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King Lear

By William Shakespeare
Adapted & Directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone
August 22 - September 7, 2015
Saturdays & Sundays - 4PM
Special Show Monday September 7 - 4PM

At the John Hinkel Park Amphitheatre

KING LEAR An ensemble production which condenses and intensifies this seminal family tragedy with striking visuals, physicality and live music. A collaboration between Inferno Theatre and Actors Ensemble of Berkeley – our second consecutive year following last year’s highly-regarded Penthesilea.

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By Walter Halsey Davis

Directed by Michael R. Cohen

Fridays & Saturday, January 9th - 31st, 2015 at 8pm

Sunday Matinees January 18th & 25th at 2pm

Panhandle by Emmy Award winning playwright and screenwriter Walter Halsey Davis, a play with music directed by Michael R. Cohen. Photos

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Five Women Wearing The Same Dress

By Alan Ball

Directed by Zara Benner

Opens March 27th, 2015

Friday & Saturday 8 PM

FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS - During an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below.

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Adapted & Directed by Robert Estes
June 20th - July 5th, 2015
Holiday Show July 3
Saturdays & Sundays - 4PM
At John Hinkel Park

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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 $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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Actors Ensemble of Berkeley - P.O. Box 663 - Berkeley - California - 94701 ¦ Our Answering Service: (510) 649-5999 ¦

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Federal Tax ID #946139640, since 04-1967