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42 Star Starred
The Boxcar Playhouse
505 Natoma Street San Francisco, CA 94103
415-776-1747
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62 events
51 reviews
59 stars
attended Jan 08 2011

Absolutely amazing! They transformed the set completely for this show and the acting was great. If you are a fan of the board game or the movie, this is a must see! You will not be disappointed!

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 08 2011

This was such an interesting production. The stage is a square that is viewed from above as if you are all sitting around a board game. J Conrad, as Mrs. Peacock was brilliant as always. I also enjoyed the fact that the writers also included...continued

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153 reviews
502 stars
attended Jan 28 2011

I played the board game as a kid but never saw the movie. It seems you need to be a big fan of the movie to appreciate this show. The cast was fun. The location of the theatre is scary.

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Website

http://www.boxcartheatre.org/clue.php

Quotes & Highlights

After the show, stick around to watch the original film with free popcorn on Wednesdays, go ’80s dancing with cast & crew at the Kat Club on Thursdays or play the game with the actors as life-size playing pieces on Fridays.

Description

Based on the movie written by Jonathan Lynn & John Landis

Adapted for the stage by Peter Matthews & Nick A. Olivero

Directed by Peter Matthews & Nick A. Olivero

A play based on a movie based on a board game. The 1985 cult classic is adapted for the stage with every side-splitting joke intact and even a few new ones thrown in for good measure. Peering over a life-sized board game, the audience watches from six feet in the air as six guests and a bumbling butler navigate square by tiny square searching a mansion to find out who killed Mr. Boddy. Was it Colonel Mustard in the billiard room with the wrench or Ms. Scarlet in the lounge with the candlestick? With secret passages running underneath the seats, and multiple different endings, this completely ripped off production is the most original yet. Clue – It’s not just a game anymore… or a movie. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Boxcar Theatre

Boxcar Theatre is dedicated to the creation of new and adaptive works through a collaborative process. Through physical movement, dynamic imagery and innovative storytelling Boxcar strives to create an atmosphere and environment in which its audience will be engaged in a visceral sense and intellectual capacity.