Tag: Eric Ting

Cal Shakes’ actors bring ‘Henry VI,’ ‘Richard III’ to life

When it comes to Shakespeare’s history plays, “Henry VI” has always been something of an outlier. Theater companies tend to…

3 months ago

Ancient myth, modern-day Oakland meld in ‘black odyssey’

In Homer’s ancient epic “The Odyssey,” Ulysses sails slowly back to Greece at the end of the Trojan War. Along…

1 year ago

Cal Shakes’ lively ‘As You Like It’ kicks off 2017 season

There was rapture in the air on opening night of “As You Like It” at California Shakespeare Theater -- and…

1 year ago

Cal Shakes brings ‘Othello’ to 21st century

The cast assembles in everyday street clothes, looking like they’ve just arrived for a rehearsal. The stage is mostly bare,…

2 years ago