Cal Poly Pomona

Southern California Shakespeare Festival



Directed by Guest Director, Josh Machamer

OPENING WEEKEND: Four weekends
Saturday September 13, 2014, 8:00 PM - Opening night and the 'Gala'
Sunday September 14, - 2:00 PM


Saturday October 4 - 8:00 PM
Sunday October 5 - 2:00 PM

Saturday, September 13 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 14 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, September 20 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 21 - 2:00 PM
Friday, September 26 - 8:00 PM: Friday night!
Saturday, September 27 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, September 28 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 4 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 5 - 2:00 PM



Studio Theatre
Theatre Building 25-110



Purchase on-line tickets:

Tickets $15.00 general admission
$12.00 for seniors, students, faculty/staff

Box Office: 909-869-3800

Box office is open on our Saturday performance nights from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. and on our Sunday matinees from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m.

SCSF performs in the Studio Theatre which is an intimate space of 72 seats. Reservations must be made in advance as we sell out quickly.

Please pick up your tickets by 7:45 p.m. for Saturday night performances and by 1:45 p.m. on Sunday for matinee performances.

All tickets will be released at the times listed above.

Concessions open at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday performances and 1:00 p.m. for Sunday matinees.

Opening Remarks from Artistic Director Linda Bisesti

Welcome to the Tenth season of the the Southern California Shakespeare Festival. We are delighted to perform William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar directed by guest director Josh Machamer. We hope you will continue to support SCSF as you have done throughout our last successful nine seasons of producing sold-out Shakespeare for the Pomona community and Inland Empire.

The Southern California Shakespeare Festival, SCSF, is a professional AEA, Actors' Equity Association company, in residence at Cal Poly Pomona with guest AEA actors, student actors and designers from Cal Poly Pomona's Department of Theatre and New Dance. SCSF operates under the Los Angeles 99 seat plan.

Our Tenth season will run Saturday nights with a 8:00 p.m. curtain and Sundays with a 2:00 p.m. matinee. Opening weekend is Saturday, September 13th and Sunday 14th, with our annual Gala on September 13th after our show. Our Gala has an array of raffle prizes and a reception immediately following the performance.

The dates of the remaining shows over our four week run are as posted above. You can get further information by calling 909-869-3800 or by visiting our website at:

The direct Box-office line is 909-869-3800 which we will check starting August 27, 2014. Reservations must be paid for in-advance and are easily reserved on our website: .

Thank you for your support and looking forward to seeing you at William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

Linda Bisesti, Artistic Director of SCSF, Professor, Theatre and New Dance Department

Mission of the Southern California Shakespeare Festival, SCSF

The mission of the Southern California Shakespeare Festival, SCSF, is to establish a classical, professional repertory Theatre Company, dedicated to nurturing artists, student-artists and enriching the diverse community of Pomona and the Inland Empire. SCSF endeavors to explore the eternal human questions seeking to enlighten and excite contemporary audiences with the timeless relevance of Shakespeare's literature. We are committed to providing our community with a professional theatre company of multicultural actors and students that will reach our diverse audience.

Our inaugural production of King John summer 2005 played to sold out houses as have our eight consecutive seasons of The Winter's Tale, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Richard The Third, and The Tempest. SCSF thanks the Department of Theatre and New Dance, the University, The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, and the Associated Student Inc. for their support.

Linda Bisesti, Artistic Director of SCSF, is a Professor in the Theatre Arts department, where she is the Head of Acting, teaching voice, acting and directs. She is a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher and a working professional of AEA, SAG-AFTRA.