling like the star of your own show. It’s a garage sale on a theatrical scale!”

The Rep promises everything will be “priced to move”. The theatre says it will save around $250,000 a year by consolidating all its pre-production activities in a single campus,

The Berkeley Rep’s clearance sale is at the Berkeley Rep’s warehouse, 937 Carleton Street (at 9th), Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, 10am-4pm. For information, phone (510) 647-2930.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...