Thursday, May 19
7:30 p.m.
Scene Night
42nd Street Moonspace
246 Van Ness
(at Grove)
San Francisco

Sunday, May 22
3:30 and 7 p.m.
PCSF PlayOffs
Shelton Theatre
533 Sutter
San Francisco
PCSF PlayOffs tickets

Monday, May 23
7:30 p.m.
Developmental Reading
Too Good to be True
by Aren Haun

Shelton Theater
533 Sutter
San Francisco
$5-10 suggested donation/your discretion

Thursday, June 2
7:30 p.m.
Scene Night
42nd Street Moonspace
246 Van Ness
(at Grove)
San Francisco

Monday, June 6
7:30 p.m.
Staged Reading
Cyclone Dancing
by Madeline Puccioni
Directed by Ann Thomas

Shelton Theater
533 Sutter
San Francisco
$10-20 suggested donation/your discretion

Monday, June 13
7:30 p.m.
Staged Reading
The Dutiful Wife
by Earl Roske
Directed by John Ferreira

Shelton Theater
533 Sutter
San Francisco
$10-20 suggested donation/your discretion

Thursday, June 16
7:30 p.m.
Scene Night
42nd Street Moonspace
246 Van Ness
(at Grove)
San Francisco

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Spring Reading Series continues Monday

PCSF continues its Spring 2016 Reading Series with:

Monday, May 23
7:30 p.m.
Developmental Reading
Too Good to be True
by Aren Haun

Shelton Theater
533 Sutter
San Francisco
$5-10 suggested donation/your discretion

It's 1928 and a Broadway Theater has put everything into a play that is "Based on a True Story." What happens, then, when they discover that the story never happened? In a panic, they decide they must recreate the events of the play exactly as they are written.

Followed by:

Monday, June 6
7:30 p.m.
Staged Reading
Cyclone Dancing
by Madeline Puccioni
Directed by Ann Thomas

Shelton Theater
533 Sutter
San Francisco
$10-20 suggested donation/your discretion

Anybody can be a mother, right? Especially if your husband is a prominent pediatrician. Louise has just been accepted into the MFA program at SFSU and now she's a published poet. How hard could something as basic as new motherhood be?

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PCSF PlayOffs May 22 - tickets on sale

The Playwrights Center of San Francisco proudly presents Round Two of its 1st annual PCSF PlayOffs, May 22nd at the Shelton Theatre.

Round One sold out quickly, so get your tickets early.

The Playoffs includes three quarterly "rounds", with each round featuring staged readings of NINE ten-minute plays by PCSF members. The audience of each round -- (that's you)-- will cast a simple exit ballot for three favorite plays. Audience favorites from each round will be fully produced in our year-end PlayOffs production.

Plays and playwrights for Round Two (May 22nd) include:

Just Add What Blood Is Thicker Than by Jerome Gentes
Descending Angel
by Christopher Bernard
Benched
by Lorraine Midanik
Keep Moving, Nothing To See
by Vonn Scott Bair
She Was A Marvelous Baker
by L. Zephyr
Murder
by Bridgette Dutta Portman
Cold Turkey
by Elizabeth Flanagan
Stuff Of Life
by Gaetana Caldwell-Smith
Chocolate
by Karl Shackne

Two opportunities (matinee and evening) to see these wonderful short plays and help us choose which ones will move on for full production. Come out to support new local playwrights and new works for the theatre.

Directors: Amy Crumpacker and Carol Eggers

Our talented cast: Cary Ann Rosko, Roberta Morris, Baily Hopkins, Richard Wenzel, Jordon Bridges, and Nathaniel Card.

This PCSF PlayOffs will mark PCSF's 1,500th play presentation!

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24 Hours of Thank You

Thank you to all of the donors and volunteers who contributed to making the 24-Hour Play Fest a success.

First, the playwrights, directors, and plays:

  • How to Make the Great Wall of China by Vonn Scott Bair, directed by Christine Keating
  • A Rainbow Through Tears by Gaetana Caldwell-Smith, directed by John Ferreira
  • Circular Reasoning by Patrick M Brennan, directed by Don Hardwick
  • Off The Grid by Chas Belov, directed by Bayla G. Travis
  • Pasta The Cat by Earl T. Roske, directed by Kris Neely
  • Cholos In China by Annette Roman, directed by Seth Margolies
  • Full Circle Special by Larry Rekow, directed by Sinohui Hinojosa
  • The Eighth Circle by Bridgette Dutta Portman, directed by Tatiana Gelfand

Thank you to the actors:

  • Alexander Delgadillo
  • Cheri L. Miller
  • Dan Rosen
  • Don Corbin
  • Jacobella Luongo
  • Jake Arky
  • Jeanine Louise Perasso
  • Jenna Peters-Ring
  • Kevin F. Adler
  • Lana Palmer
  • Mary Bishop
  • Matthew Weinberg
  • Meira Perelstein
  • Merri Gordon
  • Michelle Ianiro
  • Peter Preciado
  • Rodger Lee
  • Ryan L. Boyd
  • Susannah Wood
  • Terry Bamberger

To the Volunteers:

  • Producer: Bill Hyatt
  • Associate Producer: Pat Morin; Bridgette Dutta Portman
  • Stage Managers: Jan Carty Marsh; Pat Morin
  • Light and Sound Operator: Briana Walsh
  • House Manager: Robin Booth
  • Hospitality and Concessions Manager: Larry Morin
  • House Staff: Kristin Anundsen, Dennis Campagna; Delinda Dane; Sara Judge; Alison Luterman
  • Photographer: Colin Hussey
  • Videographer: Sinohui Hinojosa
  • Video Editor/Support: Laylah Muran de Assereto
  • Playbill Design: Bill Hyatt

To the Raffle Prize Donors:

  • Jerome Joseph Gentes
  • Sinohui Hinojosa
  • Christine Keating
  • Brian Katz
  • Kris Neely
  • Earl T. Roske
  • Diane Tasca
  • Blushie Bath and Body
  • Custom Made Theater
  • Dandelion Chocolate Factory
  • Pear Theater
  • Walnut Creek International Short Film Festival

To the Performance and rehearsal spaces:

  • The Custom Made Theatre Company
  • Unscripted Theater Company
  • RAE Dance Studios
  • Exit Theatre

And last, but not least, thank you to our audience.

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