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83 Star Starred
Actors Theatre of San Francisco
855 Bush St. San Francisco, CA 94108
415-345-1287
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127 reviews
30 stars
attended Jun 07 2008

This play is Sam Shephard's masterwork, but you wouldn't know it from this truly awful production. The directors (2 of them concocted this mess) don't seem to have the faintest clue as to what the show is about, and they've stranded the actors at...continued

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56 reviews
26 stars
attended May 29 2008

Strong acting, and a truly memorable performance by the grandfather. Lighting was ideal. Director was very strong.

This will seem weird but it's worth seeing this play just to talk with the guy who sells the sodas, wine, etc. He is, I believe...continued

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5 reviews
30 stars
attended May 22 2008

For a preview, this was an excellent performance. I know the play well and was excited to see it. Thought it was better than the ACT's Curse of the Starving Class. Acting was top notch. There were a few technical glitches, but that's to be...continued

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Description

Exploring a dark side of the American Dream, the play chronicles three generations of a Midwestern family struggling against each other, some denying and repressing a past others are desperate to reveal, all haunted by the sudden fertility of their long-barren fields.

About the Ticket Supplier: Actors Theatre of San Francisco

Founded in August of 1989 by a group of professional actors and directors who shared a common desire to produce ensemble theatre works, the founding members of the Actors Theatre of San Francisco committed themselves to creating a permanent repertory company whose work would reflect their ideals of ensemble theatre: a theatre where all the participants share the same artistic vision, have a unified approach to the rehearsal process and a desire to create revelatory theatre that surpasses their desire for individual gain. The founding members gave themselves no restriction as to style, content or period. Instead, they committed themselves to producing theatre that is designed to enlighten and illuminate the human condition.