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Theatre reopens its doors: San Francisco Playhouse announces in-person performances of Hold These Truths

Theatre reopens its doors: San Francisco Playhouse announces in-person performances of Hold These Truths

SAN FRANCISCO (13 April 2021) — San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced its return to...

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A Note from ‘I Was Right Here’ Playwright Julia Brothers

A Note from ‘I Was Right Here’ Playwright Julia Brothers

When I first started writing this piece in 2018, it was to be a one-character play driven by high tech effects, an experimental bent, and a more...

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Notes from the Empathy Gym – March 2021

Notes from the Empathy Gym – March 2021

They are calling this the age of disinformation – the systematic and knowing flooding of the airwaves with false statements – the countless...

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A note from [hieroglyph] playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza

A note from [hieroglyph] playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza

: an origin story I was six years old when Patrick Sykes kidnapped & raped nine-year-old Shatoya Currie (Girl X) in apartment 504 of...

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Notes from the Empathy Gym – February 2021

Notes from the Empathy Gym – February 2021

To say it has been a crazy time this last 11 months, is to beg the obvious. Our heads are reeling from the pandemic, from the election and from all...

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Songs for a New World: A Note from the Artistic Director

Songs for a New World: A Note from the Artistic Director

Its emphasis on breaking past barriers to discover hope and redemption has made me a fan of Songs for a New World since it first appeared. It's...

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The Jewelry Box: A Note from the Artistic Director

The Jewelry Box: A Note from the Artistic Director

More than ten years ago, our late amazing publicist, Anne Abrams, introduced us to Brian Copeland and got me on his weekly radio show to promote our...

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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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From the Empathy Gym – August 2020

From the Empathy Gym – August 2020

The Reports of Theatre’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated. Is the theatre really dead? – Paul Simon When Mark Twain wrote his famous...

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