2-Ticket Package to The Custom Made Theatre Company
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All offers for 2-Show Package: Little Brother and A Bright Room Called Day have expired.
The last date listed for 2-Show Package: Little Brother and A Bright Room Called Day was January 13, 2012 - January 22, 2012 and March 9, 2012 - March 21, 2012.
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Sure, war is hell, but when author Kurt Vonnegut is telling the tale, it can be hellishly funny, too. Perhaps the greatest American humorist since Twain, Vonnegut (Cat's Cradle, Breakfast of Champions) is at his absolutely best in Slaughterhouse-Five, recounting the horrors of World War II with sly wit, sci-fi zaniness and the profound insight of a survivor and veteran. Now the Custom Made Theatre Co. brings this modern literary masterpiece to the stage with a brilliant adaptation by Oscar winner Eric Simonson. An ensemble of 11 actors plays dozens of characters in a production enriched with Vonnegut-inspired animations and an evocative set. Deeply hilarious from the get-go -- and increasingly moving as the story progresses -- Slaughterhouse-Five is one play you won't soon forget. Learn More
Little Brother — January 13, 2012 – January 22, 2012
World Premiere. Adapted from the bestselling novel by Cory Doctorow, Little Brother 17-year-old tech hacker Marcus is suddenly apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security for days of merciless interrogation on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. When no one besides his friends believes his story, he’s left with only one option: take down the system himself. Little Brother is a love letter to the Bay, a sweet teenage romance, and a frightening predictor of things to come.
A Bright Room Called Day — March 9, 2012 – March 21, 2012
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America comes a powerful portrayal of individuals confronted with political catastrophe. A Bright Room Called Day follows a group of artists and activists struggling for preservation in 1930s Berlin as Germany surrenders to the seduction of fascism. The play creates a stark counterpoint between then and now through the passionate outpourings of Zillah, a slightly paranoid and extremely passionate contemporary American woman, sifting through the past in Berlin. Kushner’s first play is a lyrical, savagely funny piece of theatre, as well as a warning in these troublesome times.
About the Ticket Supplier: Custom Made Theatre Co.
Winner of multiple SF Bay Critic Circle awards, including the Best Overall Play of 2012 (Edward Albee’s The Play About the Baby), The Custom Made Theatre Co. is a San Francisco-based not-for-profit theatre dedicated to ensemble-based, socially relevant productions. Custom Made, now in its 16th season, is the managing company of the Gough Street Playhouse, an intimate thrust theatre, where the company presents a six play season, along with numerous free readings, workshops and classes.