Theater review: `Romeo and Juliet’

May 31

Opened May 30, 2009 at the Bruns Amphitheater Alex Morf and Sarah Nealis are the star-crossed young lovers in the California Shakespeare Theater’s season-opening production of Romeo and Juliet. Photos by Kevin Berne Youthful passion, ancient hate heat up Cal Shakes’ `R&J’««« ½ An explosion of color, violence and surprising beauty, the...

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Review: `Twelfth Night’

Sep 14

  Alex Morf (left) is Viola disguised as Cesario and Stephen Barker Turner is Count Orsino in the California Shakespeare Theater’s season-ending production of Twelfth Night. Photos by Kevin Berne   Director’s vision weighs heavily on Cal Shakes’ `Twelfth Night’««   It’s not often you leave a Shakespeare play and feel like...

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Meet the twins: Alex Morf does `Twelfth Night’

Sep 10

And suddenly, Alex Morf was everywhere. Not exactly, but it sure seemed that there was the Bay Area theater scene without Alex Morf, and then with him – in a big way. The wrestler from rural Iowa came to the end of his master’s program at American Conservatory Theater, and his career quite literally took off. While he was in his final year at ACT, he was...

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