Venue Details

254 Star Starred
Bruns Amphitheater
100 Gateway Blvd. Orinda, CA 94563
510-548-9666
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Member Tips

HDog
Dress warmly, in laters. Bring blankets to cover up.
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HDog
Arrive early, prepare to walk a bit!
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HDog
Being food, bring drink, be merry!
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C.C.
Check to see if any 'specials'; this was 'college pizza night'
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Jenny K.
Come early to enjoy a picnic in the gorgeous eucalyptus grove!
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Jenny K.
Try to arrive early to attend a "grove talk" so you can learn about the play beforehand
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Reviews & Ratings

54 ratings
4.6 average rating
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25 events
13 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... 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... continued

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Miss Moonshine Red Velvet
22 events
12 reviews
41 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... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.calshakes.org/v4/ourplays/midsummer.html

Description

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.