Venue Details

24 Star Starred
The Creativity Theater
San Francisco's Children's Creativity Museum 221 4th St. San Francisco, CA 94103
415-820-3320
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Mr. Z Red Velvet
490 events
68 reviews
159 stars
attended Mar 10 2010

The playwright makes this a Shakespearean tragedy rolled into a Monty Python nugget, his work still rings true to contemporary times. In this well executed play, all the... continued

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325 reviews
175 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

Not sure what to make of it. It held my attention most of the time but was rather like a fable. The theatre as usual was much too warm.

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Website

http://www.act-sf.org/0910/glowworm/index.html

Description

Award-winning playwright Glen Berger weaves a whimsical, poetic narrative of love-struck soldiers, mermaids, unicorns, a contemplative goat, and a hapless inventor attempting to devise a self-cleaning toilet, all on a fantastical quest for the meaning of existence. Set in a small corner of Ireland circa 1918 and suffused with music from World War I, O Lovely Glowworm is a joyously inventive celebration of humanity.