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The Gough Street Playhouse
1620 Gough St San Francisco, CA 94109
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 71 members
Review from Claire Risley
515 events 265 reviews

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

reviewed Sep 21 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from steve unger
149 events 8 reviews

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.

reviewed Sep 20 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Thorne
18 events 3 reviews

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.

reviewed Sep 14 2014 report as inappropriate
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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.

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