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Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare!

In honor of William Shakespeare’s 448th birthday (celebrated today, even though he was baptized on April 26), here are a list of Cal Shakes/Shakespeare/Jonathan Moscone factoids, courtesy of Board Member and unofficial Cal Shakes photographer Jay Yamada. (These numbers include the … Continue reading

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Titus Wears Titus

Jim Carpenter swung by the office today, to finally pick up the Titus Andronicus T-shirt that bears his likeness. So, of course, we took pictures. We’re not sure quite yet what we’ll do with them (possibly use them as part … Continue reading

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The Bloodshed Continues for the Cast of TITUS ANDRONICUS

In light of the closing of Titus Andronicus, cast members Chad Deverman, David Mendelsohn, and Galen Murphy-Hoffman—who, together, played Tamora’s brutal Goth songs—joined crew members Dallas Kane and Sam Schwemberger in donating blood to the American Red Cross. Being in … Continue reading

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California Shakespeare Theater Teen Night

The following was written by Bristol Glass, Artistic Learning intern. As an intern, about to see the bloody glory that is Titus Andronicus, I hadn’t quite anticipated my own excitement combining with that of the group that attended Teen Night. … Continue reading

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TITUS Grove Talk Podcast

Listen to a podcast of an illuminating pre-performance Titus Andronicus Grove Talk, presented by Resident Dramaturg Philippa Kelly. Podcast produced by Will McCandless. Music by Andre Pleuss. Titus Andronicus runs through June 26, 2011.

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Staring Your Future in the Face with a Smile: Titus opens!

A dispatch from this weekend’s Titus Andronicus opening, by Stage Management Intern Cordelia Miller. I’ve never been so overwhelmed by so many emotions on an opening night. As I got in my car to drive to my last tech rehearsal, … Continue reading

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Titus and Friends: Cordelia Miller blogs from tech

Stage Management Intern Cordelia Miller offers some insight into the long days and nights of Titus tech rehearsal. Tonight, after our second preview, Rob Campbell, who plays Saturninus, said, “I actually don’t want tech to end.” I realized in that … Continue reading

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A Breathtaking Adventure: Puzzles, Weapons, and Blood in the Titus Rehearsal Room

First, the vitals: My name is Cordelia Miller and I’m Cal Shakes’ stage management intern for Titus Andronicus; first preview June 1, opening June 4. The events in my life leading me to the rehearsal room of Titus are why … Continue reading

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The Return of “Ask Philippa”!

Philippa Kelly, Resident Dramaturg for Cal Shakes, shares her thoughts on our 2011 productions. Titus Andronicus, when it first hit the boards in the early 1590s, was a raging success, threatening to steal audiences away from the bear-baiting that was one … 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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