Monthly Archives: August 2008

>Twelfth Night publicity photos

>OK, so, not to deflect attention from Uncle Vanya (which has two weeks left to its run and is absolutely wonderful) but we’ve got our publicity photos for Twelfth Night back, and they’re positively scintillating. I know that’s a corny … Continue reading

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>Unreasonably Excited

>The title of this post refers to the general state the office staff of Cal Shakes was left in after this Tuesday’s Twelfth Night Meet & Greet. The podcast of director Mark Rucker’s presentation will be posted within hours (click … Continue reading

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>Vanya: Open. Man: Leaping.

>Yeah, the Chron‘s little man is leaping out of his chair for us. Writes critic Robert Hurwitt, “[Director Timothy] Near, the outgoing head of San Jose Repertory Theatre, delivers a beautifully orchestrated Vanya“in her California Shakespeare Theater debut. Working with … Continue reading

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>A Bad Hair Day (or: A Little Sleight of Beard)

> (Once again, lifted from Associate Artist Jim Carpenter’s blog.) OK. Something is weird in my Universe. The past 3 nights I’ve gone to bed very tired and very late. This morning I awoke, moaned quietly, rolled over, looked at … Continue reading

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>The Rake’s Progress, by James Carpenter

>(Lifted, once again, from Associate Artist and Uncle Vanya professor portrayer Jim Carpenter’s blog): It’s been warm out at the Bruns during our last four days of Tech; our first evening was chilly, the next two sublime, and we finished … Continue reading

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>Dan Hiatt talks Vanya to Chad Jones

>“It’s almost like maybe I’m even sort of looking back on the time when I was Vanya’s age–I’m maybe a few years older than he is–from the vantage point of having gone through what he’s going through,” Hiatt says. “You … Continue reading

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>Brush Up Your Chekhov

>(This was written by Cal Shakes house staffer Carol Marshall, and is meant to be sung to the tune of the late, great, Cole Porter’s “Brush Up Your Shakespeare,” from the musical Kiss Me Kate.) Living in today’s societyCan cause … Continue reading

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