Venue Details

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Bruns Amphitheater
100 Gateway Blvd. Orinda, CA 94563
510-548-9666
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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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190 events
181 reviews
86 stars
attended Jun 08 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed the play, with main characters and families involved in several of the stories. Plenty of humor, wit, major life/death issues, interesting plot lines, excellent acting with the ensemble members playing numerous characters...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 08 2010

I love the improvements at Cal Shakes, and the wine and cheese tasting were an added bonus. Too bad the adaptation from Steinbeck did not satisfy. I did not care enough about the story to come back after intermission.

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345 reviews
49 stars
attended Jun 08 2010

This was very loooong. It was a bunch of mini-plays all wrapped into one. Some of the sections were really good and well acted. I really liked the actress that played the school teacher and the scenario with the mother and mentally unstable...continued

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Description

Adapted by Octavio Solis

Directed by Jonathan Moscone

Developed in collaboration with Word for Word Performing Arts Company

Based on The Pastures of Heaven by John Steinbeck

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.