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This Summer 2024 At John Hinkel Park

The Imaginary Invalid - Opens August 24, 2024

 

The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere
Directed by Jay Manley
produced by Actors Ensemble of Berkeley
4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday August 24th - September 8th plus Labor Day Monday, September 2nd.
John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre
41 Somerset Pl.,  Berkeley, CA 94707.
Performances are Free of Charge

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2024 Much Ado About Nothing

 

The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere
Directed by Jay Manley
produced by Actors Ensemble of Berkeley
4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday August 24th - September 8th plus Labor Day Monday, September 2nd.
John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre
41 Somerset Pl.,  Berkeley, CA 94707.
Performances are Free of Charge

Read More | Reservations | Photos | Program

 

Berkeleyside News interview with director Glenn Havlan

Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ comes to North Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park — with a twist

Berkeleyside spoke with director Glenn Havlan about taking the Shakespeare comedy “out of doublet and hose”  The article

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Glenn Havlan
produced by Actors Ensemble of Berkeley
4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday June 29th - July 14th plus Thursday, July 4th.
John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre
41 Somerset Pl.,  Berkeley, CA 94707.
Performances are Free of Charge | Reservations | Photos | Program

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2023 In Review & Looking forward to 2024!

Actors Ensemble is the longest-running theatre organization in Berkeley, founded in 1957. We aim to produce quality theatre emphasizing the ensemble, with a community flavor.  This year, our first full year out of the pandemic, we overcame many challenges to provide the community with a rich and varied theatrical experience - THREE significant productions, Three For Thought, Part II + One at LaVal's Subterranean Theatre and two productions at the John Hinkel Park AmphitheatreA Room with a View and Faeries of the Moonlight, our first full productions in that beautiful venue since 2018. 

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KUDZU 2012: a gentrification tale

Written by Tracy Baxter
Directed by Cat Brooks
March 1-3, 2024
FRI & SAT 8PM | SAT & SUN 3 PM

A staged reading of the stinging little dark comedy that could! "KUDZU 2012: a gentrification tale" plays four shows only at BAM House, home of Black creatives in downtown Oakland.  Tickets | Program | 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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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