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Staged Reading - The Two Of Us

By Michael Frayn

A staged Reading

Directed by Vicki Siegel & Anna Andersen

Tuesday - July 31, 2012 8 p.m.


THE TWO OF US (1970),each featuring two actors.  Our production is co-directed by the playwright Vicki Siegel (A Hot Day in Ephesus) and the veteran director Anna Andersen (Pseudolus.)

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Staged Reading - The Real Thing

By Tom Stoppard

A Staged Reading

Directed by Mathew Surrence

Tuesday - February 7, 2012 at  8 p.m.


ONE NIGHT ONLY - $5 - $10 sliding scale (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

The Real Thing is a play by Tom Stoppard, first performed in 1982. Stoppard's ("Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead", "Shakespeare in Love", and our current main stage production "Arcadia") THE REAL THING examines the nature of honesty, and its use of a play within a play is one of many levels on which the author teases the audience with the difference between semblance and reality.

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Improv at AE - with the Streetlight People

Improvised Theater
One Night Only
Sunday - October 28, 2012  7PM

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley presents a night of improvisational theatre featuring THREE VETERAN IMPROV groups, including one group which specializes in Shakespearean improvisation.  $10.00  Click here for online:  TICKETS

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Staged Reading - Pseudolus

By Plautus

A staged Reading

Adapted and Directed by Anna Andersen

Tuesday - May 15th, 2012 8 p.m.


Actors Ensemble is proud to announce the third in our 2012 Spring Staged Reading Series, PSEUDOLUS, by the comic Roman playwright Plautus - his play THE MENAECHMI was the source for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, also presented in our Spring Series, which in turn is the source for A HOT DAY IN EPHESUS, our 2012 Spring Musical.

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Thank You

Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $5,200.00 awarded in 2016. This will enable us to continue to provide free or low cost opportunities for community members to participate in the life changing activities of theater arts.

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