Monthly Archives: November 2007

>OK, so, this is just silly.

>We’re actually really busy right now … I’m trying to coordinate copy and print deadlines for winter/spring class brochures and email blasts, plus Gala stuff and gift packages for some kind of holidays coming up or something. But I had … Continue reading

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>A little corn before your turkey, breaders?

>First off, “breaders” is a term coined (we hope) by Cal Shakes Associate Artist Nancy Carlin when she was writing a production blog for the 2007 season production of Man and Superman; it’s shorthand for “blog readers.” And of course, … Continue reading

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>Dana’s Leaving, Part One

> These are Beth’s shoes at Dana’s last day luncheon. This is (most of) the group of Bullpenners that went out for Dana’s last day luncheon. This is the crab salad sandwich that almost everybody ordered at Dana’s last day … Continue reading

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>Based on a Totally True Theatrical Experience

>Back in 2006, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa helmed Cal Shakes’ second NewWorks /New Communities project, King of Shadows (originally known as Sweet Thunder), creating and developing a new take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with the help of MFA students at American … Continue reading

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>Gaaa-la? Gay-la?? Gah-la?! Guh-LA?!?! Which IS it, people?

>So, every March, Cal Shakes throws an elegant, elaborate fundraising fete, our annual Gala. There’s dinner and dancing and two kinds of auctions and actors acting and dancers dancing … all under the umbrella of one grand theme. Last year’s … Continue reading

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>Sorry this is so sideways.

> http://www.youtube.com/get_playerI am also sorry that I stopped the video before Robin laughed her trademark snort. I promise I will capture the snort for this blog in the future. You do not know Robin (and you do not know The … Continue reading

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>The Return of Jessica … and T. Headdy Webster

>Tomorrow, Jessica comes back. Jessica used to work in our Artistic Learning Department, but she left a few months ago to pursue other opportunities. Well, the lure of Cal Shakes is strong, children, and so, shortly after the announcement of … Continue reading

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