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A Particle of Dread:

Oedipus Variations


By Sam Shepard | Directed by Robert Estes
A Co-production with Anton’s Well Theatre Company.

Opening October 18th, 2019
Performed at Old Finnish Hall | No Wheelchair Access
1819 10th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710.

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Oct. 6 & 7: Auditions for our Fall 2019 Staged Reading Series

Three Great Plays with Three Great Directors!
Jizo, Lysistrata, A Man For All Seasons

Auditions Sunday and Monday, October 6th and 7th
7-10 p.m., Playground Play space, 3286 Adeline Street #9, Berkeley, CA 94703.
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She Kills Monsters

By Qi Nguyen
Directed by Kayla Kaufmann

Opening January 10th, 2020

At LaVal’s Basement, 1834 Euclid Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709 Auditions TBA early November

Fall 2019 Staged Reading Series

Fall 2019 Staged Reading Series. In concert with A Particle of Dread.

Pay-What-You-Will   All readings start at 8 p.m.

  • Jizo, by Jane Goldsmith , directed by Gary Green Monday, October 21.
  • Lysistrata* by Ellen McLaughlin (tentatively), directed by Kayla Kaufmann, Monday, October 28.
  • A Man for All Seasons, by Robert Bolt, directed by Gabriel Ross Tuesday, November 4th.

Auditions TBA late September

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Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor


by William Shakespeare, A Staged Reading

adapted by Victoria Siegel

Saturday, June 29th at 4 p.m.,
At John Hinkel Park.. 
$10 Suggested donations.

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