Persuasion Insights from the Playwright

Persuasion at Livermore Shakes starts July 7th BY JENNIFER LE BLANC Hi! I’m Jennifer Le Blanc, I adapted Jane Austen’s novel, Persuasion, for the stage. I’m so excited that Livermore Shakespeare Festival will be producing it this summer with Mary Ann Rodgers...

Let’s Celebrate

How to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the death of a raunchy British icon…Livermore Shakes style… So by now we all know that 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s legacy, right? Yes, we are kind of celebrating the milestone of his death, but not...

Livermore Shakespeare Festival Blog

June 15, 2012 Traveling Players By Peggy Riley Dramaturge     The tradition of traveling players is almost as old as theater itself, encompassing performers from the pageant wagons of Medieval Europe to the roving bands and Commedia troupes of Renaissance Italy to the...