Venue Details

157 Star Starred
San Francisco Playhouse
Between Powell and Mason Streets. 450 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94102
415-677-9596
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The weather was San Francisco Night . I wore shorts, tee shirt,tennis shoes lite jacket.
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pride myself on arriving early, especially if driving so i can park on street for free. unfortunately, the traffic was horrendous within several blocks, which threw me into a panic. luckily, finessed my way around, but had to park further away than usual-made performance by seconds!good public transport, if you have time and access.
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63 reviews
107 stars
attended Jul 09 2014

SF Playhouse is one of the best theater companies in the Bay Area, but they can't do musicals. They either hate musicals or don't respect them, so their productions are cynical and snarky with odd anachronisms. This one also has ugly costumes and...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 25 2014

We left at the intermission...this theater is too small for such a big show! There isn't much story to begin with, so all the drama is in the production - singing, dancing, sets, etc. Unfortunately this was like watching a local theater group...continued

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139 reviews
33 stars
attended Sep 04 2014

This was my second viewing of this production. It has even gotten better than on my first viewing. I saw it early in the run so it makes sense that it has gotten tighter, voices are better, etc. I saw the original in previews and have seen two...continued

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Website

http://sfplayhouse.org/sfph/woods/

Quotes & Highlights

“[Sondheim’s] lovely score — poised between melody and dissonance — is the perfect measure of our tenuous condition. And Sondheim’s lyrics are brilliant.”   —The Washington Post  

About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Playhouse

The aim of San Francisco 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, San Francisco Playhouse is Union Square’s intimate, professional theatre. Using professional actors and world-class design, San Francisco 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.