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RE: Masquers Playhouse presents The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard

For more info, contact:
Publicist: Peter Budinger (510) 712-0291 or publicity@masquers.org

The Real Thing, the classic comedy by Tom Stoppard, opens August 28 at Masquers Playhouse in Point Richmond. One of the theatrical giants of his generation, Tom Stoppard is a reigning genius of thought-provoking drama. His work has brought him an Oscar, four Tony Awards, and a knighthood. In The Real Thing, he brings his brilliant wordplay, wit, and insight to illuminate the nature — and the mystery — of love. 1984 TONY WINNER: BEST PLAY. Directed by Robert Estes.

featuring Erika Bakse, Darek Burkowski, Robyn Gray, Sarah Nowicki, Liam Robertson, Bessie Zolno

Production Manager……………………………..Debbi Sandmann
Stage Manager…………………….Renee Echavez
Lighting/Sound Designer…….Michael O’Brien
Set Designer………………………..Norm DeVeyra
Costume Designer………………Paula Dodd Aiello
Props……………………………………Denise Yerby
Dialect Coach…………………Rebecca Castelli

Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm with Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm on September 6, 13 and 20. The show plays through September 26. Tickets are $22 and all seats are general admission. Tickets can be purchased on line at www.masquers.org or by calling (510) 232-4031. The playhouse is located off of Highway 580 (Richmond Parkway exit) at 105 Park Place, Point Richmond across from the Hotel Mac.

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Press photos below. Click on thumbnail for hi-res version.
PHOTO CREDIT: BUDINGER & SCARPELLI

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Darek Burkowski and Sarah Nowicki  in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing at Masquers Playhouse.

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Darek Burkowski and Sarah Nowicki  in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing at Masquers Playhouse.

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Darek Burkowski and Sarah Nowicki  in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing at Masquers Playhouse.

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Erika Bakse, Bessie Zolno, and Darek Burkowski in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing at Masquers Playhouse.

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Robyn Gray and Sarah Nowicki in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing at Masquers Playhouse.

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Erika Bakse and Liam Robertson in Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing at Masquers Playhouse.

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