Friday, April 11, 2008

Couple of local productions to check out

Got a few emails announcing local productions that are off my typical beaten path. Check them out...and report back if you do!

Production #1:

WHAT: Brenda Wong Aoki & Mark Izu present: Ghosts and Girls The Legend of the Morning Glory
WHEN: Friday April 25 at 8pm & Saturday 26 at 2pm matinee
WHERE: Jewish Community Center, Kanbar Hall (3200 California St. @ Presidio), San Francisco
HOW MUCH: $25.00 Public, $22.00 Member, $15 Student (***Student groups of 14 or more, receive the group rate of $13/ticket plus receive one free ticket for a chaperone.)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT: Ghosts and Girls is a haunting love tale that tells a story about a power samurai’s daughter who meets and falls in love with a boy from a poor family. Despite her father’s attempts to have her marry one of his rich suitors, the girl is forever determined to marry the poor boy when his love poem about the morning glory blows into her boat. Wanting to marry the poor boy, she runs away to a world outside her father’s castle and becomes the Morning Glory, an itinerant storyteller gamer for her tale of lost love.

Jordan Shapiro (415) 292-1299 Ext. 1106
JCC SF Box Office (415) 292-1233
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Production #2:

WHAT: Triple Shot Productions presents Riches by award-winning playwright Lee Blessing
WHEN: Throughout April
Fridays at 8 p.m.: April 11, 18, 25
Saturdays at 8 p.m.: April 12, 19, 26 (closing night)
Sundays at 2 p.m.: April 13, 20
Thursdays at 8 p.m.: April 17, 24
WHERE: The Phoenix Theatre, 414 Mason Street cross Geary, San Francisco, California, 94103
HOW MUCH: $20.00

WHAT'S IT ABOUT: Riches portrays an "everything is right" marriage in which the “everything” goes horribly wrong. "Riches" reunites "Dollhouse" collaborators Andi Trindle (Nora), Dan Wilson (Dr. Rank) and Bahati Bonner, the director of "Dollhouse." "Riches" stars Ms. Trindle and Mr. Wilson, each critically acclaimed in their most recent projects, as the troubled couple Mr. and Mrs. Rich. Bahati Bonner once again lends her masterful directorial hand to the project.

FOR MORE INFO: Tickets are now available online:


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