Another great shot from Jim Corrigan on the streets of San Francisco
A thick stick of blackthorn or oak used in Ireland, typically as a weapon.
Co-opting The Mission Burrito sure takes a long time, huh?
Artist’s conception of what the mighty sign on Masonic will look like, sooner or later:
Appears as if Panera Bread will win the race to further chainify the Western Addition…
And it looks like not a single soul in the world will raise a voice against the Chipotle chain coming to 2675 Geary.
The thing is that this production is different than what you might be expecting. It’s grittier, that’s the best way to phrase it. Anyway, I’ve searched and searched and haven’t found anybody saying anything negative about, so that’s a good sign.
Here’s Pat Craig’s review:
And here’s another, but you’re probably better off holding off reading it. See WSS first and then come back to it:
(And you’d think the Orpheum Theatre Examiner(!) would have something up soon, right?)
So, this is your chance to see West Side Story the way it was meant to be done.
It’ll cost you twice as much as seeing a romcom at the Googleplex, so it seems like it’s worth checking out, non?
It will leave us on NOVEMBER 28, 2010.
All the deets, after the junp
As seen on Broadway:
THE SMASH HIT REVIVAL
PLAYING THE ORPHEUM THEATRE
OCTOBER 27, 2010 – NOVEMBER 28, 2010
TICKETS NOW ON SALE
SAN FRANCISCO… Casting has been announced for the smash hit revival of the Tony Award-winning musical WEST SIDE STORY which plays the Orpheum Theatre October 27 – November 28 and concludes the 2009-2010 Citibank Best of Broadway series under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays. Tickets now on sale.
The cast will star Kyle Harris as Tony, Ali Ewoldt as Maria, Michelle Aravena as Anita, Joseph J. Simeone as Riff and German Santiago as Bernardo. Also featured are Mike Boland as Krupke, Ryan Christoper Chotto as A-rab, Stephen DeRosa as Glad Hand, Drew Foster as Action, Alexandra Frohlinger as Anybodys, Jay Garcia as Chino, Grant Gustin as Baby John, Nathan Keen as Big Deal, Christopher Patrick Mullen as Schrank, John O’Creagh as Doc, Kyle Robinson as Diesel, Cary Tedder as Snowboy, along with Lauren Boyd, Alicia Charles, Beth Crandall, Dean Andre de Luna, Ted Ely, Lori Ann Ferreri, Ryan Ghysels, Tim Hausmann, Dea Julien, Daniel Kermidas, Kristen Paulicelli, Christie Portera, Erika Santillana, Kevin Santos, Michael Scirrotto, Jeffrey C. Sousa, Jessica Swesey, Kathryn Lin Terza and Kirstin Tucker.
Ever more deets, after the jump