Venue Details

113 Star Starred
Shelton Theater
533 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-882-9100
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Meshara
The "Noises Off" actors shout a lot, making the words impossible to understand. I took my hearing aids out in order to muffle the volume. Bring ear protection if you are sensitive to loud noises.
Noises Off info Aug 31 2014 star this tip starred
Meshara
Beware: When turning right after walking down the entrance hall there is a small ramp-style step in the floor, leading to a slightly higher floor level. This adjustment is not signed or lit with glowing strips. I tripped on this unexpected rise, and a second member of my party tripped and fell down. A lawsuit waiting to happen! The stairs leading down to the bar are dim as well and need glowing strips to guide the theatergoers.
Noises Off info Aug 31 2014 star this tip starred
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Quotes & Highlights

“Eloquently expressed…Slick dialogue…So beguiling …”—SF Weekly
“…Real emotional honesty…Nearly too well executed…”—SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle
The playwright “is a scissor sharp observer of the human condition.”—Marin Indendpendent Journal
Sperm Warfare was 2005 Winner of “Best of the SF Fringe Festival, Critic’s Award”

Description

Set in a law firm and a courtroom, Pomp and Circumstance is about the personal trial of a talented yet suppressed young attorney coming to terms with his father, a famous and reluctantly retiring criminal defense lawyer, as they handle their first, and last, court trials. It explores the boundaries between sex and love, religious law and civil law, acting and reality, and parents and their children.

Set in the sample room of an in-vitro fertility clinic, Sperm Warfare takes a hard look at how the biological clock impacts male-female relationships in sometimes role-reversing ways. As a 39-year-old determined wife rubs her frustrated husband the wrong way and a sensuous young nurse makes matters worse, the husband and wife are forced to define themselves anew.