Cal Shakes (California Shakespeare Theater)

Quixote Nuevo - Cal Shakes Review by Ilana Walder Biesanz

Don Quixote rides (a tricycle) again at Cal Shakes

His quest is pointless, and often destructive. But he is fiercely loved by his family, neighbors, former students, and squire. May we all be so blessed.
Cal Shakes Review: Measure for Measure

How do you solve a problem like ‘Measure for Measure’?

Measure for Measure is famously a “problem play,” often dismissed when companies are programming Shakespeare. It’s neither tragedy nor comedy, but its defiance of genre is the least of its issues. Bewildering politics of sex and morality (especially to modern audiences) and a confused, troubling ending pose greater challenges...

California Shakespeare Theater Kicks Off Its 40th Anniversary Celebration With All-Female Twelfth Night

Nationally-renowned director Michelle Hensley to direct Shakespeare’s classic comedy to tour homeless shelters and other community settings, and low-cost public performances at Intersection for the arts.
Young Frankenstein, Golden Gate Theater, San Francisco

Bay Area theaters and stages stay busy

I promise, if you're not a theater regular, you'll be surprised by the innovation and creativity taking place in these productions.