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Actors Theatre of San Francisco
855 Bush St. San Francisco, CA 94108
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"William Blake Sings The Blues"
25 ratings
4.2 average rating
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71 reviews
41 stars
attended Feb 11 2011

I really enjoyed this play, more then I expected to. The acting was especially noteworthy, especially that of the female student and the older professor, really compelling performances from both of them. The story was intriguing and suspenseful. ...continued

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10 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 05 2011

a provocative, at times, riveting play, with some truly brillliant, and at times, poetic, writing, though i am still not sure why what happened happened and what the denouement, and hence the play, was all about. acting-wise, the play hung on...continued

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57 reviews
13 stars
attended Mar 05 2011

Interesting play,but not particularly well acted by several of the main characters(especially "Skyler"). On the other hand, "Destiny" was outstanding and "Lafayette" has a great voice. We wish that we would have heard more of his singing.

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The Actors Theatre of San Francisco presents the world premiere of William Blake Sings The Blues written by Keith Phillips. Amid the beauty and splendor of the Ivy League an ambitious young professor confronts his brutal destiny and the capriciousness of fate.

ATSF’s production is directed by founding member, and award-winning director, Keith Phillips. Set design by Biz Duncan, Light Design by Rachel Klyce with technical direction provided by James Baldock and Cem Salizar. The cast features Jason Coe, Jessica Coghill, Kevin Daniels, Duane Laurence, Christian Phillips, Carole Robinson and Carole Swann.

About the Ticket Supplier: Actors Theatre of San Francisco

Founded in August of 1989 by a group of professional actors and directors who shared a common desire to produce ensemble theatre works, the founding members of the Actors Theatre of San Francisco committed themselves to creating a permanent repertory company whose work would reflect their ideals of ensemble theatre: a theatre where all the participants share the same artistic vision, have a unified approach to the rehearsal process and a desire to create revelatory theatre that surpasses their desire for individual gain. The founding members gave themselves no restriction as to style, content or period. Instead, they committed themselves to producing theatre that is designed to enlighten and illuminate the human condition.