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"Hamlet at Hilltop" - Actors Ensemble announces an extension of "Hamlet" with two performances at The Shops at Hilltop.

Actors Ensemble continues our 61st season with William Shakespeare's greatest play, "Hamlet", presented two nights only at The Shops at Hilltop Mall, Richmond. This version of Hamlet is  an accessible and innovative 105-minute version emphasizing the ensemble.   Adapted and directed by Stanley Spenger, with over 40 years of experience acting in and directing Shakespeare.

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by William Shakespeare
directed by Stanley Spenger

Opening Wednesday, July 4th
July 7,8, 14, 15, 21, and 22. At 4 PM
John Hinkel Park, 41 Somerset Place
Berkeley, CA, 94710

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An Afternoon With Julia

Actors Ensemble, in cooperation with Mountain View Cemetery, presents "An Afternoon With Julia", an adaptation of "Arches, Balance, and Light", both by Bay Area playwright Mary Spletter. Directed by Michael R. Cohen. Presented two afternoons only, September 29th and 30th, both at 2 p.m., at the Mountain View Cemetery Chapel

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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