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The Boxcar Playhouse
505 Natoma Street San Francisco, CA 94103
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3.5 average rating
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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 27 2012

This review is for the Program 1. This was the worst set of plays ever. For the first time in my life I walked out at in the middle of a performance. The creative director or whoever else selected these aberrations need to rethink his/her career...continued

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126 reviews
29 stars
attended Apr 25 2012

A mixed bag - as these types of things always are. I saw Program One - which had five one-acts. "Cello" was lovely and intriguing, "The Three Dumplings Go Bananas" had some fun stuff, but became repetitious and wore out its welcome - it could have...continued

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Nancy F.
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39 reviews
307 stars
attended Apr 22 2012

Lots of fun, a variety of styles of play, superb actors, well worth seeing.

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Quotes & Highlights

Read the great Goldstar reviews from last year’s BOA.


Program 1:

Cello, by Anthony Clarvoe, directed by Jill MacLean, produced by Playwrights Foundation

The Seagull Project, by 11th Hour Ensemble, directed by James Mayagoitia and Megan Trout

Brainkill, by Stuart Eugene Bousel, directed by Sara Staley, produced by SF Theater Pub

Three Little Dumplings Go Bananas, by Megan Cohen, directed by Jessica Holt, produced by Threshold

In Bed, by Sam Leichter, directed by Rob Ready, produced by PianoFight

Program 2:

Death to the Audience, by Ken Slattery, directed by M. Graham Smith, produced by Precarious Theater

I.S.O. Explosive Possibility, by Erin Bregman, directed by Claire Rice, produced by No Nude Men

The Bird Trap, by Bennett Fisher, directed by Arianne Owens, produced by Sleepwalkers Theatre

A Game, by Christopher Chen, directed by Paul Cello, produced by Instrumental Theater

Maybe Baby, by Amy Sass, directed by Amy Sass, produced by Ragged Wing Ensemble

About the Ticket Supplier: Three Wise Monkeys Theatre Company

Three Wise Monkeys Theatre Company is dedicated to supporting, promoting and producing the best work by San Francisco Bay Area writers of all demographics, with an emphasis on youth, language, and theatricality. They are interested in plays written for the stage that concern themselves with issues involving the current generation and demonstrate a unique use of language and poetry. Although they aim to promote new work, this does not always have to mean new writing and they are keen to see new and unique adaptations and translations of older works.