A comedy by John Cariani
Directed by Carol Chacon
March 14 – April 13
On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend – almost – in this delightful midwinter night’s dream.Read More | Buy Tickets
2014 Altarena Youth Theater
Conveniently located at our theater in central Alameda, the Altarena Youth Theater offers young people of all skill levels the opportunity to to learn the “ins and outs” of theater life, both on the stage and behind the curtain. Campers have a chance to participate in a professional audition process, stage a one act production, and help choreograph an end-of-the-show dance routine.
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Alice Chalip writes for Contra Costa Times: “[Director] John Maio has not only chosen fine leading players but a cast ...
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Altarena Playhouse is holding open auditions for “Boeing Boeing”, directed by Timothy Beagley.
Non-AEA, stipend provided.
It’s the 1960s, and in this hilarious farce, swinging bachelor Bernard couldn’t be happier: a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses, one American, one Italian and one German, all engaged to him without knowing about each other during their frequent [...]
Altarena Playhouse has been certified as a Bay Area Green Business! Altarena is dedicated to green, sustainable practices on stage and behind the scenes. We are proud to have been recognized by the Bay Area Green Business Program.
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Altarena’s season-topping The Song Of The Nightingale has been profiled in both the Contra Costa Times and the Alamedan.
The article by Sally Hogarty of the Times tracks the brand new musical’s development from a germ of an idea by playwright Min Kahng through a staged reading at the Frederick L. Chacon Little Theatre at Alameda [...]