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American Night: The Ballad of Juan José

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RELEASES
Cal Shakes launches 20 for $20 ticket program
Cal Shakes to offer open-captioned performances
Cal Shakes announces cast and designers for AMERICAN NIGHT



PHOTOS

American Night Cal Shakes

(L to R) Dan Hiatt as Elder Lewis and Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

(L to R) Dena Martinez as Sacajawea, Sharon Lockwood as William Clark, Dan Hiatt as Meriwether Lewis, and Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.


               American Night Cal Shakes

Sean San José as Juan José and Richard Ruiz as Teddy Roosevelt in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Sean San José as Juan José (in foreground) and Dan Hiatt as a Klan member in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Dena Martinez as a Mexican Woman and Brian Rivera as Juan José the First in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Tyee Tilghman as Ben Pettus and Margo Hall as Viola Pettus in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Tyee Tilghman as Ben Pettus, Margo Hall as Viola Pettus, Sean San José as Juan José, and Dena Martinez as a Mexican Woman in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Richard Ruiz as the Foley Artist, Sharon Lockwood as Mrs. Finney, and Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

(L to R) Sean San José as Juan José and Tyee Tilghman as Jackie Robinson in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

(L to R) Sean San José as Juan José and Tyee Tilghman as Jackie Robinson in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Dena Martinez as Joan Baez and Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Richard Ruiz as Sheriff Joe Arpaio (in foreground) and Todd Nakagawa, Margo Hall, Dan Hiatt, and Sean San José as Juan José (in background) in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Sean San José as Juan José, Sharon Lockwood as Game Show Spokesmodel, Richard Ruiz as Sumo Wrestler, and Todd Nakagawa as Japanese Game Show Host in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Dan Hiatt as Abraham Lincoln and Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

Dena Martinez as Joan Baez (in background), Sean San José as Juan José, and Brian Rivera as Juan José the First in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

(L-R) Brian Rivera as Juan José the First, Margo Hall as Viola Pettus, Todd Nakagawa as Brother Clark, Richard Ruiz as Neil Diamonte, and Sean San José as Juan José in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

(L-R) Dan Hiatt as a Klan member, Richard Ruiz as Neil Diamonte, and Todd Nakagawa as Brother Clark in Cal Shakes’ American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, directed by Jonathan Moscone; photo by Kevin Berne.

 

American Night Cal Shakes

L-R: Sharon Lockwood, Richard Ruiz, Sean San Jose, Dan Hiatt, and Margo Hall are five of the nine actors playing 80 characters in American Night; photo by Kevin Berne.

American Night Cal Shakes

L-R: Sharon Lockwood, Richard Ruiz, Sean San Jose, Dan Hiatt, and Margo Hall are five of the nine actors playing 80 characters in American Night; photo by Kevin Berne.



ARTIST PHOTO/BIO
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VIDEO & AUDIO
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COVERAGE
“Zany and serious, provocative ... it's a wild ride.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“What's truly radical about American Night is that it tries to make us think as hard as we laugh.”Contra Costa Times

“Wild, messy, funny, irreverent and heartfelt”Theater Dogs

“It's a broad comic romp that's rife with laughs, both uncomfortable and not” — SFist



PRESS KITS
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