Venue Details

1547 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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Roberta D.
anything BUT orcheatra seating is very uncomfortable with no leg room.
Old Hats info Sep 17 2014 star this tip starred
A Genie
Saturday Matinee, lots of traffic; coming from los altos took me exactly 1 hour, but I drive like a demon. Was going to PARK @ hotel Donatello, read that fee was only $6 - but by 1:30 that lot was full, the one right next to it was $20 flat fee (!!) but I parked there because didn't want any hassle. Take bart if you can, easy walk to ACT theatre.
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143 ratings
3.8 average rating
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47 events
29 reviews
29 stars
attended Mar 25 2006

Fun and pun filled but be prepared for the 17th Century English.

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43 events
32 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 24 2006

The pluses: The Geary Theater is gorgeous.
The minuses: Long, drawn-out, tedious, and predictable with annoying actors/characters you just wanted to slap due to their overacting. And what's up with a chandelier in the outdoor scenes?

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15 events
9 reviews
7 stars
attended Mar 24 2006

Finally, a night out that sends the audience home smiling (and desirous of using a good vocabulary)!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Deliciously and dexterously plotted.” —New York Times

Description

Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The romantic and rich Lydia Languish loves her Captain Jack, but will she find out he’s a wolf in cheap clothing? Will the stern Sir Anthony Absolute turn out to be a big softie after all? And who could refuse to love a character named Fag? Please remain calm, dear audience—this is not a pigment of your imagination. _The Rivals _is the one, the only, the original comedy of errands, and this fanciful classic simply cannot be topped. It is, as Mrs. M. says, the very pineapple of perfection!