Mondavi Center is proud to begin their 2017-2018 season with Los Tigres Del Norte, The Cristian Pato Quartet, Garrison Kiellor, and Dorrance Dance, among many others!
September 21, 2017 to October 29, 2017
Tony Award nominee John Douglas Thompson (2017 Broadway: Jitney: A.C.T.: Satchmo at the Waldorf) heads a stellar cast of A.C.T. favorites in Shakespeare’s ghostly tale of revenge, palace intrigue, and madness.
September 20, 2017 to October 15, 2017
A.C.T. /American Conservatory Theatre
Passion that knows no boundaries. When the glamorous but fragile courtesan Violetta Valéry and her admirer Alfredo Germont find love, it seems nothing can keep them apart. But the rules of society and family expectations betray them, and Violetta’s fate takes a tragic turn.
Music by Giuseppe Verdi | Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Sung in Italian with English supertitles
September 23, 2017 to October 17, 2017
San Francisco Opera
Measure for Measure
Deceit and duplicity take center stage in Shakespeare’s dark satire that closes out the 2017 Cal Shakes season. Deftly mixing comedy and tragedy, director Tyne Rafaeli wrestles with questions of consent and agency over one’s body (both politic and personal) in this gritty staging of Measure for Measure.
September 13, 2017 to October 8, 2017
California Shakespeare Theater
Stanford Live this fall
Behind the scenes with Akram Khan, plus the art of soft power, Rob Kapilow on Dvořák and national identities, and more