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The War of the Roses

Kevin Berne Aysan Celik, Danny Scheie and Aldo Billingslea perform in Cal Shakes’ The War of the Roses, which spans four of Shakespeare’s history...

Cal Shakes: Virtual Shakespeare

(Jay Yamada, Photographer)Artistic Director Eric Ting hopes to have the Bruns Amphitheater full of people again next year.     While the coronavirus has...

Summer of Music, Dancing, Theater in Store at Bruns

(Paradigm Talent Agency)Singer/songwriter Thao Nguyen and her band, The Get Down Stay Down, kick off Cal Shakes’ Echoes concert series on June 22.    ...

Texas Comes to Orinda as Cal Shakes

KEVIN BERNE Emilio Delgado breaks away from his well-known Sesame Street character to tackle the lead in Quixote Nuevo. Texas Comes to Orinda as Cal...

Cal Shakes Celebrates 45th Season with Two ‘Best’ Works, Two Modern...

(Contributed Photo)Acclaimed director Tyne Rafaeli returns to Cal Shakes to helm Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights’ Dream, on stage May 22 – June 9.    ...

House of Joy, Inspired by Indian Legends, up Next at Cal...

(Niyantha Shekar, Photographer)Playwright Madhuri Shekar has had previous works developed or staged at the Kennedy Center, Center Theatre Group and the Old Globe Theater.  ...

Black Odyssey Continues at Cal Shakes Through Oct. 7

KEVIN BERNE J. Alphonse Nicholson (Ulysses Lincoln) and Safiya Fredricks (Benevolence) from last year’s production of black odyssey. Returning to Cal Shakes 2018 line-up, black...

Cal Shakes Selected as Recipient of Prestigious Hewlett 50 Arts Commission

    California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announced it has been selected as a recipient of a Hewlett 50 Arts Commission, a program of the...

Cal Shakes Bookends its Season with Shakespearean Adaptations

(Jay Yamada, Photographer)Cal Shakes Artistic Director Eric Ting and Managing Director Sarah Williams ready the Brums Amphitheatre.     Although COVID-19 is still very much with...

California Shakespeare Theater Announces Season of Shared Light

(Courtesy of California Shakespeare Theater)Cal Shakes Artistic Director Eric Ting and Managing Director Sarah Williams announce the company’s 2021 Season of Shared Light, where...

Cal Shakes The Winter’s Tale Sept. 1-26

(Courtesy of Ulises Alcala)“Exit, pursued by a bear” is a famous stage direction in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale taking place at the Bruns Amphitheater...

Cal Shakes’ Closes Season with Intriguing New Adaptation of Lear

(Courtesy of California Shakespeare Theater)Cal Shakes Artistic Director Eric Ting, shown here during a 2019 rehearsal at the Bruns Amphitheater, will leave the company...

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