Monthly Archives: July 2009

>Gathering strong forces to blow the wind in our direction.

>The very latest in an ongoing series of dispatches from inside the rehearsal process for Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, written by the show’s director (and Cal Shakes’ Artistic Director) Jonathan Moscone. Thursday July 30, 2009 Sorry I’ve not been blogging … Continue reading

Posted in By Jonathan Moscone (Artistic Director), Main Stage | 2 Comments

>Finding how to play the darkness lightly.

>Another in the ongoing series of dispatches from inside the rehearsal process for Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, written by the show’s director (and Cal Shakes’ Artistic Director) Jonathan Moscone. Saturday July 25, 2009 So I was on my way to … Continue reading

Posted in By Jonathan Moscone (Artistic Director), Main Stage | Leave a comment

>The heart onstage.

>The latest in a series of dispatches from inside the rehearsal process for Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, written by the show’s director (and Cal Shakes’ Artistic Director) Jonathan Moscone. July 24, 2009 Today we assayed Act Two. Marsha made so … Continue reading

Posted in By Jonathan Moscone (Artistic Director), Main Stage | Leave a comment

>Full of disappointed wishes and dreams, but enduring nonetheless.

>The latest in a series of dispatches from inside the rehearsal process for Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, written by the show’s director (and Cal Shakes’ Artistic Director) Jonathan Moscone. Wednesday July 22, 2009 Yesterday we had an unexpected day off … Continue reading

Posted in By Jonathan Moscone (Artistic Director), Main Stage | Leave a comment

>Learning How to Learn the Play, or "It’s pretty funny, watching a woman brush her teeth in a pile of earth."

>What follows is the second in a series of dispatches from inside the rehearsal process for Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, written by the show’s director (and Cal Shakes’ Artistic Director) Jonathan Moscone. Sunday, July 19, 2009 So, as planned, Marsha … Continue reading

Posted in By Jonathan Moscone (Artistic Director), Main Stage | Leave a comment

>Jonathan Moscone’s first HAPPY DAYS blog.

>What follows is the first of what we hope to be a series of many dispatches from inside the rehearsal process for Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, written by the show’s director (and Cal Shakes’ Artistic Director) Jonathan Moscone.Saturday, July 18, … Continue reading

Posted in By Jonathan Moscone (Artistic Director), Main Stage | Leave a comment

>Heavy Stuff, Played Lightly

>Earlier this week we had the first-day-of-rehearsals “meet and greet” for the third show of the season, Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days. The production, starring four-time Best Actress Oscar nominee and renowned theater actress Marsha Mason (pictured at left) opposite Cal … Continue reading

Posted in By Stefanie Kalem, Main Stage | Leave a comment