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204 Star Starred
San Francisco Playhouse
Between Powell and Mason Streets. 450 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94102
415-677-9596
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14 events
2 reviews
1 stars
We ate at Colibri, and enjoyed it.
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35 events
23 reviews
1 stars
Parking at Sutter-Stockton garage ~ $15 for afternoon performance. Spirits and snacks reasonably priced during their "happy hour"
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"Bauer"
49 ratings
4.4 average rating
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Judy Hervall
33 events
17 reviews
22 stars
attended Apr 05 2014

Went with my 23 year old daughter and two of her friends. The acting was absolutely incredible. Truly inspiring. Loved the writing and the way the story was told. Only three actors. No intermission. No awkward pauses. You just have to be a...continued

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45 events
12 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 19 2014

A wonderfully written, directed, and performed play which takes you on profound and identifiable journey through the lowest and highest of humanity...
GO SEE IT

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15 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 11 2014

New York level production! The dialog, acting and staging are superb!

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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