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Bruns Amphitheater
100 Gateway Blvd. Orinda, CA 94563
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The weather was Cold - take coat!.
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The free shuttle from Orinda BART is convenient and reliable.
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54 ratings
4.6 average rating
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14 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 16 2009

A dynamic, witty, and fun interpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream complemented by the sound of crickets and wind blowing through the trees of this gem of a theater nestled in the hills of Orinda.

Outstanding performances by the entire cast...continued

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27 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 16 2009

From the beginning with the Shakespearian way we were asked to turn off our phones to the final curtain call I was entertained. Never have I laughed so hard and so often while watching a play.The cast was exceptional and the innovative way props...continued

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13 reviews
52 stars
attended Sep 17 2009

Overall, simply marvelous! Best see it at night to enjoy the haunting, brilliant shadow plays against the sweeping, azure-tiled backdrop. A superb Puck set against the full moon. Lots of good music and lots of fun. Perfect venue for this...continued

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Young lovers, human and fairy royalty, and an amateur theater troupe reel through romance and spellcraft in one of Shakespeare’s most hilarious and enchanting works. Cal Shakes welcomes Aaron Posner—Two River Artistic Director and co-founder of Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre—in his Cal Shakes directorial debut.

About the Ticket Supplier: California Shakespeare Theater

The California Shakespeare Theater is committed to being a leading community citizen by nourishing the imaginations of audiences, artists and learners of all ages. We are dedicated to creating boldly imagined and deeply entertaining interpretations of Shakespeare's plays, fresh rediscoveries of important works of World Theater, and new works inspired by classic literature. Through our Artistic Learning programs, we are devoted to providing meaningful and accessible educational opportunities to a diversity of learners throughout the Greater Bay Area.