Venue Details

139 Star Starred
San Francisco Playhouse
Between Powell and Mason Streets. 450 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94102
415-677-9596
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ben lee
The Last Drop Tavern, up a block north on Powell is a great place to eat and dine before the show.
Promises, Promises dining Dec 01 2014 star this tip starred
MARINDOC
Sutter Stockton parking was only $3 if you don't mind walking 2+ blocks to save the $21-36 nearby hotel lots.
Ideation travel Oct 15 2014 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

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3.9 average rating
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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
39 events
14 reviews
23 stars
attended Nov 19 2010

It was okay, but clearly a work in progress. Started out pretty slow and picked up some speed by the end. Hard to hear and understand what the actor's were saying. I'll give them some credit for making it work fairly well in such a small space,...continued

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KS
12 events
6 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 17 2010

This is more of a work-in-progress than a polished show. There were elements that I enjoyed -- some clever staging at times, interesting atonal music, good performances by the lead and the mother character. But it often dragged and, overall,...continued

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8 events
4 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 16 2010

While the production had it's moments, they were fleeting. All in all, this show was a waste of time. Most of the performances were adequate, but the girl in the lead role has a minimal range of emotion. Although, I can't put too much blame on the...continued

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Website

http://www.sfplayhouse.org/

Description

Poor bored Coraline. She’s left to rattle ‘round her perpetually distracted, workaholic parents’ house all by her lonesome. But late one night, her dreams of a better reality come true as she opens a big, carved, wooden door at the far end of the drawing room and passes into a perfect replica of her own world. When she’s greeted there by a vastly loving Other Mother and a kindly Other Father, she’s thrilled! But as the rats start to creep from the floorboards, and the way home becomes increasingly unclear, Coraline begins to suspect that, perhaps all is not as perfect as it seems…

About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Playhouse

The aim of the SF Playhouse is to provide a creative home and inspiring environment where actors, directors, writers, designers and theater lovers converge to create works that celebrate the human spirit. Founded by Bill English and Susi Damilano in 2003, SF Playhouse is Union Square’s intimate, professional theatre. Using professional actors and world-class design, the SF Playhouse — which won the Bay Guardian‘s 2006 Best Off Broadway Theatre Award and about which the San Francisco Chronicle raved "San Francisco’s newest theatre isn’t just another tiny stage carved out of a storefront…it’s an enticing introduction to a new company" — has become an intimate theatre alternative to the traditional Union Square theatre fare, garnering 20 Bay Area Theatre Critic nominations in its first year.