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San Francisco Playhouse
Between Powell and Mason Streets. 450 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94102
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 49 members
Review from bk
Red Velvet 237 events 161 reviews

Great acting and good story. A little slow at the beginning.

reviewed Apr 19 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Sally
Red Velvet 195 events 106 reviews

There's a reason this production is going to Broadway. It is simply the sharpest, most engrossing play I've seen in a long time. The characters are well developed and superbly presented by the cast. I was anticipating the second act, but sadly...continued

reviewed Apr 19 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Alyonik Hrushow
Red Velvet 124 events 48 reviews

Play was very interesting with terrific acting and wonderful dialogue. The story of Bauer was really fascinating - had never heard of him and was intrigued having been to the Guggenheim Museum.

reviewed Apr 17 2014 report as inappropriate
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The visuals are pure scenic magic and provide extra insight into the artist and his work. — Jean Schiffman, _San Francisco Examiner _

“Not since ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ have I seen a play about art and artists as fascinating and powerful as Lauren Gunderson’s ‘Bauer.’” — Janos Gereben, San Francisco Performing Arts Examiner

“This true story is a work of substantial brilliance.” — Buzzin’ Lee Hartgrave, BeyondChron

“While the 100-minute play needs some finishing touches, it’s still an exquisite exploration of the fickleness of history, the fragility of the artistic impulse and the age of regret.” — Karen D’Souza, San Jose Mercury News

“This world premiere from the prolific Bay Area playwright is a swirl of hurts, hopes, regrets, love, hate, and forgiveness that finds an order that Bauer himself sought for his art.” — Richard Dodds, The Bay Area Reporter

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