California Shakespeare Theater

100 Gateway Boulevard, Orinda , CA
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Founded in 1974, California Shakespeare Theater is a fully professional, critically acclaimed theater known for its innovative productions of the plays of William Shakespeare and other reimagined classics. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone, Managing Director Debbie Chinn, and Associate Artistic Director Sean Daniels, Cal Shakes is committed to being a leading community citizen by nourishing the imaginations of audiences, artists, and learners of all ages. The Theater is dedicated to creating boldly imagined and deeply entertaining interpretations of the plays by William Shakespeare, fresh discoveries of important works of world theater, and new works inspired by classic literature. Through the Artistic Learning programs, the Theater is dedicated to making meaningful educational opportunities accessible to a diverse constituency of learners throughout the Bay Area.