Venue Details

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Actors Theatre of San Francisco
855 Bush St. San Francisco, CA 94108
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19 events
1 review
1 stars
Check out nearby restaurants before and after.
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37 events
13 reviews
3 stars
I like to walk from BART. Great for the calves!
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"Buried Child"
20 ratings
3.3 average rating
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194 events
155 reviews
39 stars
attended Jun 07 2008

This play is Sam Shephard's masterwork, but you wouldn't know it from this truly awful production. The directors (2 of them concocted this mess) don't seem to have the faintest clue as to what the show is about, and they've stranded the actors at...continued

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61 reviews
27 stars
attended May 29 2008

Strong acting, and a truly memorable performance by the grandfather. Lighting was ideal. Director was very strong.

This will seem weird but it's worth seeing this play just to talk with the guy who sells the sodas, wine, etc. He is, I believe...continued

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5 reviews
30 stars
attended May 22 2008

For a preview, this was an excellent performance. I know the play well and was excited to see it. Thought it was better than the ACT's Curse of the Starving Class. Acting was top notch. There were a few technical glitches, but that's to be...continued

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Exploring a dark side of the American Dream, the play chronicles three generations of a Midwestern family struggling against each other, some denying and repressing a past others are desperate to reveal, all haunted by the sudden fertility of their long-barren fields.