Terrence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
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Northside Theatre Company presents its 31st annual production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol with innovative style. Coldhearted and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge learns the meaning of Christmas after he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, Christmas present and Christmas yet to come. Northside's production has been hailed for its impeccable staging and high-end production values. It features all the traditional characters you know and love, plus the best of Dickens' powerful narrative as delivered in turns by the entire cast, forming a compelling Greek-style Chorus that punctuates the author's message of charity and redemption. The Mercury News has called this the best Christmas Carol in the Bay Area. Learn More
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Featured review from Purejoy
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We saw the preview of this performance Thursday. It is wonderful.
Excellent performance, nice set up and decor.We have enjoyed it and highly recommend to see it. This little theater has amazing actors,great shows and very friendly and casual environment.
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An outstanding performance by Leslie Hardy Loyd and Jerry Lloyd. So vividly done that it felt real. A really special performance, well worth seeing for a down to earth look at life in early middle age (if I can remember so far back).
The setting is a walk-up apartment on Manhattan's West Side where, as the curtain rises, Frankie (a waitress) and Johnny (a short-order cook who works in the same restaurant) are discovered in bed. It is their first encounter, after having met several weeks ago on the job, and Frankie is hopeful that Johnny will now put on his clothes and depart, so she can return to her usual routine of watching TV and eating ice cream. But Johnny, a compulsive talker (and romantic), has other ideas. He is convinced that he loves Frankie, a notion that she, at first, considers to be ridiculous. She has had more disappointments than delights in life, and he is the veteran of one broken marriage already. And neither of them is in the bloom of youth. Yet out of their sometimes touching, sometimes hilarious interplay the promise of a relationship beyond a "one-night stand" does begin to emerge.
Intended for audiences 14 years old and older.
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Northside Theatre Company (NTC) was founded in 1978 by current managing artistic director, Richard Orlando. In 1980, NTC became a registered non-profit organization. Northside is currently in its 28th season and receives national attention for new play development while leading the way in re-defining the integrity and importance of small theatre organizations and their critical importance to the development of industry standards and emerging artists. Committed to theatre for all people, without regard to age, race, creed, culture or physical abilities, Northside is devoted to the manifestation of the human spirit by creating dramatic art through heart, collaboration and exploration.
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