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Art: A Note from the Artistic Director

Art: A Note from the Artistic Director

When Art was first produced on Broadway 22 years ago, it was a brilliant fable about male friendship. An affectionate satire, written by a woman,...

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San Francisco Playhouse Announces On-Stage Filming for Art

San Francisco Playhouse Announces On-Stage Filming for Art

SAN FRANCISCO (October 2020) — San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) were given the green...

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San Francisco Playhouse Announces Playwrights Selected for Year Three of 5-Year Commission Program

SAN FRANCISCO (August 2020) — San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) continued its commitment...

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Standing in Solidarity

A Message to the San Francisco Playhouse community: We at the Empathy Gym stand in solidarity and love with the black community. We dedicate...

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Highlights from San Francisco Playhouse’s 2020/21 Season Announcement Party

On Sunday, March 29th, we announced our 2020/21 Season with our first ever live streaming Virtual Season Announcement Party. After months of...

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Notes from the Empathy Gym – April 2020

Notes from the Empathy Gym – April 2020

Right about now, I’m sure many of us are feeling pretty small, isolated, many of us alone, feeling defeated by a microscopic single cell...

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Real Women Have Curves: A Note from the Artistic Director

Real Women Have Curves: A Note from the Artistic Director

Thirty years ago, in San Francisco at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, Real Women Have Curves by Josefina López was given its world...

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Born in East Berlin: A Note from the Artistic Director

Born in East Berlin: A Note from the Artistic Director

We are worried these days about our privacy. We feel like thousands of eyes are watching us. Surveillance cameras, the info we must share to travel...

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Notes from the Empathy Gym – January 2020

Notes from the Empathy Gym – January 2020

January 2020 First off, a huge thank you to everyone who contributed to our End of Calendar Year fundraising campaign. You gave over $400,000 —...

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Notes from the Empathy Gym – December 2019

Notes from the Empathy Gym – December 2019

December 2019 HEARTS BEAT AS ONE We are often reminded of the precariousness of live theatre. That something can go wrong at any moment. Lines...

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