Category Archives: By Stefanie Kalem

>Fireside chats, fundraisers, and the glory of new plays

> Cal Shakes has been making inroads into the world of new plays for some time now, with our New Works/New Communities program. Last year, John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven, written by Octavio Solis, directed by Jonathan Moscone, and … Continue reading

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>2010 Season Artist Profile: Daniel Ostling

>In the months leading up to our 2010 Main Stage season, we’ll be profiling the creative minds behind the season’s productions—John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Macbeth, and Much Ado About Nothing—in our e-newsletters. For the fourth … Continue reading

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>2010 Season Artist Profile: Joel Sass

>In the months leading up to our 2010 Main Stage season, we’ll be profiling the creative minds behind the season’s productions—John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Macbeth, and Much Ado About Nothing—in our e-newsletters. For the third … Continue reading

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>2010 Season Artist Profile: Meg Neville

>In the months leading up to our 2010 Main Stage season, we’ll be profiling the creative minds behind the season’s productions—John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Macbeth, and Much Ado About Nothing—in our e-newsletters. For the second … Continue reading

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>2010 Season Artist Profile: Octavio Solis

>In the months leading up to our 2010 Main Stage season, we’ll be profiling the creative minds behind the season’s productions—John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Macbeth, and Much Ado About Nothing—in our e-newsletters. For the inaugural … Continue reading

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>New Works/New Communities play goes to Edinburgh Fringe!

>This weekend, Oaklanders will get another chance to see Hamlet: Blood in the Brain as Oakland Technical High School’s award-winning drama department presents the play for three nights. Naomi Iizuka’s reimagining of the Shakespeare tragedy transports the scandalous classic to … Continue reading

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>Online volunteer registration and serving on a not-for-profit board

>There’s some exciting news on several Cal Shakes volunteer service fronts that we’d like to share with you. First, participants in our general volunteering program—ushers, Inside Scoopers, administrative office helpers, et cetera—will now be able to register and schedule online. … Continue reading

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>Topics (and prizes!) for Steinbeck blog series

>As we mentioned a week ago, the Cal Shakes New Works/New Communities program will be asking for your help in our development of John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven, starting next Monday. On Oct 19 and 26 and Nov 2, … Continue reading

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>Coming Soon: Your Participation.

>Beginning two weeks from today, the Cal Shakes New Works/New Communities program will be asking for your help in our development of John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven. This play—which we’ve been developing in collaboration with award-winning playwright Octavio Solis … Continue reading

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>The Cal Shakes 2010 season has been announced!!

>And the lineup is (drum roll, please) … WORLD PREMIERE!John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of HeavenBy Octavio SolisDirected by Jonathan MosconeJUNE 2–27 Mrs. Warren’s ProfessionBy George Bernard ShawDirected by Timothy NearJULY 7–AUGUST 1 MacbethBy William ShakespeareDirected by Joel SassAUGUST 18–SEPTEMBER 12 … Continue reading

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