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112 Star Starred
Shelton Theater
533 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-882-9100
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Best to take public transit or walk. Be prepared for warm house as stage lights keep the audience warm.
Noises Off travel Aug 11 2014 star this tip starred
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The theater has a great little bar - cheap and the b artgender tghe night we went gave extremely generous wine pours. For food, we ate at the Bangkok cafe, a little slot restaurant on Powell up about a block and a half from BART. You may be the only non-Asians inside - a mark of good, authentic food. GREAT dinner for 2 was $16.86! Our favoritge SF restaurant!
Foodies! The Musical dining Jun 09 2014 star this tip starred
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Website

http://www.willfranken.com/

Quotes & Highlights

Will Franken is “a comedic genius in the making.” —S.F. Herald

Description

What would comedy look like if it didn’t conform to the standard, “let me tell you about me and my weird life” formulas of traditional stand-up? What would it look like if it were cerebral, satirical and character-driven—if it belonged to that twilight realm where comedy meets performance art? What would comedy sound like if latte-swilling dotcomers and tattooed indie rockers could howl together at its sly jabs at high culture, low culture, drug culture, drag culture, white culture, black culture, Queer culture, multicultur(alism)… and Native American literature?

Had enough hypotheticals? We’ll get on with it … San Francisco comedian Will Franken is the answer (well, at least one answer) to mainstream observational stand-up comedy. Need proof?