Monthly Archives: November 2009

>Listen to interviews with Jon and JoAnne

>A representative of the NEA’s New Play Development Program came out to observe the final development workshop for John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven last week, and conducted interviews with Cal Shakes Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone and JoAnne Winter, Co-Artistic … Continue reading

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>Heaven in Oakland—a Halfway Point

>”In talking about the house on the Battle Farm, and how the townspeople in the Pastures of Heaven view it, I asked kids if they knew of places like this in their own lives. One student said there were ghost … Continue reading

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>Entering into The Pastures of Heaven

>So folks, we just ended a full week of workshopping the first complete draft of Octavio Solis’ adaptation of Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven. We’re premiering it next year on our Main Stage, and it was quite a week. Octavio’s … Continue reading

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>Steinbeck Blog Prompt #3 by Jonathan Moscone

>The third and last in our series of three prompts, designed to help inform our upcoming Steinbeck Project workshop. The Cal Shakes New Works/New Communities program would love for you to leave your input in the “comments” section below, via … Continue reading

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