Drama The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds was a very powerful drama. At times the cruelty of Beatrice was almost too difficult to watch, but Michelle Jasso was fascinating in her portrayal. I thought Julia Belanoff was wonderful as Tillie. That child has so much talent. I want to also mention the performance of Aj Davenport. Although hers was not a speaking role, she was able to convey strong emotions in her facial expressions. That is quite a feat.
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This was a very well acted play by an all female cast. I did not know what the play was about. At first, the speech at the start did not hook me but as I let the play sink in, I enjoyed it. The topics and subject matter is certainly not...continued
About the Ticket Supplier: Custom Made Theatre Co.
Winner of multiple SF Bay Critic Circle awards, including the Best Overall Play of 2012 (Edward Albee’s The Play About the Baby), The Custom Made Theatre Co. is a San Francisco-based not-for-profit theatre dedicated to ensemble-based, socially relevant productions. Custom Made, now in its 16th season, is the managing company of the Gough Street Playhouse, an intimate thrust theatre, where the company presents a six play season, along with numerous free readings, workshops and classes.