What's Happening at the Bruns

An Outdoor Gathering Space for the Bay Area

As part of the Shared Light Initiative, Cal Shakes is opening up the Bruns Amphitheater to arts and cultural institutions from around the Bay Area.  From May to October, safely enjoy concerts, dance performances, opera, and much more.  Bookmark this page to keep up with all the events this summer, or join our email list to stay in the know.

For any ticketing or logistics questions, reach out to the event organizers directly.  All events will follow state and county guidelines in regards to Covid-19 precautions. Read Cal Shakes’ safety precautions here.

What's Happening at the Bruns

“Good Medicine” returns to the Cal Shakes after a sold-out 2021 show!

Jackie Keliiaa’s Good Medicine announces a Night of Live Native Stand-Up to be held on July 16 at California Shakespeare Theater featuring top Native American stand-up comedians. Learn More! 

Tickets for Pure Native go on sale Friday, June 17, 2022

When a prodigal son returns home, his business proposal to bottle the tribe’s water sparks a heated debate… with his childhood sweetheart leading the opposition. 

Pure Native is a new play from Tuscarora writer Vickie Ramirez, current playwright in residence at New York’s famed New Dramatists.

Alter Theater will join us in-person this summer for their first ever outdoor production at the Bruns!

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