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By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Donna Davis
October 21 to November 19, 2011

Matinee at 2 p.m. November 13th

“Doubt takes the stuff of headlines and turns it into deeply moving drama.” This was Howard Kissel’s comment in The Daily News about this play that was the hit of New York’s 2005 season.

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Heartbreak House

By George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Robert Estes
January 21 to February 19, 2011

Actor's Ensemble of Berkeley opens its 54th Season with George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House. A comedy of fancy, game playing, heartbreak, illusion, and finally, joyful destruction.

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Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play

A Cycle In Three Parts

By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Jon Wai-keung Lowe
April 22 to May 21, 2011


Actors Ensemble of Berkeley at Live Oak Theatre is very proud to announce the West Coast Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play, a profound meditation on the meaning of devotion, identity and performance.

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Communicating Doors

By Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Suzanne Loraine
July 22 to August 20, 2011

What if you were staying in a fancy hotel room with an adjoining room and the connecting doors didn't actually go to the room next door but, instead, took you somewhere else in time?  

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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.

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley - P.O. Box 663 - Berkeley - California - 94701 ¦ Our Answering Service: (510) 649-5999 ¦

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Federal Tax ID #946139640, since 04-1967