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Our 2021–22 theater season features the live cinema collective Manual Cinema’s production Frankenstein; composer Ted Hearne’s new staged oratorio Place; and Angélique Kidjo’s new music-theater work, Yemandja. Save 25% with a Theater Subscription!

2021/22 Season Theater Events Calendar


Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein

A Cal Performances Co-commission

Oct 31, 2021, 3pm

Ted Hearne and Saul Williams’ Place

West Coast Premiere
Co-created with Patricia McGregor

Mar 12, 2022, 8pm

Angélique Kidjo’s Yemandja

Apr 23, 2022, 8pm
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Violinist Isaac Stern
Barbara Bonney and Anne Sofie von Otter in R. Strauss' "Presentation of the Rose" Scene from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
Brittany Howard performing "You'll Never Walk Alone" from Carousel
Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol Post-Performance Puppet Time

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Carol Christ, Drew Dir, and Jeremy Geffen Artist Conversation

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An artist conversation with composer Darcy James Argue, director Isaac [...]