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4023 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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Tough parking options, ranging from $25-40. Bart is probably a better option.
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Nancy F.
Feedback from audience members' hearing aids (which are meant to be turned off when using the theatre's listening devices) was a problem. A distinct high-pitched squeal.
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Website

http://act-sf.org/index.cfm?s_id=&pid=tkt_tvi

Quotes & Highlights

“Mamet’s adaptation maintains the time period, streamlining much of the action and adding his own dramatic hand to the original — eliminating several minor characters and accelerating the story’s pacing.” Playbill

Description

For generations, the Voysey family business has been secretly cheating its clients. Edward, a junior partner who plans to take over the company from his aging father, is horrified when he discovers the embezzlement that has been keeping his relatives in the lap of luxury. But nobody wants Edward to dismantle the firm’s criminal legacy—not his associates, not the woman he loves, and certainly not his large, pampered family. As the risk of exposure looms larger, and his sense of right and wrong becomes increasingly distorted, Edward comes to fully understand the consequences of his “inheritance.”