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Staged Reading - Proof

By David Auburn

A Staged Reading

Directed by Donna Davis

Tuesday - January 31, 2012 at  8 p.m.


ONE NIGHT ONLY - $5 - $10 sliding scale (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)


2001 Tony Award winner for best play, PROOF concerns Catherine, the daughter of Robert, a recently deceased mathematical genius in his fifties and professor at the University of Chicago, and her struggles with mathematical genius and mental illness.

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Staged Reading - Benefactors

By Michael Frayn

A staged Reading

Directed by Matthew Surrence

Tuesday - August 7, 2012 8 p.m.


Benefactorsby Michael Frayn, directed by Matthew Surrence Tuesday August 7th at 8 p.m.  The award-winning BENEFACTORS(1984) was written by Frayn in the period immediately after NOISES OFF, and features the idealistic architect David and his wife Jane, and the cynical Colin and his wife Sheila.

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Staged Reading - Copenhagen

By Michael Frayn

A staged Reading

Directed by Bruce Coughran,

Assisted by Alecks Rundell

Tuesday - August 14, 2012 8 p.m.


The Tony-Award winning COPENHAGEN (1998) represents the later stage of Frayn's career, and explores the historic meeting between the physicists Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr (accompanied by his wife Margrethe Bohr) in Copenhagen in 1941.

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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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