CAL SHAKES 2020 GALA – Tickets – Yoshi's Oakland – Oakland, CA – March 7th, 2020



All Ages
Featuring Mercy And The Heartbeats

Celebrate and support California Shakespeare Theater, a leading cultural organization and the Bay Area’s 4th largest professional theater company that provides entertainment, education and benefit to thousands of youth and adults in the East Bay—and beyond! Drink, dine, and dance to your heart's content. Support Cal Shakes while bidding on prizes that include trips to Tuscany and Paris, and multiple $1000 shopping sprees at Nieman Marcus! End the evening with Mercy and the Heartbeats! Playing hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and current radio favorites—this Bay Area band has played around the world including sold-out shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco and a performance on the Jimmy Kimmel Show!

Gala Event Program

(subject to change)

6:00- 6:45 VIP Appy Hour: enjoy appetizers, cocktails, and fun and games in the main lounge

7:00-7:45 Dinner, fun, and games in the Restaurant

7:45-8:45 Concert Hall for dessert & program—Tributes, Live Auction, Make-A-Difference

9:00-9:45 Performance Program: theatrical surprises, special guests, and merry times

9:45-10:30 Musical dance party with Mercy and the Heartbeats, thank you and goodnight!

About Cal Shakes

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Eric Ting and new Managing Director Sarah Williams, the company is a nationally-recognized leader in drawing on the power of authentic, inclusive storytelling to create more vibrant communities. Serving more than 43,000 people annually, Cal Shakes invites people from all walks of life to make deeply-felt connections with our shared humanity through its work onstage, in schools, and with people in non-traditional settings throughout the Bay Area who have little or no access to theater. For more information, visit

Venue Information:
Yoshi's Oakland
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA, 94607