Edward Albee's The Play About the Baby at Gough Street Playhouse
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I thoroughly enjoyed this play. Excellent acting all around in an intimate setting. Albee's emphasis on words and dialogue rather than theatrics, staging, costuming, or "action" may not be to everyone's liking since it does require more...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Director Brian Katz’s production is surreal, riotous, troubling, intimate and heartbreaking. " —ForAllEvents.com
“The Actors are awesome … they deserve a couple of Oscars … What a show! Wonderful and imaginative…" —Examiner.com
“This production evokes new appreciation of the clicking mind behind one of America’s theatrical treasures.” —_Stage and Cinema _
“Apolished gem of black comedy.” —TheatreStorm.com
Directed by Custom Made Artistic Director Brian Katz
Starring Richard Aiello, Linda Ayres-Frederick*, Anya Kazimierski and Shane Rhoades
*Courtesy of Actors Equity Association
The Play About the Baby is intended for mature audiences only. Due to nudity and adult themes/language, no one under the age of 16 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.
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.