Monthly Archives: June 2008

>Jonathan Moscone on cows

>Courtesy of Jay Yamada, our man on the Ideal Husband tech weekend scene: Jonathan Moscone on the cows on the hill beyond the stage mooing:“It’s so not An Ideal Husband. It will work with Uncle Vanya. It would work with … Continue reading

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>The Stop Motion of Francois Boucher

>Below is a 27-second film prepared by myself (Stefanie Kalem) and Cal Shakes’ ever-resourceful designer/webmaster Ilsa Brink using photos taken over the course of last week, while our talented (and also ever-resourceful) scenic charge artists cereated a massive reproduction of … Continue reading

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>awesome awesome awesome

>What’s so awesome awesome awesome, you query? Our new flash ad for An Ideal Husband–just in time for wedding season.

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>The Return/Debut of Linkmaster Smith

>Hello Shakers! I like that. Shakers. You know how most Broadway musicals have named fan bases? For example; RENT has “rent-heads,” Altar Boys has “Altarholics,” and Xanadu has “the ‘Du Cru?” Well I think our fan base for Cal Shakes … Continue reading

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>Will Dramaturg for Shoes….

>(This week marks the blog return of both our favorite Intern, Derek Smith–now a full-fledged Cal Shakes employee–and our resident dramaturg Dr. Laura Hope. Derek’s blog will come tomorrow. But for now, it pleases me to no end to welcome … Continue reading

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>AN IDEAL HUSBAND costume sketches by Meg Neville

> The corsetless, Klimt-inspired Viennese couture of the villainess Mrs. Cheveley. (Portrayed by Stacy Ross.) The very epitome of Oscar Wilde’s dandy: Lord Goring (portrayed by Elijah Alexander). “An ideal husband!” exclaims the young Mabel Chiltern (played by Sarah Nealis). … Continue reading

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>"Wit flowing like champagne"

>The podcast of Jonathan Moscone’s “Meet & Greet” speech is posted, from the first day of rehearsal on his production of An Ideal Husband. And it’s a good one.

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>There’s just one more day to bid on the Cal Shakes online auction!

>Our third annual online auction ends June 12 at 12am; that’s 33 hours from now, so get bidding! There are bargains great and small, and each prize won helps support our organization and mission. Up for grabs are a hot … Continue reading

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>Coming soon … An Ideal Husband podcast

>Hidey-ho… Stefanie here. Last Wednesday we had the Meet & Greet for Jonathan Moscone’s production of An Ideal Husband. For those of you who don’t know, the Meet & Greet happens on the first day of a show’s rehearsals. The … Continue reading

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>The Great COWdecott Tunnel Incident of 2008

>Cal Shakes Associate Artist Jessica Richards makes her blog debut with this tale of the news story chronicled here. Never a dull moment at the Bruns Amphitheater! Early yesterday morning, a visitor took up residence at the bottom of our … Continue reading

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