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777 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

Sally
Colibri's is across the street, and the food is good and priced right.
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Goldstar Member
My date and I were in nicer jeans but I might dress up a little more next time.
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Goldstar Member
Muni all the way!
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Marco
The theatre is beautiful; so dress it up and be part of the sophisticated environment.
info May 19 2009 star this tip starred
Marco
Max' for a quick and mundane meal. They're open post-theatre, but they'll rush you.
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Miss Y
Bart from East Bay. Few blocks from Powell. Easy
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attended May 07 2009

Beautiful staging and compelling personal storyline peppered with lighthearted humor.

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attended May 09 2009

A very well-acted family drama with the plus of being a fairly accurate depiction of Puerto Rican culture of the time.

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attended May 09 2009

Interesting memoir and has some very funny moments as well as poignant scenes. It is way too long--needs editing and cutting. Presently is 3hrs, second act needs the most... continued

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Description

OBIE Award winner José Rivera (A.C.T.‘s Brainpeople, Marisol), the Academy Award–nominated screenwriter of The Motorcycle Diaries, returns to his native Puerto Rico to explore the ineffable dreams of lovers. In one of his most personal works, passion and humor collide in an exuberant village in 1953, where Flora’s search for true love follows an unexpected course. A bold, moving second act, set almost 40 years later in America, probes the darker mysteries of marriage.

This brilliant new work reverberates with the gorgeous sounds of Latin love songs, or boleros, written by master composer Fabian Obispo. Acclaimed actors Rachel Ticotin (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Total Recall, and Broadway’s Macbeth) and Robert Beltran (Star Trek: Voyager, Big Love) star alongside the fresh new talents of Drew Cortese, Lela Loren, Dion Mucciacito, and Michele Vazquez in their A.C.T. debut.