Union Square is San Francisco’s hub for entertainment with a great selection of world-class theaters. This spring’s theatrical performance lineup is full of must-see comedies, musicals and thrillers. Here are just a few that you won’t want to miss.
The Short and The Long of It at Un-Scripted Theater – You control the action in this Un-Scripted original production! First, the cast will present an exciting array of short scenes, all based on your suggestions, then vote to see your favorite scene turned into an improvised play. Feb. 26 – Mar. 12.
The Realistic Joneses at A.C.T. Geary Theater – When two couples who live next door to each other and share more than just their last name, it results in a complex game of wits that make ordinary conversation an extraordinary adventure. This new play by Will Eno shows just how difficult it is for words to fully capture feelings and how incredible it is for people to truly know each other. Mar. 9 – Apr. 3.
Colossal at San Francisco Playhouse- When football and dance collide you get one epic show! This production brings together a dance company, a drum corps and a fully padded cast to demonstrate how through grace, victory, loss and recovery one learns the toughest act of all, being yourself. Mar. 15 – Apr. 30.
DASH Improv at Un-Scripted Theater – For this interactive comedy, the DASH cast mixes games and scenes into a morphing spectacle that incorporates ideas and suggestions from the audience, just remember anything can (and probably will) happen. Saturday nights ongoing.
On Clover Road at San Francisco Playhouse –To find her runaway daughter, you’ll see just how far a mother is willing to go to bring her home. From an abandoned motel room to a cruel private investigator, the shocking truth will come to light in this captivating thriller. Mar. 23 – Apr. 16.