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San Francisco Playhouse
Between Powell and Mason Streets. 450 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94102
415-677-9596
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69 events
24 reviews
25 stars
great dining at farmerbrown's within walking distance. happy hour menu($5.) no early crowds(can always eat at bar, if need be)
City of Angels
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73 events
36 reviews
89 stars
I love the gong, telling you the show is about to begin!
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Reviews & Ratings

"Coraline": The Musical
97 ratings
3.9 average rating
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Mylani Red Velvet
40 events
14 reviews
23 stars
attended Nov 19 2010

It was okay, but clearly a work in progress. Started out pretty slow and picked up some speed by the end. Hard to hear and understand what the actor's were saying. I'll give them some credit for making it work fairly well in such a small space,...continued

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KS
12 events
6 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 17 2010

This is more of a work-in-progress than a polished show. There were elements that I enjoyed -- some clever staging at times, interesting atonal music, good performances by the lead and the mother character. But it often dragged and, overall,...continued

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8 events
4 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 16 2010

While the production had it's moments, they were fleeting. All in all, this show was a waste of time. Most of the performances were adequate, but the girl in the lead role has a minimal range of emotion. Although, I can't put too much blame on the...continued

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Description

Poor bored Coraline. She’s left to rattle ‘round her perpetually distracted, workaholic parents’ house all by her lonesome. But late one night, her dreams of a better reality come true as she opens a big, carved, wooden door at the far end of the drawing room and passes into a perfect replica of her own world. When she’s greeted there by a vastly loving Other Mother and a kindly Other Father, she’s thrilled! But as the rats start to creep from the floorboards, and the way home becomes increasingly unclear, Coraline begins to suspect that, perhaps all is not as perfect as it seems…