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near the corner of Geary and Mason 415 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-749-2ACT
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Maybe a bit more than casual...
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We ate before the play but had coffee at the bar
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4.3 average rating
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384 reviews
62 stars
attended Oct 22 2011

FANTASTIC SHOW! This one could easily be a "must-see" for anyone who lives great suspenseful entertainment...but leave the kids at home since there is a bit of profanity. This is one of David Mamet's best pieces in a long, long time.

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attended Oct 23 2011

LOVED "RACE". Great acting, wonderful stage tension between the characters, great theater setting. The play provoked a lot of conversation about race, and prejudice, and... continued

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attended Oct 23 2011

I had tickets to see the star-studded (James Spader, David Alan Grier, Richard Thomas & Kerry Washington) Broadway production of "Race," but had an accident and had to... continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Gripping, stimulating, and perversely enjoyable! Mamet’s toughest, tautest and most compelling dialogue in years. The action unfolds with the cagey tension of a poker game or a fierce cross-examination.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“A high-stakes game of cat and mouse._ Race_ captures the culture of gusto, greed, and ambition that greases the wheels of the legal system.”__ —San Jose Mercury News__
“Deliciously unsettling … keeps you guessing to the end.” —BeyondChron____
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Description

Fresh from a triumphant run on Broadway, David Mamet’s sly and searing legal comedy makes its West Coast debut at A.C.T. With his trademark verbal pyrotechnics, Mamet unleashes a thrilling power struggle as three attorneys scramble to represent a wealthy white man accused of assaulting a black woman. As alliances shift and battle lines are drawn, Race boldly confronts the most incendiary issues of our time, challenging our perceptions of justice: What is the truth, and who has the right to tell it?