Category Archives: Announcements

Announcing our 2018 Season!

Dear friends, It’s always such a pleasure standing in front of you, looking out at the sea of faces that make up our Cal Shakes family, inviting you into our theater, into our stories. Stories, in their way, teach us … Continue reading

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2018 Season: Frequently Asked Questions

It’s true, we’ve announced our 2018 Subscription Season, with two new classics and an epic Shakepeare event. We’ve enjoyed talking to people as they learn about next year’s plans, and have noticed there are a few questions we’re getting a … Continue reading

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2017 Season Announcement letter from Eric

Greetings, friends, As we look forward to 2017, I want to share with you my thoughts on our next season’s plays, one I’m confident you’ll find as dynamic and exhilarating a theatrical ride as this summer has been. We’ll begin … Continue reading

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Read All About It: California Shakespeare Theater in the News

Artistic Director Eric Ting and California Shakespeare Theater were on the front page (A1) of the San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday, May 29. Eric discussed Shakespeare’s role as a political writer, our initiatives to bring the voices of the community onto … Continue reading

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Artistic Director Eric Ting announces Othello as the fourth show of our 2016 Season!

By Eric Ting Change is in the air. I certainly felt it, walking into the Cal Shakes’ offices for the first time as Artistic Director. I’ve felt it with each new patron I’ve met; all of you filled with a … Continue reading

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Our 2015 Bucket Brigade Raises More than $85,000!

If you’ve been to a Cal Shakes production, you know that audience members reach into their pockets at the end of each show and donate what they can to the Bucket Brigade. This year, our Bucket Brigade had record-setting results, … Continue reading

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Announcing our 2016 Season!

James Earl Jones and Mary Alice in the 1985 world premiere of Fences at Yale Rep. 2016 at Cal Shakes will be filled with sharp wit, “will they or won’t they” couples, tragic heroes, Pulitzer Prize-winning writers, New York Times-heralded … Continue reading

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Cal Shakes at the Theatre Bay Area 2014 Awards

It was a wonderful 40th Anniversary surprise to wake up on Tuesday and find that shows from Cal Shakes’ 2014 Season had received accolades at the Theatre Bay Area Awards, held Monday night in San Francisco. While 3 of our … Continue reading

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Announcing The Triangle Lab’s 2014 Artist-Investigators

In the Triangle Lab, Cal Shakes’ research and development wing, we experiment with ways to bring together theaters, artists, and communities to ignite change. We believe that through deep collaboration, artists and community members can lift up each other’s work—starting … Continue reading

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Summer Shakespeare Conservatory Wins Best Teen Camp

The nice folks over at Alameda magazine just published their “Best of 2013” issue, and we were thrilled to see our Summer Shakespeare Conservatory named Best Teen Camp! Thanks, Alameda, and congrats to all our fellow winners. Check them all … Continue reading

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