Tag Archives: “John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven”

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 Heaven By Octavio Solis Directed by Jonathan Moscone JUNE 2–27 Mrs. Warren’s Profession By George Bernard Shaw Directed by Timothy Near JULY 7–AUGUST 1 Macbeth … Continue reading

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Hello, fellow travelers.

Hello fellow travelers: Latest from the Pastures of Heaven.dot dot dash dash. incoming message… The artistic members of the latest P of H workshop met for a work week just before Christmas, and, as previously reported, we could not have … Continue reading

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Original corridos, photos from Steinbeck Project road trips and workshop, and much more to come…

The Steinbeck Project is all kinds of active again. Last week, Cal Shakes Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone, Word for Word Co-Artistic Directors Susan Harloe and JoAnne Winter, Cal Shakes Associate Artistic Director (and New Works/New Communities honcho), and myself drove … Continue reading

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Shall I Compare Thee to a Saxophone?

An abbreviated version of this article appears in the December issue of the Cal Shakes e-newsletter. Click here to subscribe to the newsletter. Back in August of this year, New Works/New Communities program director Jessica Richards sat down with Cal … Continue reading

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Turalecito in the flesh?

Hey there—Amy Kossow of Word for Word here. Earlier this year, The Pastures of Heaven artists workshopped Chapter 4, the story of Tularecito. This was the first story which playwright Octavio Solis wanted to look deeply into, so we all … Continue reading

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Picture proof positive!

Your old friend Stefanie here, from the Bullpen, aka the Marketing department. As I sort through the many hours of video from our Steinbeck Project road trip and second workshop–with the intention of bringing it in multiple bite-size viewing portions … Continue reading

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Steinbeck Project Blog: Take one…

ok. Blog virgin Amy here. Hope this is actually the site for Cal Shakes! Be embarassing to be blogging away on some poor unsuspecting soul’s website… Well, to work: we’ve just finished the Spring ’08 worshop for Pastures of Heaven. … Continue reading

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