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September 12 to 29, 2024

Opening Night Gala Performance September 14, 2024 

Tickets to the run of the show on sale Monday, June 24th

Tickets to the Opening Night Gala on Saturday, September 14th are now on sale! Join us for an enchanting evening as we celebrate Cal Shakes’ 50th Anniversary production.

About our Director, Elizabeth Carter 
Elizabeth Carter is a longtime SF Bay Area theatremaker.  Most recently she directed Wolf Play for Shotgun Players. Her recent regional directing credits include Confederates (St. Louis Rep), Steel Magnolias (TheatreWorks Silicon Valley),  and past productions Every 28 Hours Plays and A Place To Belong (A.C.T Conservatory), Stoop Stories (Aurora Theatre Co.), Sweat (Center Rep), associate director on the ripple the wave that carried me home (Berkeley Rep/Goodman Theatre) and assistant director How I Learned What I Learned (Oregon Shakespeare Festival). She directed the ground-breaking 2020 virtual King Lear, (SF Shakespeare Festival), Feel the Spirit (Shotgun Players/Colt Couer NYC). Elizabeth’s for colored girls… was awarded Broadway World’s Best Play. Her directorial film debut Bottled Spirits won Best Narrative Film at the London Pan African Film Festival. She is a recipient of the Bridging the Gap Grant and is a 2019 alum of Director’s Lab West.  Elizabeth was the inaugural SDCF Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Director at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a 2023 Lucas Arts Fellow. Elizabeth started her career as an actor with Cal Shakes (Richard II, Winter’s Tale, Romeo and Juliet) and returned in 2016 (Othello, You Never Can Tell) and taught in their summer conservatory.

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