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San Francisco Playhouse duplicate
450 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94102
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3.6 / 5 Rated by 94 members
Hllywd
Review from Hllywd
Red Velvet 895 events 441 reviews

I am a frequent SF Playhouse patron and I love them and probably 90% of their plays. I really wish they had NOT selected this production to do. The writing of the dialogue and of the lyrics was awful. I cannot believe that this was nominated...continued

reviewed Oct 12 2012 report as inappropriate
James
Review from James
Red Velvet 191 events 142 reviews

Positively dreadful. Amateurish writing, horrible music & lyrics, and a very weak production. I have thoroughly enjoyed other plays at SF Playhouse, so I hope they get comfortable and start doing good work in their wonderful new venue. But this is...continued

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Janice
Review from Janice
Red Velvet 335 events 107 reviews

I loved the old SF Playhouse and have seen about 25 plays there and thoroughly enjoyed almost all of them . ( Have turned on dozens of friends to the, also. ) However, this play was the most amateurish performance I've ever seen and that included...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“[The musical takes] American idealism, resentment and fear of being perpetually misunderstood – adds a ravenous sense of entitlement and mixes these ingredients together in one big, gawky, sexually charged package: America, the eternal teenager. And who better to lead this restless, appetite-driven creature than a red-blooded rock star?” —Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“Insanely funny! Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson makes a bid for the smartest, sharpest new musical in years.” —Time Out

Description

Ashkon Davaran, a rock star in his own right (check out the number of Youtube hits for “Don’t Stop Believing” during the Giants 2010 World Series), will star in the role of Andrew Jackson.  The eleven-person ensemble that will double as the band includes: Michael Barrett Austin, El Beh, Angel Burgess, William Elsman, Jonathan Fadner, Safiya Fredericks, Gavilan Gordon, Lucas Hatton, Ann Hopkins, Olive Mitra, Daniel Vigil and Michelle Vigil.

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