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Lura Dolas as Rebecca and Annette Bening as Rowena in Ivanhoe, 1983. #calshakes40

Miki Kim (left) as the servant of Charmin & Lura Dolas as Cleopatra in ANTONY AND CLEAOPATRA, 1991. #calshakes40th

Ooh, here's a good 'un: Baby Howard Swain & Annette Bening in All's Well That Ends Well (1983); photo by Bob Hsiang. #CalShakes40th

Marco Barricelli as Antony and Lura Dolas as Cleopatra in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, 1991. Photo credit: David Allen #calshakes40th

Howard Swain, Kandis Chapell and Kate Heasley as the Witches in Macbeth. 1983. #calshakes40th

Commodore Norrington. The reason I watch Pirate of the Caribbean today. Originally (10 years ago!), I watched it for Orlando Bloom. Now it's for Jack Davenport.

The Other Boleyn Girl

Lady Elizabeth Boleyn (Kristin Scott Thomas) The other Boleyn girl (2008)

Kandis Chappell as Witch, Julian Lopez-Morillas as Macbeth, and Howard Swain as Witch in Macbeth, 1983. #calshakes40th

elizabeth golden age | Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I from Elizabeth: The Golden Age

The Other Boleyn Girl

Cary Elwes and Helena Bonham Carter in Lady Jane (1986) Costume Designers: Sue Blane and David Perry

Gorgeous dress and hair (Elizabeth Golden Age, 2007)

Julian Lopez-Morillas and Howard Swain as Lear and Fool in King Lear, 1991 #calshakes40th

"War and Peace" (1965-1967).Russian actress Savelieva.

I never really loved the colour on her, I think it would have looked nicer in a deeper shade but I love the dress style and her whole headress, hair thing. This is the kind of costume I'd love to wear to a renaissance fair.

Talk about a throwback Thursday! Here is beautiful Nancy Carlin as Celia and Michael Oliver as Oliver. As You Like It, 1975 #calshakes40th

Marilyn Prince as Moth and Tony Amendola as Don Adriano De Armado in Love’s Labour’s Lost, 1984. #calshakes40th

Howard Swain as Puck and Dan Hiatt as Bottom in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, the first production at the Bruns, 1991; photo by David Allen.

Alison Pill portrays Maud/Empress Matilda, cousin of King Stephen, in “The Pillars of the Earth” a TV miniseries on ENCORE Although never formally crowned she was the first queen of England to rule in her own right. check out http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/queen-matilda.htm