From a dark office comedy to a Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, don't miss out on these plays that are closing soon.
Washed up on the Potomac: Closes at Custom Made Theatre on September 1
In this workplace comedy by Lynn Rosen, part of San Francisco Playhouse’s new works series, three proofreaders ponder their futures and become haunted and inspired by memories of a coworker whose body may have washed up on the banks of the Potomac. See details.
ANNIVERSARY! Stories from Tobias Wolff and George Saunders: Closes at Z Space on September 2
Word for Word, which performs literary works verbatim, chose stories by two of its favorite authors for the company’s 25th anniversary: Tobias Wolff’s “Deep Kiss” and George Saunders’ “Victory Lap.” Both are about adolescence, longing, moral choice and the loss of innocence, according to co-artistic directors Susan Harloe and JoAnne Winter. See more.
Sunday in the Park with George: Closes at The San Francisco Playhouse on September 8
In this 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, the French post-Impressionist Georges Seurat, working on his idyllic, pointillist masterpiece, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,” is torn between his art and his lover, Dot. Learn more.