Venue Details

1584 Star Starred
A.C.T.
near the corner of Geary and Mason 415 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-749-2228
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Roberta D.
anything BUT orcheatra seating is very uncomfortable with no leg room.
Old Hats info Sep 17 2014 star this tip starred
A Genie
Saturday Matinee, lots of traffic; coming from los altos took me exactly 1 hour, but I drive like a demon. Was going to PARK @ hotel Donatello, read that fee was only $6 - but by 1:30 that lot was full, the one right next to it was $20 flat fee (!!) but I parked there because didn't want any hassle. Take bart if you can, easy walk to ACT theatre.
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115 events
48 reviews
12 stars
attended Jul 05 2005

A challenging and provocative play that will have you thinking about it long after it's over. Performances are generally very good, if not quite as convincing at they could be.

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193 events
79 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 07 2005

What a fabulous play with a magnificient cast and setting.

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74 events
41 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 11 2005

This was a wonderful opportunity to see a first-rate, serious dramatic play, for $5.50....and
the performance was magnificent...what a treat to myself!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Unquestionably one of the wittiest and funniest plays Albee has ever written.” -New York Post
“The play most likely to be talked about seriously-angrily, ferociously—for years to come." —Village Voice

Description

A.C.T.’s new production of this landmark and controversial play brings the powerful voice of three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee back to the Geary stage for the first time in over 30 years. Martin is a middle-aged man at the pinnacle of a successful career. He has loving relationships with his brilliant wife, Stevie, and his teenage son, Billy. But suddenly Martin makes a shocking confession that changes everything. As he struggles to explain himself to his family, they all sink deeper into the awful realization that something truly terrible has happened to their beautiful world—something so far outside of “normal” that it just might destroy them. Clive Barnes of the New York Post deemed The Goat “unquestionably one of the wittiest and funniest plays Albee has ever written.” The original Broadway production won the Tony Award for best play in 2002, and was declared by the Village Voice “the play most likely to be talked about seriously—angrily, ferociously—for years to come.”