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San Francisco’s Most Anticipated Play of 2013: A.C.T.’s “Black Watch” – A Must-See – Runs Through June 16thFriday, May 10th, 2013
This is it. This is your San Francisco Theatre Performance of the Year.
It’s Black Watch from Scotland.
It’s down in the Armory, in the Mission. If you show up late, they won’t let you in. 110 minutes, no intermission. And, oh yeah, all the tickets cost $100.
But everyone seems to love it.
Get your tickets now if you want to go.
Look, it’s getting attention already:
A shot from yesterday’s press preview at The Drill Court:
By Brenden Mendoza – thanks!
All right, see you there!
Here’s where it’s at:
The Armory Community Center
333 14th Street (between Mission and Valencia)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Use the Bay Area’s 511 TakeTransit Trip Planner to get public transit information.
For more information about public transportation and parking lot options please visit the Black Watch show page.
National Theatre of Scotland’s Black Watch
May 9–June 16, 2013
A Revolutionary Theatrical Event
by Gregory Burke
Directed by John Tiffany
Performing in the Armory Community Center, located in San Francisco’s Mission District at 333 14th Street (between Mission and Valencia).
THERE WILL BE NO LATE SEATING!
Please plan appropriate travel time when making arrangements.
1 hour and 50 minutes with no intermission
The internationally acclaimed hit—named “#1 Theatrical Event of the Year!”
by the New York Times
After transfixing audiences across the globe and receiving unanimous critical acclaim worldwide, National Theatre of Scotland’s revolutionary production of Black Watch makes its highly anticipated Bay Area premiere. Inspired by interviews with soldiers who served in Iraq with Scotland’s nearly 300-year-old Black Watch regiment, this hauntingly powerful depiction of war is so inventive and groundbreaking in scope that it demands a completely unique performance venue—and will take over the long-dormant Drill Court at San Francisco’s historic Mission Armory. Splicing together exquisitely deployed stagecraft, from choreographed marches and Scottish ballads to searing video news footage, Black Watch captures the layered state of being at war, from moment to gripping moment. A transformative theatrical event you don’t want to miss, Black Watch delivers a visceral, unforgettable experience.
Performances of Black Watch will take place in the Armory Community Center, located in San Francisco’s Mission District., located at 333 14th Street (between Mission and Valencia). Click here for directions.
“Thrilling . . . a necessary reminder of the transporting power that is unique to theater.” —The New York Times
“A genuine spectacle that revels in its own theatricality and comes replete with music, marching, explosive effects and its own piper.” —Chicago Tribune
“Magnificent” —New York Observer
“Enthralling” —Washington Post
“★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ! The world must see this play. Immediately.” —The Herald (Scotland)
“★ ★ ★ ★ ★! Fierce, passionate, and unguarded” —The Guardian
“A landmark event” —The Independent (London)
“A glorious piece of theater—raw, truthful, uncomfortable, moving, graceful and dynamic” —Scotland on Sunday
“Stirring and absorbing” —The West Australian
“A pulsating epic” —Daily Mail
Attention Bay Area Chefs: Your Chance to Become Famous on Bravo-TV Comes July 21st In SF From 10AM to 2PM – Audition!Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
This is it, this is your chance to become cable-TV famous or something. Why don’t you try out for the pilot of the Chef Competition Show? (Let’s call that a working title.)
A lot of the deets are right here – check that out first.
I don’t know that Padma will be there, but OTOH, I don’t know that she won’t be there:
BRAVO CHEF COMPETITION, PILOT
Magical Elves (Top Chef) is casting a reality TV series pilot for Bravo, which will involve professional chefs competing against each other.
Project description: “We are seeking professional chefs of all levels, who have a lifelong love affair with food, a passion for creating visually impressive dishes, and a desire for adventure. If this sounds like something you have been dreaming of, then we want to hear from you immediately.” Casting across the U.S.
Seeking—Professional Chefs: males & females, 18+, all levels, passionate, sense of adventure.
“Bring a completed application to the auditions, available atwww.tinyurl.com/bravo-chef. Those unable to attend open calls can email their application to email@example.com. Include name, phone number, location, job title, recent photo, and name of the restaurant you currently work at. No pay.”
Thursday, July 21st, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
2043 S. Lamar
Austin, TX 78704
50 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
August 3rd, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Foundary on Melrose
7465 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Thursday, August 11th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Vertigo Sky Lounge
2 West Erie
Chicago, IL 60654
187 Orchard Street
NY, NY 10002
Alternate entrance: Thompson LES 1
90 Allen St
NY NY 10002
Hey bay area marketers, watcha doing tomorrow night at 6:30PM? Why not scrape up 16 bones and consider attending “Meet the Press – NY Times, SF Chronicle, SF Business Times.” It can’t hoit.
See, if you do it right, you can get ink for your product without having to pay for costly “marketing and advertising strategies,” or for whatever some people pay (or do, or whatever – “corporate marketing?”) to get featured on Channel 2 KTVU’s Malou Review featuring Malou Nubla.
Here’s yo chance to press the flesh and meet the press, or you can just check out the attendee list [cough, stalker!, cough] to see who plans on going. FTW!
“Forget costly marketing and advertising strategies – what you need is to use the power of the Press. A newspaper article or radio mention is a poweful endorsement and can go a long way to get you more clients, better credibility and even more press.
Meet our speakers:
Jesse McKinley, bureau chief, New York Times
Andrew Ross, business columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
Mike Consol, associate publisher, San Francisco Business Times
Myles Weissleder, founder, Mylermedia and SF New Tech
This is a great chance to meet journalists face to face and learn:
- What NY Times, SF Chronicle and SF Business Times look for
- How to pitch them
- How to build relationships with the press
- Do you really need a press release?
- Other PR tips
We’ll have snacks and wine!