Posted on January 17, 2019

Jim Kleinmann

Introducing… Potrero Stage Memberships!

In 2017, PlayGround completed extensive renovations on the former Thick House Theater and relaunched it as Potrero Stage: PlayGround Center for New Plays, a state-of-the-art performance venue dedicated to new plays and new voices for the stage. Today, on the 20th anniversary of the opening of Thick House, we launch the next stage in our […]

Posted on November 16, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

PlayGround’s 2019 Solo Fest Lineup

PlayGround has announced the lineup for its second annual PlayGround Solo Performance Festival, a celebration of the best in Bay Area solo performance, running January 24-February 10 at Potrero Stage. The festival features 12 double-bill performances by 11 local artists over three weeks, including new works by Ron Campbell, Julie Gieseke, Malcolm Grissom, Emil  Guillermo, […]

Posted on October 4, 2018

Sarah Gasser

The Obligation Returns to Potrero Stage!

Back by popular demand, The Obligation, Roger Grunwald’s riveting, immersive one-person stage drama, returns to Potrero Stage for a four-week limited engagement, October 11-November 4, 2018. Written and performed by internationally acclaimed actor Roger Grunwald and directed by Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle award winner Nancy Carlin, this celebrated work interweaves the stories of a […]

Posted on August 7, 2018

Jim Kleinmann

Potrero Stage Availability & Rates thru 2020

Looking for a space for your next show? Potrero Stage is taking requests through December 27, 2020, with priority given to producers of new plays and those booking three or more consecutive weeks. Nonprofit licensing rates are currently $2,000 per week ($500 per day). As of October 1, 2018, licensing rates will increase to $2,500 […]

Posted on April 3, 2018

Sarah Gasser

Stories in Motion

On Saturday night, April 7th at 8PM, an ensemble of performers directed by Nina Wise will  present Stories in Motion, an evening of improvised theater, at Potrero Stage. Corey Fisher describes Motion Theater like this: Motion Theater “is word-jazz composed on the spot with the whole body. We weave stories around themselves until their meanings […]

Posted on March 1, 2018

Sarah Gasser

PlayGround’s Benefit and Awards Night Line Up

On Monday, April 9, PlayGround will celebrate twenty-four seasons of innovation and the first year anniversary of its new home, Potrero Stage, with the PlayGround Benefit & Awards Night,  a special one-night gala fundraiser and performance, featuring some of the Bay Area’s top actors in selected shorts by PlayGround alumni**. The evening begins with a […]