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Theatricum Botanicum

Theatricum Botanicum Theatre Camp Guide

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1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga,CA 90290

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Camp Type: Day
Session Length: 4 Weeks
Camp Focus: Shakespeare, Theatre

Consider that the camp is designed to excite young people to Shakespeare through ensemble storytelling techniques. Children who enjoy working in a group and have the ability for sustained concentration have fun and flourish in our camp.

Theatricum Botanicum is a natural outdoor sanctuary for the arts that has been delighting visitors for nearly five decades. Lovers of Shakespeare, socially relevant plays, botany, California history, music, and arts education alike find community in this truly special place. Theatricum is a unique space where the beauty and trials of humanity are thrown into striking relief against the incredible back drop of Topanga Canyon’s lush and rustic natural surroundings.

Theatricum Botanicum's HOLIDAY FAMILY FAIRE to Feature John C. Reilly & More
November 09, 2021

A live rendition starring Kiefo Nilsson (Harry’s son) and a 14-piece band, and narrated by celebrated actor/musician John C. Reilly, will be the centerpiece of a Holiday Family Faire, presented by Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum at its spectacular outdoor venue in Topanga on Saturday, Dec. 11. (Rain date: Dec. 18.)

The Vagrancy Calls For Michigan-Based Playwrights to Submit For 2021-22 Writers' Group
October 10, 2021

Award-winning theatre company The Vagrancy will begin accepting submissions for its 2021/2022 writers' group on Tuesday, October 12th 2021. This year's theme is Truth and Relativity.

The Adobe Theater to Present Tom Allard Storytelling Performance and Workshop
September 15, 2021

The Adobe Theater will present a Tom Allard STORYTELLING CONCERT Saturday, October 2nd at 7.30pm and STORYTELLING WORKSHOP/INTERACTIVE Sunday, October 3rd at pm.

The Vagrancy Announces A Call For Playwrights
September 07, 2021

The Vagrancy's writing group is a nine-month-long development process that supports selected playwrights in the creation of new, original theatre. From October to May, the group will meet every other Wednesday evening (allowing for holiday breaks) to read and discuss the plays-in-progress.

The Adobe Theater Presents LIVE! TOM ALLARD Story Telling and Workshop in October
September 07, 2021

Tom Allard is a member of the Loyal Shawnee band of the Cherokee nation. He was born in Ada, Oklahoma, an Air Force “brat” and grew up on various air bases in the U.S. and Germany, though his “home” was always given as Big Cabin, Oklahoma.

Photos: International City Theatre Presents CLOSELY RELATED KEYS
August 23, 2021

International City Theatre returns to the stage after 18 long months with a compelling family drama by multiple award-winning Los Angeles-based playwright Wendy Graf.

LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Willow Geer Discuss JULIUS CAESAR
August 23, 2021

Actress, Willow Geer discusses the character she plays in JULIUS CAESAR at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. Enjoy!

Listen: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Jackie Nicole Discuss A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
August 10, 2021

Actress, Jackie Nicole discusses the character she play in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum. Enjoy!

BWW Review: THE LAST, BEST SMALL TOWN at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum
August 02, 2021

John Guerra's new play brings Thornton Wilder's 'Our Town' up to date with its sensitive portrayal of two families - one white and one Latino - in modern-day Fillmore, California.

International City Theatre Returns to the Stage With CLOSELY RELATED KEYS
July 30, 2021

Living in New York shortly after September 11, Julia Dolan (Mason) is an up-and-coming corporate attorney whose carefully constructed life begins to crumble when she learns she has a half-sister (Mohammadi) — a Muslim who has fled Iraq. Neyla plays the violin and wants to audition for Julliard, but Julia is wary. Is there more to Neyla's story?

Theatricum's UNDER THE OAKS Salon Series Brings Performance and Song To The Topanga Woods
July 29, 2021

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum presents Under the Oaks, four evenings of performance and song on Theatricum's spectacular outdoor stage in Topanga.

BWW Review: Compact JULIUS CAESAR Comes Up Short at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum
July 26, 2021

'A lean an hungry look,' Julius Caesar’s oft-quoted descriptor for Cassius, is an apt metaphor for the season-opening production of JULIUS CAESAR at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, and not always in a good way. The leanness box is dutifully checked, but director Ellen Geer’s production could certainly be hungrier and more thought out.

Theatricum Botanicum Presents THE LAST, BEST SMALL TOWN
June 30, 2021

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum presents the world premiere of The Last, Best Small Town, a modern-day “Our Town” by L.A.-based Latinx playwright John Guerra. Performances begin Saturday, July 31 on Theatricum's beautiful outdoor stage in Topanga, where they continue through Nov. 7.

Theatricum Returns with Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
June 17, 2021

Two beloved plays by William Shakespeare are set to welcome audiences back to the spectacular outdoor venue at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum this summer.

Theatricum Botanicum Returns To Live Performances With Outdoor 2021 Summer Season
May 20, 2021

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum will return to live performance at its unique and stunning outdoor amphitheater in Topanga with a summer repertory season of three plays July 10 through Nov. 7. Theatricum will open the season on Saturday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. with a fresh look at Julius Caesar.