Monthly Archives: May 2008

>Box Office Help Needed–PASS IT AROUND

>We’re looking for 3-4 people to work up at the beee-auuuutiful Bruns Amphitheater (Orinda), and possibly fill in here at our Heinz office (West Berkeley) during our June-October summer season. Hours vary, but generally it’s 4-8pm or 4:30-8:30pm Mon.-Sat., or … Continue reading

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>Sarah Nealis and Joel Sass on your FM dial THIS THURSDAY!

>Last year’s Cordelia and this year’s Marina–a.k.a. blogger and actress Sarah Nealis–will accompany Pericles adapter and director Joel Sass to the basement studios of KALX, UC Berkeley’s popular radio station, this very Thursday. The occasion? An appearance on Arts in … Continue reading

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>Sarah Nealis returns to the Blogosphere

>Hello Cal Shakes fans and aimless internet wanderers alike, this is Sarah returning to the land of Blog for some more notes and musings on life in the theater. Why am I doing this? That’s the question on my brain … Continue reading

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>Gloriously funny, magnificent—the usual.

>Yesterday, the New York Times ran a review of the the 11th annual Pacific Playwrights Festival in Costa Mesa, CA. The article winds up with an enthusiastic, four-paragraph mention of You, Nero, a play by Amy Freed (who wrote Restoration … Continue reading

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>As promised yesterday … set and costume photos!

>This is the Pericles set model (by Melpomene Katakalos). Actual Bruns hills will not, presumably, be red this season.Set details. Note the onstage “offstage” areas, where characters transform to serve the storytelling. Below, Raquel M. Barreto’s costume sketches. Prince Pericles … Continue reading

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>Met. Greeted. Pericles!

>Last Wednesday we had our first Meet & Greet of the 2008 season. The Meet & Greet is where—before the actors can get down to the business of their first script read-through—two things happen: Everyone—from the stage crew to the … Continue reading

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