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The Gough Street Playhouse
1620 Gough St San Francisco, CA 94109
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"M. Butterfly"
73 ratings
4.2 average rating
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105 reviews
7 stars
attended Mar 22 2011

This was a wonderful production. The staging was imaginative, the acting superb, and my attention was riveted every minute. One of the best small theater productions I've ever seen.

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35 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 18 2011

Excellent production, excellent cast. Must see!

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61 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 24 2011

I've seen this on Broadway and prefer this intimate version. In addition, I was impressed with both the acting and staging. And, of course, the script is just wonderful. My only quibble is with the strained and unsuccessful attempt at...continued

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Custom Made presents a dynamic new staging of David Henery Hwang’s modern classic.

A French diplomat carried on a twenty-year affair with a Chinese actor and opera singer, not realizing that his partner was a man masquerading as a woman. From these basic facts comes a sensational drama that wonders how such a fantasy can take hold, and what illusions exist between men and women, as well as between East and West.

Interwoven with the Puccini opera, “M. Butterfly” is a timeless, and highly theatrical, story of love and betrayal.

Directed by Stuart Bousel *

*Starring: Xanadu Bruggers, Sean Fenton, Rik Lopes, Kai Morrison, Karen Offereins, Kira Shaw and Paul Stout