Venue Details

40 Star Starred
Bayfront Theater
2 Marina Blvd At Buchanan St San Francisco, CA 94123
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Liz Boeder Red Velvet
6 events
1 review
8 stars
Google maps and Apple Maps make it hard to find once you're in Fort Mason Center. Pro-tip, once you make the left into the parking lot, BATS is in the building in the on the left side of the parking lot (within the lot, not on the perimeter) across from The Long Now and Greens Restaurant.
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Jenna Mahina Bliss
6 events
1 review
2 stars
Eat at Green's Restaurant and then just walk across the parking lot for the show.
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"Improvised Shakespeare" from BATS Improv
10 ratings
4.4 average rating
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3 events
3 reviews
7 stars
attended Oct 09 2010

What a beautiful way to spend an evening after a lovely day in the Marina. The cast is versatile and talented. The play they spun for us out of thin air was humorous and accessible. It was a joy to watch.

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3 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 21 2010

An exceptional evening of brilliant, inspired improv. Loved it!

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7 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 16 2010

Had a great time ! Will definitely go again! Very talented actors created a complete Shakespearean play with romance, loss, ruin, and comedy.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Bounce-in-your-seat funny.” —_ San Francisco Chronicle_
“San Francisco’s premiere improvisational theater…[its] long-form festival showcase[s] top-notch new and veteran players in various formats.” —_ S.F. Bay Guardian_
“San Francisco ’s Best Improv Company. Chicago has Second City. L.A. has the Groundlings and San Francisco has BATS.” —S.F. Weekly


BATS Improv, the Bay Area’s favorite improvisational theatre company, presents a night of improvised Shakespeare. In this completely improvised Elizabethan play, the audience supplies the title and the story takes off from there — plot, characters and more are made up right there on the spot using the language and themes that made Shakespeare famous. Get thee to BATS Improv to see if it will be comedy, tragedy, history…or a little bit of all three.

About the Ticket Supplier: BATS Improv

BATS Improv has entertained Bay Area audiences since 1986. Their unique style of acting-based improvisational theatre has made them the Bay Area's largest improv theater company and school and is a benchmark for improv all over the world.