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Gough Street Playhouse
1620 Gough St San Francisco, CA 94109
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69 ratings
4.3 average rating
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1 stars
attended Sep 15 2013

Love the Gough St Playhouse. This performance is extremely moving and they make wonderful use of the space. The actor playing Diana displayed her character's fear and exuberance, and the actor playing Dan had a beautiful voice. Well-sung, all...continued

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attended Oct 10 2013

The second half was way better! I almost left during the intermission since I thought the first part of the show was very boring and poorly done. I thought the father was overplaying the character and at times seemed a bit cheesy. It wasn't...continued

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283 stars
attended Oct 17 2013

I was no fan of the Broadway version of this musical by any means and I was reluctant to see it again if not for having 2 friends in the show but guess what? I really liked it AND it made me cry! That's success! A wonderful cast including 3 young...continued

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Music by Tom Kitt

Lyrics by Brian Yorkley

Directed by Brian Katz

Musical Direction by Armando Fox

Artistic director Brian Katz helms the Custom Made production. Katz directed the East Bay regional premiere of Next to Normal, along with star Lisa-Marie Newton.

This show contains adult language and mature content.

About the Ticket Supplier: Custom Made Theatre Co.

Winner of multiple SF Bay Critic Circle awards, and Theatre Bay Area Award nominations, including the Best Overall Play of 2012, The Custom Made Theatre Co. is a San Francisco-based not-for-profit theatre dedicated to ensemble-based, socially relevant productions. Custom Made Made Theatre Co., now in its 17th season, is the main producing entity of Custom Made Theatre, an intimate 99-seat house one block from Union Square, where the company presents a six play season, along with numerous free readings, workshops and classes.