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

Thursday, Sept. 21
7:30 p.m.
Scene Night
42nd Street Moonspace
246 Van Ness
(at Grove)
San Francisco

Monday, Sept. 25
7:30 p.m.
Pasiphae
by Charley Lerrigo
Shelton Theater
533 Sutter Street (at Powell)
San Francisco

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Upcoming Deadlines

  • 24-Hour Play Fest signup, July 1
  • You can always see a list of active PCSF submission opportunities, if any, at the PCSF Submittable website.

PCSF Fall Reading Series dates announced

The following plays have been selected for the PCSF 2017 Fall Reading Series. Congratulations to the playwrights whose plays were selected.

Staged reading:

Developmental readings:
  • Gap by Carol Lashof,
    Oct. 9
  • Pasiphae by Charley Lerrigo, Sept. 25
If your play was not selected, we encourage you to continue working on your play and resubmit it for a future season.

24-Hour Fest Thank Yous

Thank you to everyone who made the 24-Hour Play Fest on July 30 a success:

Playwrights, Directors and Cast

Family Dinner by Annette Roman, directed by Bert Van Aalsburg

  • Jessica... Jessica Rankin
  • Dan... Dan Rosen
  • Jess... Jessica Lim

Hard Work, Professionalism, Integrity by Harold Smith, directed by John Ferreira

  • Glenn... John Tranchitella
  • Marci... Christine Hong
  • Noreen... Roberta Morris
  • Charlotte... Christina Wong

Montreal Canadiens Forever by Chas Belov, directed by Kris Neely

  • Stewart... Jason Thompson
  • Justine... Stephanie Jeane

The Glue Gun by Bill Hyatt, directed by Don Hardwick

  • Melody... Melena Smith
  • Portia... Sarah Benjamin

And the Mother and Child Reunion is Only a Paper Away by Vonn Scott Bair, directed by Meira Perelstein

  • 8245501... Tom Bleecker
  • Interrogator... Helen Tsim

Dreamers by Lana Palmer, directed by Tatiana Gelfand

  • Margo... Sara Judge
  • Will... Kevin F. Adler
  • Gretchen... Janice Rumschlag

Appearances by Pat Morin, directed by Susannah Wood

  • Sandy... Hilda L. Roe
  • Allison... Amanda J. Lee
  • James... Moshe Goodman

Clarity In The Park by Jim Norrena, directed by Sinohui Hinojosa

  • Daughter... Malinda Coler
  • Mother... Lisa Klein

Production Crew and Staff

  • Producer...Bill Hyatt
  • Associate Producer...Bridgette Dutta Portman
  • House Manager... Pat Morin
  • Hospitality and Concessions Manager... Larry Morin
  • House Staff ... Lisa A. Mammel
  • Crew... Paula K. Bauer, Parker Neely
  • Light and Sound Operator... Bert van Aalsburg
  • Photographer... Colin Hussey
  • Videographer... Sinohui Hinojosa
  • Playbill Design... Bill Hyatt

Raffle Donors

  • Jerome Joseph Gentes
  • Pat and Larry Morin
  • Bridgette Dutta Portman
  • Vonn Scott Bair
  • Kris Neely
  • Dan Rosen
  • Bert van Aalsburg
  • Matt Shelton
  • Betsy Kruse Craig
  • Sam Tillis
  • Stuart Bousel
  • Meredith Hagedorn
  • Shelton Theater
  • Pear Theater
  • SF Olympians
  • Quantum Dragon Theatre
  • Dragon Theatre

PCSF Playoffs Round 3 Results

LIST by L. Zephyr and BLOODLETTING by Lisa Mammel were chosen as audience favorites in PCSF Playoffs Round 3.

Additionally, the producers have chosen THE ARNOLFINI PORTRAIT by Vonn Scott Bair and WAITING FOR VAN GOGH by Amanda Lee as the critics choice plays.

All four plays will be part of the PCSF Playoffs 2017 production this winter.


PCSF wins TBA Award for Best Anthology Production

PCSF is overjoyed to have received a TBA award for Outstanding Production of an Anthology for "Sheherezade's Last Tales," the festival of short plays we produced December 2015. Props to producers Jerome Joseph Gentes and Bridgette Dutta Portman, the playwrights, and everyone else involved with the production.


Publicity Guide updated

The PCSF Publicity Guide (PDF), a basic guide for getting audiences for your readings and performances, has been updated to 2016. Thank you to Laylah Muran de Assereto for her work on this helpful work.


PCSF hits 1500 plays

PCSF has hit a milestone! As of May 22, 2016, PCSF has brought 1500 plays to the stage in the form of public readings and productions. Some of these plays have gone on to readings and productions elsewhere.

We are proud of our record supporting Bay Area playwrights in honing their work, and we are proud of and grateful to the playwrights, directors, actors, volunteers, donors, and others who have brought us this far and are bringing us into the future of theatre.

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