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SPUNK

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RELEASES
Cal Shakes presents bluesy, dynamic look at love with Spunk



PHOTOS

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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman and Anthony Michael Peterson a.k.a. Tru as Guitar Man in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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The cast of SPUNK; directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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The cast of SPUNK; directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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L. Peter Callender as Sykes and Margo Hall as Delia in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman and Anthony Michael Peterson a.k.a. Tru as Guitar Man in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman and Anthony Michael Peterson a.k.a. Tru as Guitar Man in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman and Anthony Michael Peterson a.k.a. Tru as Guitar Man in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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L. Peter Callender as Slang Talk Man in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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L. Peter Callender as Slang Talk Man and Tyee Tilghman as Jelly in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman, Tyee Tilghman as Jelly, and Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman, Tyee Tilghman as Jelly, and Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman, Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back, and Tyee Tilghman as Jelly in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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L. Peter Callender as Slang Talk Man, Tyee Tilghman as Jelly, and Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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L. Peter Callender as Slang Talk Man in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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L. Peter Callender as Slang Talk Man, Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back, and Tyee Tilghman as Jelly in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Dawn L. Troupe as Blues Speak Woman, L. Peter Callender as Slang Talk Man, and Omoze Idehenre (with back to camera) in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back, Omoze Idehenre as Girl, and Tyee Tilghman as Jelly in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back, Omoze Idehenre as Girl, and Tyee Tilghman as Jelly in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Aldo Billingslea as Sweet Back, Omoze Idehenre as Girl, and Tyee Tilghman as Jelly in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Omoze Idehenre as Missy May and Aldo Billingslea as Joe in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Omoze Idehenre as Missy May and Aldo Billingslea as Joe in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Aldo Billingslea as Joe, Omoze Idehenre as Missy May,  and Tyee Tilghman as Slemmons in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Aldo Billingslea as Joe and Omoze Idehenre as Missy May in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Margo Hall and L. Peter Callender in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Aldo Billingslea as Joe and Omoze Idehenre as Missy May in Cal Shakes’ SPUNK, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Margo Hall and L. Peter Callender in Spunk, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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Margo Hall and L. Peter Callender in Spunk, directed by Patricia McGregor; photo by Kevin Berne.
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VIDEO & AUDIO











Here are a couple of original musical compositions by Anthony Michael Peterson, a.k.a. Tru, who plays Guitar Man in our upcoming production of Spunk. These tracks, recorded by Will McCandless, are similar to the original music Tru is adding to Chic Street Man’s already smokin’ score.

Tru’s ukulele ditty
Tru’s acoustic number
Tru on slide guitar


COVERAGE

"Seven irresistible performers, the primal potency of the blues, and the storytelling wizardry of Zora Neale Hurston weave a blissful magic."

SF Chronicle


“Everything about this production ... is pitch perfect.”
—Theater Dogs

“Stylishly directed by Patricia McGregor, and performed by a vibrant seven-member cast, each tale emerges an eminently theatrical human drama.”
SF Examiner


“Zora Neale Hurston is resurrected again.”
—East Bay Express


“A fantastic night of theater that only leaves you wanting more”

SFist


"The very strong cast ... seem to effortlessly immerse themselves in a long-gone era to vibrantly spin the trio of engaging yarns."
San Jose Mercury News


“Each story is as affecting as it is entertaining, and the musical interludes between them bring the whole thing together beautifully.”
—The Idiolect



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