A madcap romp through all of Shakespeare's plays in 90 minutes!
Actors Ensemble celebrates our 61st season, and our 6th year back in John Hinkel Park, with TWO productions this summer. Our second production is "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged", the uproarious, madcap mashup of all of Shakespeare's plays by Winfield, Singer, and Long. Updated and adapted as ensemble piece (rated PG) by Vicki Siegel and Crystal Brown, and directed by Crystal Brown. Presented free of charge in Berkeley's fantastic John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre.
Opens Saturday, August 18th at 4 p.m., and continuing Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. until September 2nd, with a final performance at 4 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd. All performances are free of charge.
Featuring a mix of newcomers and veterans: Bruce Kaplan, Saskia Baur, Jeanette Sarmiento, Lisa Wang, Patrick Glenn, Ian Wilcox, Sophia Lanz-Weil, Kent Mannis, and Meira Perelstein.
Costumes by Vicki Siegel, assisted by Helen Slomowitz. Set design by Elena Childs. Stage management by Ayumi Namba, Technical direction by Robert Gudmundsson. Graphic design by Vicki Victoria. Produced by Michael Cohen and Jerome Solberg.
The venue consists of a series of stone terraces, bring cushions, low lawnchairs, and/or blankets. There will be one 15-minute intermission. Wheelchair accessible, including ADA-approved bathrooms. Reservations accepted, especially for those with limited mobility - call 510-649-5999 to make a reservation. More information, write [email protected]
Partially supported by a grant from Berkeley Civic Arts Commission.
End Date: September 03, 2018.
End Time: 4:00 pm.
Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Theatre.
Kids / Family | Theatre,
Arts | Performing Arts | Comedy.
Artists / Speakers: Bruce Kaplan, Saskia Baur, Jeanette Sarmiento, Lisa Wang, Ian Wilcox, Sophia Lanz-Weil, Kent Mannis, Meira Perelstein, Crystal Brown, Kacy Dapp, Helen Slomowitz, Elena Childs.