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Staged Reading - Dear Liar

By Jerome Kilty

A Staged Reading

Directed by Alan Barkan

Tuesday - February. 15th, 2011 - 8 p.m.

ONE NIGHT ONLY

This epistolary drama features selections from correspondence between George Bernad Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell, the great actress and muse, for whom he wrote the part of Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion, and with whom he had a 40-year unconsumated love affair.

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Staged Reading - Sea of Tranquility

Sea of Tranquility

By Howard Korder

A Staged Reading

Directed by Bruce Coughran

Tuesday - April. 26th, 2011 -  8 p.m.

ONE NIGHT ONLY

 

Ben and Nessa sell the house in Connecticut to make a new start in New Mexico. But soon their new life is over-run by house guests that won't leave, runaway teens, upset Native Americans, and echos from a past that just won't go away.

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Staged Reading - The Knight of the Burning Pestle

By Francis Beaumont

A staged Reading

Directed by Matthew Surrence

Tuesday - February 1st, 2011 8 p.m.

ONE NIGHT ONLY

The Knight of the Burning Pestle, by a contemporary of Shakespeare, is a neglected comic gem that gleams when a little polish is applied, says its director, Matthew Surrence:

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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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