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1784 Star Starred
Bruns Amphitheater
100 Gateway Blvd. Orinda, CA 94563
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 54 members
Review from HDog

At first, I was skeptical. The stage, the wardrobe, the overall feel.... Fifteen minutes in and I was sold! My girlfriend and I LOVED this interpretation! By the end of the play, not only were we emotionally invested in these characters, but also...continued

reviewed Sep 16 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Dan Seda

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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Review from C.C.

Good 'updated-modernized' version; musical interludes & actors going into audience made it more engaging. Bats flying overhead & chirping crickets added to the 'forest' environment. Our 'complimentary' Goldstar seats were at far sidelines & it was...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.

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