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100 Gateway Blvd. Orinda, CA 94563
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"Titus Andronicus"
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4.5 average rating
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attended Jun 02 2011

Amazing production. Why don't we see this play produced more often? Blood and sex galore! bring warm clothes, in case the fog rolls in! Great food and drink for purchase, too. Take BART + the Shakes' shuttle!

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attended Jun 02 2011

Excellent play--I really enjoyed it!

I did a lot of reading about the play before going, and I almost changed my mind because of the theme of revenge and all the violence. But I'm really glad I went as the acting was terrific, and the play was...continued

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View Paloma H. Young’s costume sketches and the set model for the Cal Shakes production of Titus Andronicus

Description

For the first time in its 38-year history, Cal Shakes presents Titus Andronicus_, the young Shakespeare’s virtuosic spin on the revenge tragedies popular in his day. Associate Artist James Carpenter will play the title character; Joel Sass (Pericles, Macbeth_) will return to direct. “It’s about a society torn apart, and how its citizens attempt to knit themselves together again,” says Sass. “Titus is one of Shakespeare’s oldest plays, but it is undeniably a play for our time: a sophisticated blend of heart-stopping drama and pitch black humor.”