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A.C.T.
near the corner of Geary and Mason 415 Geary St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-749-2228
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We went to the Saturday matinee and parked at the Donatello hotel. It was only $10 for 5 hours so you have plenty of time before or after for a bite to eat before or after. There's a half price happy hour at the hotel restaurant too
The Orphan of Zhao info Jun 23 2014 star this tip starred
Eddie Wong
There's a small lot off Geary St., down an ally. $15 for Sunday. Not bad.
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177 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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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 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.