08 Feb Oleanna

Oleanna by David Mamet. at THE BERKELEY CITY CLUB. directed by Michael Storm. Preview, Friday April 20. Runs April 21-May 13, 2012. Thursday--Saturday, 8PM. Sunday, 5PM. Oleanna, a powerful two-character drama by David Mamet, explores the destructiveness of miscommunication and excessive political correctness. It is a play about academic politics, student/teacher relationships,...

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20 Jan Newsletter – January 2012

* Artistic Director's Corner Things are happening! As we start to ramp back up after the holidays we have some extremely exciting projects in development. We are in the process of landing a MAJOR, BIG TIME Bay Area Premiere (which unfortunately cannot be discussed yet) and we...

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13 Jan Newsletter – December 2011

* Artistic Director's Corner We wanted to extend to you, our supporters and patrons, holiday greetings, but I would be remiss if I did not remind you that these are the last two weeks for tax deductible donations in year 2011. If you can help -- even...

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28 Nov Newsletter – November 2011

* Artistic Director's Corner There’s a lot going on right now with TheatreFIRST. We just closed a very successful show and we have a few months to prepare for the next stretch of 3-4 shows. We are in the process of writing some grant applications trying to...

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16 Oct Newsletter – October 2011

* Artistic Director's Corner Hanging Georgia has been an absolutely amazing process. It had been a long time since I had worked as an actor on an ensemble based piece and it has been so good for me, as an Artistic Director, to be back involved with...

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13 Oct Review: Georgia O'Keeffe's story brilliantly told in 'Hanging Georgia'

By Pat Craig Correspondent Posted: 10/10/2011 05:23:50 PM PDT "Hanging Georgia," a new play about the fiery relationship between painter Georgia O'Keeffe and photographer Alfred Stieglitz, roils and explodes across the stage like a Texas lightning storm. Sharmon J. Hillfinger's play -- getting its world premiere by Oakland's TheatreFirst and...

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25 Sep Newsletter – September 2011

* Artistic Director's Corner Those of you whom I have talked to in the lobby know that the first three years of my tenure at TheatreFIRST was going to be spent experimenting with different things. We might experiment with our production processes behind the scenes or we...

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21 Aug Newsletter – August, 2011

* Artistic Director's Corner What an exciting two years! We are very proud of the work and the incredible group of artists and staff that have come on board. With all of these supporters contributing their incredible talents the future is getting brighter and brighter. We have...

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