25 Jun Newsletter – June 2014

* Artistic Director's Corner Well we are hard at work on Fire Work by Lauren Gunderson opening on September 26th, but we have to raise another $5,000.00 and we are currently looking for sponsors to join our amazing Show Sponsorship Group. That is where we get a...

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17 May Newsletter – May 2014

* Artistic Director's Corner Let’s talk about fundraising shall we? It will be at the forefront of everything for TheatreFIRST for the next few months as we seek show sponsors for Fire Work by Lauren Gunderson, and we begin work on the “to do list” from the...

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07 Apr Newsletter – April 2014

* Artistic Director's Corner There is something really exciting going on in Oakland. After years of multiple groups laying the ground work for theatre in Oakland—including Clive Chafer-led TheatreFIRST—our friends at Ragged Wing Ensemble have picked up the cause. The Flight Deck is the name of their...

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16 Mar Newsletter – March 2014

* Artistic Director's Corner Well March is turning out to be an exciting month indeed. Escanaba is one of the best received shows I have EVER been involved with during my twenty five years in professional theatre. I have never seen so many people love a show...

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02 Feb Newsletter – January 2014

* Artistic Director's Corner Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 11:15pm, just a week and a half away from the opening of Escanaba in da Moonlight, things are rolling along nicely. Our Technical Director has just completed installing the set and our Set Designer and Scenic Painter, Martin...

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22 Dec Newsletter – December 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner Happy holidays! Things are busy indeed around TheatreFIRST. In about two weeks we start rehearsals for the second show of our 2013/2014 season, Escanaba in da Moonlight, by Jeff Daniels. This is a hilarious comedy with a stellar cast. Heavy hitters Julian Lopez-Morillas, Soren...

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03 Nov Newsletter – October 2013

* Artistic Director's Corner Most of you have been reading in the last few AD Corners how well things are going over at Live Oak Theatre, and that is indeed true. Hopefully you have been coming out to see these wonderful shows! Next up is Symmetry Theatre Company,...

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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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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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