What's Happening at the Bruns

An Outdoor Gathering Space for the Bay Area

As part of the Season of Shared Light, 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


September 1-26: The Winter’s Tale

Cal Shakes is back with our own production of The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare, adapted by Eric Ting & Philippa Kelly, and directed by Eric Ting. Learn more.

Sept. 18: Michael McClure Memorial Celebration

Celebrate the life and artistic legacy of writer Michael McClure with music and poetry. Among the artists honoring him are Juvenal Acosta, George Brooks, Garrett Caples, Clark Coolidge, Peter Coyote, Norman Fischer, Jack Foley, Henry Kaiser, Elaine Katzenberger, Paul Nelson, Gyan Riley, Michael Rothenberg, Andrew Schelling, Rebecca Solnit, Frank Wildman, and others. Learn more

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