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Our California Bridge Tour lands in American Theatre Magazine!

“Cornerstone has become the gold standard for a now-established brand of socially engaged, community-embedded theatre.” – American Theatre Magazine This month Cornerstone Theater and its statewide year-long, California Bridge Tour is featured in American Theatre magazine. Click here to read the full article.

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Agua frescas and planting a garden in Grayson and Westley

Grayson and Westley are small agricultural towns in Stanislaus County. These are towns where people know what’s happening with their neighbors, music and the sound of family celebrations underscore Saturday afternoons, and children ride their bikes after dark. Since July, we’ve made monthly visits to the Grayson United Community Center leading Creative Seeds events. In…

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12 Fun Moments From The California Bridge Tour

Here are some fun photos from our time on the road with the California Bridge Tour!     1. Shakespeare in the sea! (Well, Lake Isabella to be exact) Click here to see the video.     2. Epic hikes in the California mountains.     3. Taking selfies with the cast & crew.     4….

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Weedpatch: The beginning of a 3000 mile journey

Amid the dusty vineyards at the foothills of the San Joaquin Valley is a heartline of the California mythology. The setting of John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath, is now where Cornerstone begins our own migratory journey. In a small town called Weedpatch, we are kicking off a tour that will cover over 3000 California miles….

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Inside Bliss Point with Michelle Farivar: Cast Member & Scholar

I walk into the vault that is Bliss Point rehearsal headquarters and a sea of new faces greets me. The towering large room buzzes with excitement and so much potential and bundled up enthusiasm that the space almost quivers. Fragments of chitter-chatter—‘pleasure to meechou’s, bubbling laughter, intermingled with familiar schmoozing and dry administrative tidbits like…

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Lizzie Cantey: My Journey with Bliss Point

Our community Production Assistant, Lizzie Cantey, works everyday as a member of the Stage Management team to organize, coordinate and maintain order in a very busy rehearsal room. Lizzie shares her journey with addiction and recovery and about her experience working on Bliss Point. Before the script was written, the venues chosen, the roles cast…

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Meet Amelia Yokel: Cast Member in Bliss Point

Meet Amelia Yokel who plays Lara Lyton in our upcoming production of Bliss Point. Amelia shared with us how she came to be involved in the production and what the process has been like to step into her character.   I first heard about Bliss Point when I walked past the Cornerstone office and saw…

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