The Life of the Party
Reprising its hit run in London, this spectacular musical evening stars renowned Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa and friends in a sexy, tantalizing revue of hits from Broadway’s hilarious The Addams Family and tender Big Fish, his award-winning The Wild Party, poignant I Am Harvey Milk, and many more. Expect sensational surprises along the way in this laugh-filled evening of song and sophistication.
August 24, 2016 to September 18, 2016
You Never Can Tell
By George Bernard Shaw At one riotous lunch, Mrs. Clandon, a famed feminist author and lecturer, is accidentally reunited with her estranged husband, while her high-minded eldest daughter tries to stave off a smooth-talking dentist’s advances. Identities are confused, ideals are challenged, and mischief is afoot in this turn-of-the-century romantic farce. What could possibly happen?
August 10, 2016 to September 4, 2016
California Shakespeare Theater
Confederates/ New Works Festival
Confederates By Suzanne Bradbeer Directed by Lisa Rothe Father’s running for President. Daughter’s running wild. And the press is running out of time. With the campaign in full swing, someone unfurls a confederate flag and the scandal hits the fan. The provocative hit of TheatreWorks’ 2015 New Works Festival, this headline-hot political drama is a fresh, fascinating look at today’s muckraking media and the world it relentlessly pursues July 13–August 7, 2016
July 13, 2016 to August 7, 2016
Stanford Live's Summer Season cover image.
Summer at the Bing!
Stanford grad Vienna Teng kicks off the series.
July 16, 2016 to August 3, 2016
Stanford Live
DIRECTED BY RAELLE MYRICK-HODGES PRESENTED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. JULY 6–JULY 31 August Wilson’s fierce drama about family, loyalty, and forgiveness features Bay Area powerhouses Aldo Billingslea as Troy Maxson, a charismatic baseball player-turned-sanitation-worker, and Margo Hall as his wife Rose, whose enduring strength holds the family together. Directed by former Brava Theater Center Artistic Director Raelle Myrick-Hodges, Fences marks Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilson’s Cal Shakes debut.
July 6, 2016 to July 31, 2016
California Shakespeare Theater