Monthly Archives: May 2008

>The King of Comedy

>This interview with Cal Shakes Associate Artist and Fox Fellowship recipient Ron Campbell was excerpted in an article of the same name that is running in our Pericles program. The complete interview text below is exclusive to the blog. The … Continue reading

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>Road Trip!

>Cal Shakes and Word for Word research The Pastures of Heaven The first part of the following was originally printed in the Pericles program; Part 2 is a blog-only exclusive.Part 1: In the wee hours of Monday, March 19, a … Continue reading

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>A few candid shots before preview

>All photos by Shawn Hamilton, who portrays Gower, Lychorida, and many others in Pericles. This is Alex Morf, suiting up in his Antioch drag. The amphitheater, with set. And actors. Christopher Kelly (Pericles) with baby Marina and Ron Campbell (dig … Continue reading

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>Notes from Pericles Tech Weekend

>Here are some more of Jay Yamada’s observations from a weekend of Pericles Tech: FIGHT CALL: Early in Pericles, Ron Campbell takes a long staff and swings it between Alex Morf’s legs. Now you would expect Dave Maier, the fight … Continue reading

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>A few more photos from Pericles tech rehearsal–costumes this time!

>Some more pictures just came in from Jay Yamada: Sarah Nealis wigs out (with half of Christopher Kelly in the background). Ron Campbell contemplates.

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>Jay Yamada on the First Night of Pericles Tech Rehearsal

>Jay Yamada is a member of the Cal Shakes Board of Directors, but he’s actually much more than that. He’s our official photographer, IT angel, and a tireless volunteer both in- and off-season. Today, he makes his debut as a … Continue reading

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>Stuff of Fear and Wonders

> Some historical (and modern) perspective from Pericles production dramaturg Philippa Kelly. Although Pericles has been generally seen as one of Shakespeare’s last plays, we know for certain only that it was written between 1603 and 1608, when the playwright … Continue reading

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