by Oscar Wilde
directed by Nicole Meñez
Set Design by Allie Blanchard
Cosumes by Gabriel Carlos
Lighting Design by Michael Sweeney
Stage Management by Polina Litvak.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.
January 20th - February 11th, 2017
Sunday matinees 2 p.m. Jan. 28th & Feb. 5th
Live Oak Theatre, 1301 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
Auditions: Sunday Oct. 30th and Tuesday Nov. 1st, 7-10 p.m.
Callbacks: Sunday Nov. 6th 1-4 p.m.
Auditions at Urban Mattress, 1325 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702 (at Gilman)
Callbacks at Temple Beth Hillel, 801 Park Central St, Richmond, CA 94803 (off Hilltop Drive)
Please contact us with your suggestions for plays for Actors Ensemble to produce in the 2017 season.
Here are some ideas: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde – We earnestly think you will laugh hysterically. The Rivals by Sheridan - Ms. Malaprop runs amock! Lovers … Watch out! Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. Prudence? Love? Heartbreak? Or Not … The Knight of the Burning Pestle by Beaumont - The first parody on the English Stage. Who needs the 4th wall? Rhinoceros by Ionesco - Everyone is turning into one …. except Berenger.
P.O. Box 663
Berkeley, CA 94701
Actors Ensemble of Berkeley or AEB, as it is nicknamed, began in a casual conversation about theatre between Bill Matheson and George Marchi 1955. This conversation lead to meetings that included Ernest Landauer, Joseph Landisman, George Marchi, Edward Markmann, Al Stern, and Arnold Wolf, and incorporation in 1957. In 1966 we had our first performance at Berkeley’s Live Oak Theatre, and more recently also in the John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre. The philosophy of AEB is attributed to UC Berkeley Professor Fred Harris and his wife Mary. They taught that Dramatic Action is created by the actor through his imagination and awareness of the interaction in the ensemble relationship with all the other