Venue Details

799 Star Starred
A.C.T.
near the corner of Geary and Mason 415 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-749-2ACT
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Member Tips

chris okon
Casual to "night out" --your choice
info Feb 17 2012 star this tip starred
chris okon
I BARTed it..a short walk from Powell.
info Feb 17 2012 star this tip starred
chris okon
The Max's Diner that is kitty-corner to the theater is going to close soon.
info Feb 17 2012 star this tip starred
chris okon
The price of tickets is inversely proportional to the degree of vertigo.
info Feb 17 2012 star this tip starred
Jane Cheshire-Allen
Used the Mason-O'Farrell lot. A deal with ACT stub.
info Feb 18 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Someone with sloppy pants and a T shirt looked out of place.
info Feb 20 2012 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

176 ratings
3.7 average rating
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attended Feb 21 2012

huge disappointment. acting and direction of a high school production. Stay home! I actually left the theater before the end, it was so annoying!

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 24 2012

Play needs development. Don't think it is ready for debut. Hard to follow, does not make the emotional impact the subject matter should invoke.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Feb 25 2012

some of the worst acting I've seen outside a high school. The play had interesting themes. With a different cast, director and some work shopping it could be really spectacular. As it is, I had to convince my mother to sit through the second act.

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More Information

Website

http://www.act-sf.org/1112/scorched/index.html

Quotes & Highlights

“Suspenseful and engrossing” —The New York Times
“A work of raw power . . . delicately lyrical and unforgettable” —Philadelphia Weekly
“Jaw-dropping” —CBC News

Description

After their mother’s death, twins Janine and Simon are given two letters with clues about their family’s mysterious past. They embark on an unforgettable journey to the Middle East in search of the father and brother they never knew they had. Featuring Academy Award nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck.), this haunting play has entranced audiences in more than 100 productions across the globe. Scorched weaves its riveting mystery into a captivating tapestry, inviting us to slowly unravel an astonishing truth. The chaos of conflict has never been so immediate—or so human.