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Free Jazz Brunch

Connecting Educators and Artists

Play On Shakespeare invites you to a free Jazz Brunch to celebrate educators in the Bay Area and explore modern-verse translations of Shakespeare. Our goal is to connect educators and artists, and we are thrilled to host a space for in-depth conversation and celebration.

Jazz Brunch Info

Date: Saturday, October 22nd, 2022
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Lake Chalet – 1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible
*Please bring your masks for the health and safety of all participants.

Jazz Brunch Agenda

12:30 p.m. – Doors open. Appetizers and drinks served.
1:00 p.m. – Main course and dessert are served. Opening remarks.
2:00 p.m. – Demo performances, followed by a panel discussion.
3:15 p.m. – Music, mingling, closing remarks.
4:00 p.m. – End of event.



Live jazz music by The Speakeasies

Demo Performances

Cast: William Hodgson & Catherine Castellanos
Translations: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Jeff Whitty & King Lear by Marcus Gardley

Panel: Try It In Translation

Featuring Sherri Young, Sean San José, & Lisa Ramirez

About Play On Shakespeare

Play On Shakespeare is a non-profit company promoting and creating contemporary modern translations of Shakespeare’s plays. Play On partners with artists and organizations across the globe to deliver and advocate for these translations through different channels, including theatrical productions, podcasts, publications, and film.