The Edenites: a Play About San Francisco from No Nude Men Productions
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Grand and uplifting, Les Misérables is a powerful affirmation of the human spirit and one of the most popular musicals of all time. Woodminster Amphitheater hosts an outdoor production of this tale of passion and revolution in 19th-century France, which won seven Tony Awards on Broadway and was made into an Oscar-nominated film. Cozy up under a blanket and watch ex-convict Jean Valjean's struggle for redemption and the young, innocent love of his adopted daughter Cosette and the student Marius are set against the tumultuous backdrop of the French Revolution. It's a celebration of the human struggle for love, justice and happiness in the face of hardship, carried forward on a gorgeous score, including the beloved songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "One day More," "Do You Hear the People Sing?" and more. Learn More
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Featured review from Bryce
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Excellent and well worth seeing.
This play, locally written and directed, is as engaging as it is fun as it illustrates the myriad types of relationships which can, and do occur in the diversity of the Bay.
Unabashedly honest, “The Edenites” intimately engages the audience in the personal, and intersecting, lives of the play's characters. The staging, performed in the round, allows the audience to feel not like a fly on the wall, but more as actual participants in the play's action. “The Edenites” stands out distinctively as a Bay Area/San Franciscan story, one that anyone from here (or visiting and trying to make sense of SF) can/will find value, and perhaps even an epiphany or two about their own and/or other people's relationships.
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The story follows a week in the lives of an over-sexed trust fund baby (Kai Morrison), his sci-fi geek boyfriend (Brian Martin), a bi-sexual debutante (Kirsten Broadbear), a famous writer (Xanadu Bruggers) and her small-business owning, small-town dwelling ex (Ryan Hebert). Add to the mix an East Bay couple (Megan Briggs and Ben Kruer) trying to get through their first year as new parents, one man skipping out on his boyfriend (John Caldon) and another looking to score one (Christopher Struett) and the world’s wisest roommate (Kira Shaw). The result is a sleek ninety-minute comedy — a soap opera mixed with a Chekhov play, mixed with actual life.
Written and directed by Stuart Bousel, this stylish piece of theatrical fluff is pretty much an exercise in drama as therapy, in which actual experiences are being thrown up on stage by the writer in a flagrant attempt to make sense of his own life. Somewhere between the snark and the scandal, however, lies a hopeful and heartfelt love-letter to the city and people who have housed him for the last ten years.