Act Now! San Francisco Plays Closing Soon

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

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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

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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.

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Sunday in the Park with George: Closes at The San Francisco Playhouse on September 8

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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.


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