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Image Gallery

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A view of the George & Sue Bruns Plaza and the Sharon Simpson Center; photo by Jay Yamada.

  Patrons head to the new café for some pre-show refreshments; photo by Jay Yamada.  
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The café glows in the early evening; photo by Jay Yamada

  Dining under the pistachios in the George & Sue Bruns Plaza; photo by Jay Yamada.  
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A tour group examines the Joffa & Ellen Dale Living Roof; photo by Jay Yamada.

 

The Moscone Green Room, furnished and ready for actors; photo by Paul Doyle.

 
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Associate Artists Catherine Castellanos and Dan Hiatt greet a tour in the Moscone Green Room during our open house on July 24, 2010; photo by Jay Yamada.   Patrons explore the new basement storage area and backstage at our open house on July 24, 2010; photo by Jay Yamada.

 
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A view of the new dressing rooms; photo by Paul Doyle.

 

A matinee crowd heads into the amphitheater for a performance; photo by Jay Yamada.

 
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At intermission, patrons flock to the café for Peet’s coffee & tea; photo by Jay Yamada.

Click here to see more photos from the construction process.
     

In the News

San Francisco Business Times
“Cal Shakespeare wraps $8.7M redo”, 6.2.10

Dramatic Differences: “Building for the Future” raises $7.8 million, readies opening of new Artist and Patron Center

Lamorinda Weekly
Bruns Amphitheater Improved for Cal Shakes 2010 Season


San Francisco Chronicle

Cal Shakes to break ground on major renovation

Inside Bay Area/The Oakland Tribune
Curtain Calls: Cal Shakes' dream soon to be reality

KERA Art & Seek Blog
DTC Alum Shaking Up the California Shakespeare Theater

Los Angeles Times
Culture Monster


Download issues of SiteLINES (PDF format)

 
SiteLines1Issue 1, November 2008: “Why Build?”, profile of donors George and Sue Bruns
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SiteLines2Issue 2, July 2009: Profiles of Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects and donors Joffa and Ellen Dale
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SiteLines2Issue 3, October 2009: Groundbreaking, profile of campaign donors Rick and Barbara Bennett
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Issue 4, April 2010:
The journey thus far, a conversation with Jerry Overaa, profile of donors Bea & Dick Heggie
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SiteLines2Issue 5, August 2010: A Truly Grand Opening, profile of donors Margaret and Craig Issacs
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Download our campaign brochure (PDF format)

Campaign Brochure
Click here to download a pdf of the Building For the Future brochure

 

 

Press Kit

Click here to download the
complete press kit as a zipped file.

Download individual press kit items:
Campaign Announcement
Campaign Committee
Campaign Honor Roll of Donors
Campaign Honor Naming Opportunities
Campaign Sustainability
LMSA Profile
Overaa Profile
Watercolor Rendering courtesty of LMS
Building for the Future Campaign Brochure





Video



Watch highlights from the September 19, 2009, press conference, when we announced our campaign to the public. Featuring Managing Director Susie Falk, Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone, Associate Artist L. Peter Callender, and Campaign Co-Chair Jim Roethe.







 



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