29 Jun Newsletter – June 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner Usually the Artistic Director’s corner is well…artistic, at least in part. I try to convey the wonderful artistic energy that goes into what we do; but every once in a while (like back in the day) I feel the need to “get real.”...

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25 May Newsletter – May 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner You may notice as the season mailer gets distributed soon that Seminar, by Theresa Rebeck is no longer part of this season. I always knew that we were at the bottom of the fish tank and good scripts usually get gobbled up by...

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04 Mar Newsletter – February 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner Wow! It has been an amazing ride over the last few months. We are finally on site at the Live Oak Theatre. In fact, we have been cleaning for about three weeks now and it is looking terrific. All of our designers and...

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18 Nov Newsletter – November 2012

* Artistic Director's Corner As you have already heard, or rather read, our lease agreement with the City of Berkeley for the Live Oak Theatre is moving forward. We have city council meetings to attend on November 27th and December 11th when the community at large will...

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18 Oct Newsletter – October 2012

* Artistic Director's Corner Well, it has been a rough summer. As you have no doubt read, we are postponing our season and cancelling the next show. We are hopeful that Orlando is not in jeopardy, but we absolutely need to raise funds in order to produce...

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18 Aug Newsletter – August 2012

* Artistic Director's Corner What a terrific season we have lined up! Our first project was brought to my attention by a couple of our newly appointed Artistic Associates: I Am My Own Wife, is the incredible tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a transvestite who lived through...

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20 Jul TheatreFIRST 20th Anniversary

  TheatreFIRST has now completed its 20th year of producing exciting, innovative theatre. Thanks to all who came out to enjoy these wonderful productions. We look forward to seeing you again next season! CLOSED Orlando Sarah Ruhl August 16 through September 15, 2013 (Preview on August 15th) Directed by Domenique Lozano Based on...

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05 Jul Newsletter – July 2012

* Artistic Director's Corner I’ve seen a lot of theatre since wrapping up Oleanna a few weeks ago and I have really enjoyed it. It’s really a pleasure to see how far Bay Area theatre has come in the last twenty years. But as I move through...

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03 Jun Newsletter-May 2012

* Artistic Director's Corner We had great success with Oleanna. The audience response could not have been more positive and Pat Craig of the Bay Area News Group, who had seen the show a few times before, said that he could see that we had something new...

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