29 Sep Newsletter – September 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner As the final numbers come into view for Orlando, it is looking like one of our more successful shows. But one thing we have learned is that not a lot of people know about performances happening at the Live Oak Theatre, so we...

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26 Sep 400 Years in the Life of 'Orlando'

For KQED Arts. By Sam Hurwitt. Aug 20, 2013. Soren Santos and Stephanie DeMott in Orlando Virginia Woolf's 1928 novel Orlando is a curious concoction. Light years away from the slow-moving, stream-of-consciousness meditations of To the Lighthouse, Orlando is the playful, satirical tale of a young Elizabethan...

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28 Aug Newsletter – August 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner Here we go! Our second weekend of Orlando had Friday and Saturday nights at 75% capacity and Sunday was a sell out at 99 paid patrons (we had about 92 in the house). The Live Oak Theatre is officially rolling along and when...

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04 Aug Newsletter – July 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner Well, it’s working. The numbers are starting to grow at Live Oak Theatre. Just Theatre has put up two truly wonderful shows and the people are showing up. All of the renovations and clean-up are paying off as people start to learn that...

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01 Jul Boy Gets Girl

Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman. June 20 through July 20, 2014. (Preview on June 19th). Directed by Michael Storm. What happens when the Rom Com goes wrong? With this intelligent and thought provoking script, TheatreFirst tackles another tough subject: Where is the line between appropriate romantic attraction and stalking?...

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01 Jul Escanaba in da Moonlight

Escanaba in da Moonlight by Jeff Daniels. February 7 through March 8, 2014. (Preview on February 6th). Directed by Michael Storm. You asked for comedy! Well, many of you did. Jeff Daniels’ tale of the Soady Family Deer Camp and its kooky inhabitants makes for a truly hilarious evening. The story...

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01 Jul Orlando

Orlando by Sarah Ruhl. August 16 through September 15, 2013. (Preview on August 15th). Directed by Domenique Lozano. Based on the Virginia Woolf novel, Orlando by Sarah Ruhl tells the story of a young nobleman who is drawn into a love affair with Queen Elizabeth I. For a time, life...

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