An intimate, black-box performance space dedicated to new works, The Costume Shop is a versatile venue that houses an eclectic lineup of performances: from innovative A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program productions, to eye-catching work by local artists and performing arts companies.
Located just across Market Street from Civic Center's UN Plaza in the heart of San Francisco's lively Central Market arts neighborhood, The Costume Shop officially opened its doors at 1117 Market Street in fall 2011 as part of 24 Days of Central Market Arts.
Thanks to funding from grants from the San Francisco Neighborhood Arts Collaborative and The Kenneth Rainin Foundation, A.C.T. is able provide no-cost rehearsal and performance space to select local arts organizations.
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Read on for information about upcoming performances at this exciting new venue!
In addition to our M.F.A. Program productions, this season we are proud to host exciting work from local Bay Area arts organizations, including the 06 Ensemble, Bindlestiff Studio, Campo Santo, Footloose, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, Playwrights Foundation, Magic Theatre, San Francisco Recovery Theatre, Teatro Pachuco, Theatecture, Theatre Rhinoceros, Volti San Francisco, and more.
Performances are subject to change—information will be updated periodically. Many performances are free of charge, but check each company’s website for details.
2013–14 Season Productions
February 13–16, 2014
AlterTheater Ensemble presents
Co-winner, National Latino Playwriting Award
The River Bride
By Marisela Treviño Orta
Directed by Ann Brebner and Jeanette Harrison
Inspired by Brazilian folklore about river dolphins who come ashore for three days to seduce women.
Once upon a time in a fishing village along the Amazon River, two sisters struggle to find their happily ever after. A beautiful new fairy tale about having it all. More information on The River Bride, and other plays with AlterTheater, can be found at www.altertheater.org.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online or by calling the AlterTheater Box Office at 415.454.2787.
Special Choose Your Own Price performance on Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m.