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Shelton Theater celebrates 25 years in San Francisco with the Bay Area premiere of Tennessee Williams' black comedy play Baby Doll. The story follows a virgin child bride and her alcoholic husband in a revenge plot of seduction and justice. The film was created at the height of Williams' genius and reveals the master storyteller's vision of seduction, empathy and cruelty in the Deep South. This is your chance to see the lurid, controversial tale by the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner who also wrote A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, among other classics.
Winner of the Tony and the Olivier Awards for Best Musical, Crazy For You has wowed audiences on Broadway, the West End and around the world, reclaiming the Gershwin songs into the perfect book musical. The show-stopping production will be an intimate version of the large-scale musical featuring the original Tony-winning choreography of Susan Stroman, recreated by Bay Area Musicals' Founder & Artistic Director, Matthew McCoy, who will also direct. A zany rich-boy-meets-hometown-girl romantic comedy, Crazy For You tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who is sent to Deadrock, Nevada, to foreclose on a rundown theatre. In Deadrock, Bobby falls for spunky Polly Baker, the theater owner's daughter. But Polly takes an instant dislike to the city slicker, so Bobby vows -- through cunning, razzmatazz and a hilarious case of mistaken identity -- to win Polly's heart and save the theater. Filled with memorable Gershwin tunes like "I Got Rhythm," "Naughty Baby," "They Can't Take That Away from Me," "Embraceable You," "But Not for Me," "Nice Work if You Can Get It" and "Someone to Watch Over Me," this show can be enjoyed at San Francisco's Alcazar Theatre.
An innocuous comment at a dinner of two interracial couples leads to a surreal escalation of Cold War-style paranoia. You Mean to Do Me Harm is a psychological exploration of Chinese and American foreign relations, and of the personal relations we hold most dear. Originally produced as part of last season's Sandbox series, this captivating new play closely examines the different perceptions we operate under and the difficulty of setting our own boundaries. See the world premiere of this "master craftsmanship of local playwright Christopher Chen" at the San Francisco Playhouse.
Winner of the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? is about a profoundly unsettling subject: the irrational, confounding and convention-thwarting nature of love. Martin, a hugely successful architect who has just turned 50, leads an ostensibly ideal life with his loving wife and gay teenage son. But when he confides to his best friend that he is also in love with Sylvia, he sets in motion events that will destroy his family and leave his life in tatters. Albee's boundary-pushing play is puzzling, powerful, bawdy and disturbing. Enjoy this incredible play -- the fifth Edward Albee play produced by Custom Made in its 20-year history -- at San Francisco's Custom Made Theatre.
A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is an internationally touring contemporary work set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music. The Hip Hop Nutcracker will feature MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop's founding fathers, opening the show with a short set before rapping the introduction. Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a full-length production performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, DJ and an electric violinist. Through the spells cast by the mysterious Drosselmeyer, Maria-Clara and her prince, Myron, travel back in time to the moment when her parents first meet in a nightclub. Digital scenery transforms E.T.A. Hoffmann's story of a palace of sugarplums into a romance set in 1980s Brooklyn. The dance work celebrates love, community and the magic of New Year's Eve, and is coming to Oakland's Paramount Theatre.
This smash-hit political thriller tells the true and widely unknown story of how Norwegian diplomat Mona Juul, and her husband, social scientist Terje Rød-Larsen, planned and orchestrated top-secret meetings between the State of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, culminating in the historic 1993 Oslo Accords. Through back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics, common ground between the Israeli and Palestinian envoys is carefully unearthed. Oslo is a deeply personal story set against a complex historical canvas, a story about the individuals behind world history and their all too human ambitions. See it at Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley.
Ever wonder how a great play is created? Now's your chance to watch it happen in real time! The Un-Scripted Theater Company presents The Play's the Thing, a full-length stage play improvised before your eyes, with no plan, no edits and no do-overs. Each evening is a brand-new, world-premiere play inspired by your suggestions. Come see what makes San Francisco Narrative Longform Improvisation so unique, by an ensemble that has specialized in it for more than 15 years. This is as live as theater gets!
It's 1950s Hollywood and the Cold War is about to come knocking on silver-screen star Mary Dale's palatial front door. Her husband's method acting class is a front for the Communist party, which threatens to destroy everything she holds dear. Mary must rally to defend her marriage, Hollywood and the American way in this outrageously funny and ironically timely parody from Charles Busch, the master of camp. Enjoy Red Scare On Sunset at New Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. You can come to the bar early and enjoy cocktail specials and music, not to mention that Thursday nights feature a special drag performance pre-show.
The Resting Place is a provocative and intense look at an American family in a cloudburst of crisis. Filled with raw humor, piercing darkness and fierce love, this new play from Ashlin Halfnight addresses familial obligation, guilt and our own complacency and culpability in wrongdoing, asking: How do we reconcile our love for someone with the knowledge of their horrifying transgression? Catch the world premiere of The Resting Place at San Francisco's Magic Theatre.
This cult classic horror/sci-fi parody -- which inspired the 1975 long-running midnight movie beloved by millions -- takes place on a dark and stormy night, as clean-cut sweethearts Brad and Janet find themselves stranded on a lonely road. The innocent couple seeks refuge at the castle of gender-bending mad scientist Dr. Frank N. Furter. Once inside, they have their eyes opened to a whole new world of sex, science -- and maybe even love. Come dance the "Time Warp," and hear all your favorite Rocky Horror hits when this production from Ray of Light Theatre returns to the Victoria Theatre for the fourth year in a row. It's the perfect way to celebrate the Halloween season!
Lynn Nottage's Sweat is about friends and family falling apart. It's about people getting squeezed -- about how the American dream is changing, and how it's letting some people down. Variety declares this Pulitzer-winning play goes "where few playwrights have dared to go." Set in the Rust Belt, moving between 2000 and 2008, this poignant and surprisingly funny Bush-era family drama shines a light on the broken American dream experience for a whole host of people across our country, through the story of a group of friends who find themselves pitted against each other when a union lockout turns their assembly lines into picket lines. Don't miss this timely, vibrant portrait of America from American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Be there when Kat Robichaud presents A Very Scary Misfit Cabaret -- a night of decadence, bawdiness and damsels (not) in distress. Experience the fantastical variety show everyone is talking about, including drag, burlesque, aerial, circus, music and more. There will even be a costume contest during intermission. Featuring Kat Robichaud, whose incredible vocals effortlessly balance everything from razor wit to raw emotion, and The Darling Misfits -- whose bombastic, arena-sized rock n' roll would make Queen proud -- A Very Scary Misfit Cabaret can be enjoyed this Halloween season at San Francisco's Z Space.