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  • Fairies of the Moonlight

    Fairies of the Moonlight

    Rescheduling TBD

    Book and Lyrics by Mercedes Cohen
    Music by Aoife Ni Conchobhair O'Connor
    Directed by Michael R. Cohen
    Rescheduling TBD
    Temple Beth Hillel, Richmond.

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  • Fortinbras

    By Lee Blessing
    Directed by Michael R. Cohen
    Fri/Sat/Sun - July 3rd/4th/5th - 4 p.m.
    Sat/Sun - July 11th/12th - 4 p.m.
    Sat/Sun - July 18th/19th - 4 p.m.

    FREE at John Hinkel Park

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Auditions: "Fortinbras" and "The Imaginary Invalid" Summer 2020 - New Dates

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley Auditions for our 2020 Summer Productions

Fortinbras PosterThe Imaginary InvalidFortinbras by Lee Blessing | Directed by Michael R. Cohen | opens Friday, July 3rd, Performances Sat/Sun at 4 p.m. July 4th - July 19th

The Imaginary Invalid By Moliere | Translated by Charles Theron Hall | Adapted and Directed by Meryn MacDougall | Performances Sat/Sun at 4 p.m.  August 22nd-September 6th plus Labor Day, September 7th

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Staged Musical Reading - Fairies of the Moonlight - Rescheduling TBD

Rescheduling TBD
Book and Lyrics by Mercedes Cohen
Music by Aoife Ni Conchobhair O'Connor
Directed by Michael R. Cohen
Rescheduled due to COVID-19

AE is proud to present a staged musical reading of Fairies of the Moonlight, an original musical, which follows the adventures of a “rebellious” teenager, Sunny when she crosses over to the fairy realm after she has a fight with her famous Celtic punk rock singer mother.

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She Kills Monsters -- SOLD OUT!

SORRY, SOLD OUT!

By Qui Nguyen
Directed by Kayla Minton Kaufman

Friday / Saturday - Jan 10th through Feb 1st at 8PM
Sunday - Jan 19th and 26 at 2PM
At La Val’s Subterranean Theatre
No Wheelchair Access

A comedic journey into the world of fantasy role-playing games, Qui Nguyen's "She Kills Monsters" tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly.   (Click for Tickets)  (Program PDF) (Photos)

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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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