Venue Details

37 Star Starred
Olinder Theatre
848 East William Street. San Jose, CA 95116
408-288-7820
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Bill Ereneta
Super Taqueria is just up the street. Soft drinks, coffee, cookies, pretzels, and wine, all of which can be taken into the theatre, are available. Sit back and relax.
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The weather was warm. I wore shorts and a T-shirt and was still warm!.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.3 average rating
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44 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 25 2013

My three-star rating is mainly based on my growing realization that I simply may not like Sam Shepard plays. The plot is absurd, and there is a lot of yelling, violence, and throwing things. There were some funny moments, but there was little...continued

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32 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 10 2013

I was intrigued to hear about a Sam Shepard Comedy. This is not a comedy! It's the usual dark twisted Sam Shepard trainwreck that I have come to know and love. The set was wondeful with how it was transformed. The acting was great. Truly...continued

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15 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 20 2013

Very dysfunctional characters. All dialogue was screaming. We did not feel it was a pleasant way to spend a Sunday afternoon. I was disappointed with the Sam Shepard story.

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Website

http://www.northsidetheatre.com/website/season.html

Description

Directed by: Richard T. Orlando

Featuring: Steve Shapiro as Austin,  Frank Swearingen as Lee, Bret Jordan as Saul, and Julie Masterson as the Mother

This play contains adult language.

About the Ticket Supplier: Northside Theatre Company

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.

For 28 years, Northside hallmarks have been experimentation, education and performance. Northside Theatre Company has been as much a philosophy as a production company. We are a place where imagination and inventiveness have a chance to blossom, a place where the human spirit is explored in bold and unpredictable ways.

Northside is an opportunity for emerging artists to work with and learn from seasoned professionals. On stage, old and young merge in a relentless pursuit of quality to give our audiences, liberating experiences.

Northside Theatre Company offers a full range of theatre services including: Open Auditions, Outreach Projects, An annual touring project (Theatre On Wheels), a Five Play Mainstage season and various staged readings throughout each season.