Venue Details

1366 Star Starred
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
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Eddie Wong
There's a small lot off Geary St., down an ally. $15 for Sunday. Not bad.
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407 reviews
66 stars
attended Apr 25 2013

It was okay at best. I'm not sure why this show got such rave reviews, I was totally un-impressed. I found the English/Chinese subtitles annoying. The show seemed to drag on and on. This certainly is NOT your usual "musical theatre."

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175 reviews
23 stars
attended Apr 09 2013

While the story concept is very impressive, the execution of the story is boring, over dramatized and left me with no feelings toward the characters as they were portrayed. Julius Ahn is a fine actor and talented singer, but is forced to stretch...continued

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151 reviews
499 stars
attended Apr 12 2013

It's not a musical as much as it is an opera, so bear that in mind. Though some of the melodies are lovely, the music is not usually about melody - it's more of an operatic recitative. Theatrical and sincere, but ultimately lacking.

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Website

http://www.act-sf.org/1213/stuckelevator/index.html

Description

Music by Byron Au Yong

Libretto by Aaron Jafferis

Directed by **Chay Yew

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InterACT Events:

*Audience Prologue: *Tue., April 9, at 5:30pm

Before the curtain goes up, get behind the artistic process at this fascinating preshow discussion with the director and artistic staff.

Theater on the Couch: Fri., April 12, following the 8:00pm performance

Led by Mason Turner, chief of psychiatry at San Francisco’s Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, this exciting postshow discussion series explores the minds, motives, and behaviors of the characters and addresses audience questions.

*Audience Exchanges: *Tue., Apr. 16, at 7:00pm | Sun., Apr. 21, at 2:00pm | Wed., Apr. 24, at 2:00pm

After the show, stick around for a lively Q&A session with the actors and artists who create the work onstage.

OUT with A.C.T.: Wed., April 17, following the8:00pm performance

The best LGBT night in town! Mingle with the cast and enjoy free drinks and treats at this popular afterparty.

*Wine Series: *Tue., April 23, at 7:00pm

Before the show, raise a glass at this wine tasting event featuring leading sommeliers from the Bay Area’s hottest local wineries.

*PlayTime: *Saturday, April 27, at 12:30pm

Before this matinee performance, get hands-on with theater with the artists who make it happen at this interactive workshop.