Venue Details

103 Star Starred
The Shelton Theater
533 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA 94102
415-882-9100
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Member Tips

dress

Casual
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travel

Take public transit
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Parking is scarce
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Carole
Since the bar is right there, easy to take a glass of wine into the performace.
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Carole
Public transportation makes it easy to get there.
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Carole
Casual, or dressy ... your choice.
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Carole
Nice little theater venue. All seats are great.
info Feb 22 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Sit way in back to volumn of voices is not irritating.
info Mar 11 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Or walk
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Reviews & Ratings

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Ron
70 events
18 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 16 2013

It's a light comedy that did a good job of capturing how spouses can have a love/hate relationship. Perfect 70-minute length for my attention span.

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7 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 21 2013

Small theater so there are no bad seats. Excellent set design. Well-cast. Players acquitted themselves well. I very much enjoyed the performance.

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8 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 15 2013

Good acting, great cast, good performances.
Basically a stressful play

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More Information

Website

http://sheltontheater.org

Quotes & Highlights

“The set is both artistic and realistic. The acting was uniformly outstanding and the audience was totally enthralled. They stood up, and wildly applauded. Now, you can’t get any better than that.” -BeyondChron
“A hilarious, sharp-eyed, cringe-inducing exposé of what’s hidden under individual veneers of civilization … At the Shelton, in Lisa Drostova’s tight direction, text and movement all come across loud and clear.” -examiner.com

Description

The Shelton Theater presents Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Lisa Drostova.

About the Ticket Supplier: Jean Shelton Foundation

The Shelton Theater (Jean Shelton Foundation), founded in 1993 by Matt Shelton, is an extension of the (Jean) Shelton Studios founded in 1961. The theater hosts live performances of musicals, narrative plays, improv, poetry, solo performances, and concerts. Film screenings and contemporary fine art are exhibited as well. We provide artists with the creative respect they need and a venue within which to observe their works. There are two intimate venues of 74 and 60 seats. Literally thousands of performing artists have created works here and the energy of those creations gives the theaters an atmosphere of truth and power. Many have revealed the aches of their heart and the strength of their imagination on these stages.