Sheherezade XI: A Year in Review
SHEHEREZADE XI: A YEAR IN REVIEW 2010
A Benefit Production for The Playwrights' Center of San Francisco
Produced by Laylah Muran
Opening Weekend: Friday March 18th & Saturday March 19th
Thursday - Saturday Nights through April 9th, 2011
8pm; box office opens at 7:00pm
****Thursday 3/24 is a Pay What You Can Night $5-$30****
533 Sutter Street btw Powell and Mason Streets, San Francisco
(downstairs from SF Playhouse)
Directed by Ann Thomas and Brady Brophy-Hilton
Production Management, Lighting & Set Design by Quinn Whitaker
Master Electrician and Carpentry by Wesley Cayabyab
Featuring and Ensemble Cast: Wesley Cayabyab, Richard M. Egan, Rachel Marie Ferensowicz, Philip Goleman, Charles Lewis III, Shubhra Prakash, Corinne E. Proctor, and Heidi Wolff
Sheherezade, now entering our 11th year! Is a fun evening of short plays written by PCSF members that celebrate, pick fun at, and put some perspective on the year that was 2010.
All proceeds benefit play development programs at PCSF.
EMERGENCY CONTACT, by Eamon MacAodhagain
In the wake of the pipeline explosion in San Bruno, a PG&E customer service rep follows corporate instructions to "keep it real" with an unsuspecting customer, but only manages to disturb some settled truths from the past. It leads them both to question just how real is too real for corporations and people alike.
FEAR SELLS, by Tom Bruett
Outlandish Betty, the host of a home shopping program at a local television station, attempts to move up the media ladder by any means necessary. Even if those means include holding her guest entrepreneur - who happens to be Muslim - hostage.
iWHAT, by VB Leghorn
It is iPad madness at the Microsoft offices. Can J.W., a Microsoft Engineer, keep his coworkers sane or will he fall victim too?
MANY WINTERS, by Leah Halper
In the shadow of a similar loss more than fifty years ago, Jean flies from Ohio to California to comfort her grand-daughter, Marie, who has lost her young son to cancer. Would stem cell research have helped treatment of his disease?
MY VISIT WITH FATHER BRODY, by Andrew Black
A man who was abused by a Catholic priest seeks out his abuser with the intent of confronting him and laying the matter to rest. He is surprised to discover that demons are sometimes exorcised in unexpected ways.
OIL AND WATER, by Jaene Leonard
Ann struggles to find hope for her unborn baby in the midst of the BP oil spill crises. Can her husband help her see a future without oil slicks and desolation?
PAUL DER KRAKE, by Bridgette Portman
Fritz has one joy in life; taking care of Paul, a famous psychic octopus. One night Fritz must defend his charge against Karl, a man determined to kill the cephalopod for unexpected reasons.
PROPOSITION ATE, by Kirk Shimano
A fifth grade girl finds herself the victim of a schoolyard bully who strips away her rights. For the first time, she stands her ground.
533 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94607
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|