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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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Jay Yamada on the First Night of Pericles Tech Rehearsal

Jay Yamada is a member of the Cal Shakes Board of Directors, but he’s actually much more than that. He’s our official photographer, IT angel, and a tireless volunteer both in- and off-season. Today, he makes his debut as a … Continue reading

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Sarah Nealis and Joel Sass on your FM dial THIS THURSDAY!

Last year’s Cordelia and this year’s Marina–a.k.a. blogger and actress Sarah Nealis–will accompany Pericles adapter and director Joel Sass to the basement studios of KALX, UC Berkeley’s popular radio station, this very Thursday. The occasion? An appearance on Arts in … Continue reading

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Met. Greeted. Pericles!

Last Wednesday we had our first Meet & Greet of the 2008 season. The Meet & Greet is where—before the actors can get down to the business of their first script read-through—two things happen: Everyone—from the stage crew to the … Continue reading

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Pericles Speaks! An interview with Christopher Kelly

(Warning: There is a preponderance—a profusion, even—of P’s in the prologue to this post.)Thankfully, our soon-to-be Pericles (and Pandar) isn’t quite so overwhelmed; Christopher Kelly (seen at left) managed to take some time to answer a few questions about his … Continue reading

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A Series of Encouraging Events

Yesterday some of the Cal Shakes staff had the pleasure of enjoying a “brown-bag lunch” with Joel Sass, the director of Pericles, to be the first production of our 08 season. Although it was BYOBBL*, there were other rewards. When … Continue reading

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