Preview: Thursday, August 27 at 8:00pm
Opens: Friday, August 28 at 8:00pm, champagne reception after the show!
Closes: Sunday, September 20, 2:00pm
Northern California premiere
Take a 70-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a budding African-American actress working as a lady’s maid for a white Hollywood starlet. When they’re both cast in the same Southern epic, Vera’s career — and controversial legacy — are launched.
“A satisfying screwball comedy in which Nottage uses stereotypes to expose them…” —Vogue
Special events for By the Way, Meet Vera Stark:
Ticketed patrons enjoy wine tasting courtesy of Twining Vine Estate Winery before the show.
Want to learn more about “Vera Stark,” the play and the playwright? Click HERE for notes from Artistic Director, Susan E. Evans
Announcing our 2015-16 Season: Revelations
Aug. 27 – Sept. 20, 2015
Nov. 5 – 29, 2015
Feb. 11 – Mar. 6, 2016
April 8 – 17, 2016
May 19 – June 12, 2016
Design your own season package! Choose 3 or 4 theatre shows, all 4 opening nights, all 4 previews or all 3 chorus concerts! Call our Box Office at 510-881-6777 for more information.