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26 Star Starred
The Creativity Theater
San Francisco's Children's Creativity Museum 221 4th St. San Francisco, CA 94103
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1 review
1 stars
The weather was Cool it was an evening play. I wore a sweater, jeans, and hard bottom shoes.
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Mark Allen
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61 reviews
9 stars
BART/Muni to Powell and walk 2-3 blocks south of Market on 4th St. The theater is behind the Zeum Carousel.
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189 events
102 reviews
213 stars
attended Apr 02 2010

This is a powerful work presented by ACT Master of Arts program-- Featuring some of their best students. The work is well done and set in a Teen care home. Ursula Sarma wrote the play with the staff as well as the clients in mind. Its a topic that...continued

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6 stars
attended Apr 04 2010

The problem is less the performance than the play itself. It tries to cover the stories of eight teens incarcerated in a psychiatric facility and adds those of the staff as well. Spread so thin, the play fails to engage the audience.


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105 reviews
9 stars
attended Apr 15 2010

I really liked the premise and staging, and the actors, young as they were, were very good. There wasn't enough angst to substantiate the anger in the climax, but a little tweaking could correct that.

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An unexpected act of violence lands Max in a residency clinic for emotionally disturbed teens. Was his explosive outburst the symptom of a mental disorder or a passionate act of love? Featuring young actors from A.C.T.‘s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts Program and Young Conservatory, Riot weaves Max’s relationships with his fellow patients, his doctor, and his nurses into a moving portrait of the deep human need for connection. Celebrated Irish playwright Ursula Rani Sarma’s hard-hitting play is the newest commission from A.C.T.’s international partnership with Britain’s Theatre Royal Bath.