Tag Archives: “Word for Word Performing Arts”

How 12 pages of text can take four hours…

We’re posting blogs this week live from our fourth workshop for The Pastures of Heaven. This latest one is by Associate Artistic Director Jessica Richards. We met at 10 yesterday morning for our first workshop day for The Pastures of … Continue reading

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Vicodin, tobacco smoke, and John Steinbeck.

Some words from playwright Octavio Solis, live from the first day of our fourth workshop of The Pastures of Heaven. I showed up at 10:15am, still crashing from three and a half days of Vicodin uploads. I just had surgery … 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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New play? No problem!

This year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) began its New Play Development Program. And we’re beyond proud to announce that Cal Shakes has been chosen as one (of just five!) of the inaugural selections. As a recipient of … Continue reading

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“CalRoad Trip!”

Cal Shakes and Word for Word research The Pastures of HeavenThe first part of the following was originally printed in the Pericles program; Part 2 is a blog-only exclusive. Part 1:   In the wee hours of Monday, March 19, … 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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On collaboration, incorporation, and change

Stefanie Kalem here, Cal Shakes Publications Manager. First of all, you may have noticed that the name of this blog has changed from the Bullpen Blog to the Cal Shakes Blog. This is because, as the season nears, it’s not … Continue reading

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