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The Gough Street Playhouse
1620 Gough St San Francisco, CA 94109
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The weather was sunny. I wore casual clothes are fine..
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71 ratings
3.9 average rating
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6 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 20 2014

An wonderful energetic and professional production, with excellent acting, directing and creative staging. This adaptation of Vonnegut's novel captures all of his wit, pathos, and existential dilemma of the human condition, very entertaining.

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237 reviews
158 stars
attended Sep 21 2014

From the tables they used as "all" props, to the amazing costume changes, the cartoons drawn to help place a scene, the actors did an incredible job of great movement and acting and clowning as befits this great work. As most of us had read the...continued

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12 stars
attended Sep 14 2014

The production and acting in this was spectacular. I highly recommend. The theater is a bit hot and crowded (it was sold out), but I still enjoyed myself immensely. Again, acting was superb.

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Quotes & Highlights

“A hit … adroitly and powerfully staged by Brian Katz, one of the Bay Area’s best directors… It is a true ensemble production with each actor adding a quality performance to the whole doing justice to Vonnegut’s most popular work.” Kedar Adour, For All Events

“Dazzlingly mounted…a challenging evening of theatre and Brian Katz and company pull this off with a grand style.” -Richard Connema, Talkin’ Broadway

“Collectively, the cast paints a compelling picture that reflects Vonnegut’s creation: a fusion of war story, bizarre science-fiction adventure and a quirky portrait of Americana” Leo Stutzin, The Huffington Post


Running time is approximately one hour and 45 minutes.

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.