Monthly Archives: January 2009

>Don’t miss Stephen Barker Turner performing with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra!

>Thursday, February 5 through Sunday, February 8, Cal Shakes Associate Artist Stephen Barker Turner—who has portrayed, among others, Orsino in 2008’s Twelfth Night, Nicholas in Nicholas Nickleby, Orlando in As You Like It, and Posthumous in Cymbeline on the Bruns … Continue reading

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>A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the capacity for wonder and amazement.

>Last Friday, the Cal Shakes staff got to attend a brown-bag lunch with Aaron Posner, who was in town for, among other things, some Midsummer Night’s Dream auditions. Though Posner cut his teeth in the Northeast—cofounding Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre Company … Continue reading

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>Congratulations to L. Peter Callender

>Our longtime friend and Associate Artist, L. Peter Callender, got rave reviews from the San Francisco Chronicle‘s theater critic for his portrayal of Mr. M. Even in Athol Fugard’s My Children, My Africa over at Marin Theatre Company. Writes Robert … Continue reading

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>2009 Season Designer Profile: Private Lives’ Annie Smart

>In the months leading up to our 2009 Main Stage season, we’ll be profiling the creative minds behind the season’s productions—Romeo and Juliet, Private Lives, Happy Days, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream—in our e-newsletters. For the second installment, we profiled … Continue reading

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>Postcard from Baltimore

>The following is from our former Managing Director, Debbie Chinn, who left us this August to take up that post at Baltimore’s CENTERSTAGE. Am slowly adjusting to life here. Little things come up to bite me, such as this time … Continue reading

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>The Chron likes us, too.

>Last week (and, hey—last year!) I let you know that we made it onto the year-end “best of” lists for both the East Bay Express and Theater Dogs. Today I’m happy to report that, over at the San Francisco Chronicle, … Continue reading

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