Venue Details

796 Star Starred
A.C.T.
near the corner of Geary and Mason 415 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-749-2ACT
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Member Tips

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MelgarKike
Le colonial rstaurant
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Janis
The theater was cool, so dress appropriately.
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Pauline
I didn't find the theater cool, but actually warm. Perhaps dress in layers?
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Pauline
Grand Cafe in the next block
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Pauline
Take BART and walk through Union Square with its Christmas lights before heading to the theater
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Tina C
Theatre has small squeeze seats, so the less bulk you have with you, the better.
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Reviews & Ratings

232 ratings
4.5 average rating
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7 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Dec 02 2012

My girlfriend and I have been anticipating this show for a while now. We attened the 5:30 show on a Sunday evening. Arrived about 15 minutes late to the theater, but only... continued

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29 events
20 reviews
34 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

Better than expected. There is a lot of effort put in the effects, so it's sometimes a little bit spooky (not scary though). Even my 12 year old daughter enjoyed it, and... continued

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Kathy G Red Velvet
34 events
16 reviews
21 stars
attended Dec 04 2012

Sat in the mezzinine and lucky to get front row seats on the right side aisle. Saw 'A christmas Carol' years ago at ACT and watch many film versions ( Alastair Sims,... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.act-sf.org/home/box_office/mainstage/carol/about.tablet....

Quotes & Highlights

“This is a Carol built to banish bah humbugs for years to come.” —Oakland Tribune
“The best Christmas Carol ever! A terrific and imaginative production. Highest rating.” —Jan Wahl, KCBS

Description

by Charles Dickens

Adapted by Carey Perloff and Paul Walsh

Music by Karl Lundeberg

Choreography by Val Caniparoli

Directed by Domenique Lozano

Based on the original direction by Carey Perloff 

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes with a 20-minute intermission.