We are, thrilled to be able to offer virtual tickets to streaming productions of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s Gloria that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

You have until April 3 to pick your price and we will send you a link within the next day. Act fast as these productions will expire on Sunday, April 5 at midnight.

HIGHEST RATING “Ruthlessly probing and insightful”
San Francisco Chronicle

“darkly comic masterpiece . . . bound to be a classic”
Broadway World

“a startling, vivid, densely layered experience . . . hysterically funny until suddenly, and quite shockingly,
it isn’t”

SF Examiner

“exquisite theatricality . . . fascinating, funny and frightening”
The Mercury News

“fresh, original and disturbing . . .
go see it!”

48 Hills

Theater Dogs

“Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s whip-smart satire of fear and loathing”
The New York Times



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by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Eric Ting 

Feb 13–Apr 12, 2020
A.C.T.’s Strand Theater

Gloria runs 2 hours and 5 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2016, this scalpel-sharp dark comedy explores how we cope with trauma and the tales we tell each other to escape. In the dog-eat-dog office of a New York magazine, twentysomethings Ani, Dean, and Kendra compete for a book deal to kick-start their careers. But after tragedy strikes, which one of them will write the story?

MacArthur “Genius” winner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Appropriate, Everybody) reunites with Cal Shakes Artistic Director Eric Ting, who directed the playwright’s An Octoroon (2017) at Berkeley Rep. Shocking, satirical, and viciously funny, Gloria is a thought-provoking work from a powerhouse playwright. 


This production contains strong language, loud noises, gun shots on and off stage, violence, and mature themes. For additional context about this production, click here. Note: Includes spoilers.


Open caption performance: Saturday, Mar 14 at 2 p.m.
Support for Open Captioning is provided in part by TDF. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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