Venue Details

103 Star Starred
The Shelton Theater
533 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA 94102
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Ines Anderson
Dress however you like. No fuss, but some people very dressed up.
info Dec 01 2008 star this tip starred
Ines Anderson
No food, but wine for sale. That was OK.
info Dec 01 2008 star this tip starred
Sutter/Stockton garage is nearby
info Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Not that far from Powell Street BART station
info Jan 09 2009 star this tip starred
There was a bar outside the performance room.
info Jan 19 2009 star this tip starred
Linda Nastari
There are plenty of good restaurants in the area--make a night of it.
info Jan 19 2009 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.0 average rating
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12 events
7 reviews
12 stars
attended Jul 05 2008

The show was absolutely fabulous....As an avid shopper, it totally resonated with all of my good and bad shopping adventures.

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debn Red Velvet
38 events
25 reviews
25 stars
attended Sep 05 2009

It was a cute production, the four actors were quite funny, sometimes they couldn't be heard either due to the piano, ceiling fans whirling or their voices didn't... continued

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11 events
7 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 18 2008

It is a small, intimate theater (less than 100 seats). The show was very amusing, definitely worth the cost of the discount tickets.

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Quotes & Highlights

Winner of the Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Award
“A cartful of laughter!” —San Francisco Chronicle
“Infectious, irreverent humor! A clever collection of tunes – songs that bring to mind Jerry Seinfeld’s sharp observations on mundane modern life.”_ -SF Weekly_
“Shopping for frothy fun? Here’s a musical for you!  Bobrow has picked an excellent quartet to deliver the message.  They handle Bobrow’s slyly funny lyrics well and exude personalities that are immediately likeable.” _-Contra Costa Times_
“Bobrow utilizes words in a truly amazing way, combining internal and external concepts about reality in a way that amuses, cajoles, and yes, often astounds.  Shopping! The Musical is GREAT!” —San Francisco Bay Times
“Performed by four very talented singers… _Shopping! The Musical _reminds me of those wonderful little revues that used to occur down in the Village in New York or the great Billy Barnes shows in Los Angeles.” —Talkin’ Broadway


_Shopping! The Musical _is a very funny musical revue of original songs and sketches about everybody’s second-favorite (in some cases, favorite) activity.  Award-winning composer/lyricist Morris Bobrow skewers all aspects of shopping – the stores, the sales people, the customers, the products, the frustrations, the differences in how men and women shop, and other shopping adventures and mis-adventures.

The writer, Morris Bobrow, is the winner of 3 San Francisco Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Awards for outstanding music and lyrics, the Hollywood DramaLogue Critic’s Award for best music and lyrics and New York’s Backstage Bistro Award for outstanding cabaret revue. Other musicals of his include Party of One, With Relish, New Wrinkles, and Are We Almost There?