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80 Star Starred
The Gough Street Playhouse
1620 Gough St San Francisco, CA 94109
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 58 members
Review from Mara M.

Custom Made’s production of “Superior Donuts” is a MUST SEE! What a powerful performance and excellent script. The talented cast truly captures the complexities of race and identity in a city steeped in traditions, which resist change. I can’t say...continued

reviewed Nov 30 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Elizabeth H

Superb play, outstanding acting, incredible casting, I cried, beautiful performance. This theatre stands out among the very best of local theatre. It is consistently the absolute best in their choices of plays, casting, directing and acting. A...continued

reviewed Nov 17 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Roberta D.

The acting was impeccable and scene design was lovely. And the play is funny and endearing in spots, but overall the play is cliched and didn't really hold my interest. EXCEPT as I said the acting was spot on.

Custom Made is a great little...continued

reviewed Dec 08 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“The play is like a human chemistry experiment that sets out to discover what will happen when a sullen, disappointed baby boomer opens himself up to a young dreamer… A rich vein of feeling runs through the drama.” – Los Angeles Times


Tracy Letts, who won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for his epic, family drama August: Osage County_, and is the author of the hysterically brutal  _Killer Joe, has shifted gears with this entertaining comedy.

In the Chicago neighborhood of Uptown, Arthur Przybyszewski runs the donut shop that has been in his family for sixty years. More content to spend the day smoking weed than running his business, Arthur hires a shop assistant, the young African-American Franco Wicks, who has both an unpublished novel and unpaid gambling debt. Their relationship is the crux of this heart-warming play, set in the heart of one of Chicago’s most diverse communities, which explores the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship.

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