Cal Shakes Announces Special Events for LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN, 8/14-9/8


California Shakespeare has announced its special events during LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN. Details below!

Inside Scoop, Monday, July 29, 7pm, Orinda Library, 26 Orinda Way, Orinda, CA

Audiences are invited to a sneak peek at the upcoming production halfway through the rehearsal process with Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone in conversation with WINDERMERE cast members , moderated by Resident Dramaturg Dr. Philippa Kelly. Complimentary sweet treats and Peet's coffee is served. This event is free and open to the public.

Opening Night After-Party with the cast, August 17, following the performance

Experience the excitement of the opening night performance and then mingle with the cast and creative team at a complimentary post-show party. Party is included in the ticket price for that night's show.

Tuesday Tastings, Tuesday, August 20, 27, September 3, beginning at 6pm

Taste the best of the Bay Area's wine, beer, coffee, sweets, and savories for free on Tuesdays before the performance. Tasting vendors for ROMEO AND JULIET are:

Aug 20 Caravel Wines and Dandelion Chocolates

Aug 27 Peet's Coffee

Sep 3 Periscope Cellars and Dr. Kracker

Open-captioned performance, Wednesday, August 21, 7:30pm

Special seating and opening-captioning for hearing-impaired patrons, who can read the text and dialogue on a digital screen. Purchase tickets for section A online at, or call the Box Office at 510.548.9666. For groups of 10 or more, email or call510.809.3290.

Meet the Artists, Sunday, August 18 and September 1, following the 4pm performance

Audience members enjoy an opportunity to engage in a lively discussion about the production with cast members following select 4pm matinee performances. Free and open to the public.

InSight Matinee, Sunday, August 25, following the 4pm matinee

Explore the world of the play through an informal dialogue with the production's dramaturg following select 4pm performances. Free and open to the public


Grove Talks, 45 minutes before each performance

Led by resident Grove Talks speakers, these free, informal 20-minute talks are held on site 45 minutes before each and every performance in the ADA-accessible Grove Talk grove, offering invaluable insight into the play and the production.

The Triangle Lab Wall

A permanent installation during the 2013 season, the Triangle Lab Wall provides patrons with the opportunity to respond to questions raised by each production. For more information, visit

California Shakespeare Theater's production of Lady Windermere's Fan, written by Oscar Wilde and directed by Christopher Liam Moore runs August 14 - September 8, 2013.

Designed by Annie Smart (Sets), Meg Neville (Costumes), York Kennedy (Lights), Will McCandless (sound),
Philippa Kelly (Resident Dramaturg), Lynne Soffer* (Dialect Coach) with Laxmi Kumaran* (Rehearsal stage manager) and Dierdre Rose Holland* (Performance stage manager)

Featuring Aldo Billingslea* (Lord Windermere), L. Peter Callender* (Mr. Dumby), James Carpenter* (Lord Augustus), Dan Clegg* (Cecil Graham), Nick Gabriel* (Lord Darlington), Emily Kitchens* (Lady Windermere), Rami Margron* (Lady Plymdale/Lady Agatha/Rosalie), Stacy Ross* (Mrs. Erlynne), Danny Scheie* (Duchess of Berwick/Lady Jedburgh), Tyee Tilghman* (Hopper), and Bruce Carlton (Parker)

*Member of Actor's Equity

Previews August 14, 15, and 16 at 8pm. Press Opening August 17 at 8pm. The show runs Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm; Saturday Matinee, September 7 at 2pm; and Sundays at 4pm. Grounds open two hours prior to show time for picnicking at the Bruns Amphitheater, 100 California Shakespeare Theater Way (formerly 100 Gateway Blvd), Orinda, CA 94563 (just off Highway 24 at the California Shakespeare Theater Way/Wilder Rd. exit, one mile east of the Caldecott Tunnel.) Complimentary ADA-accessible shuttle from Orinda BART beginning 90 minutes prior to curtain. Complimentary parking onsite.

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