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 […]

Posted on January 3, 2018

Sarah Gasser

The Inaugural PlayGround Solo Performance Festival!

  PlayGround  will present a celebration of the best in Bay Area solo performance, running January 11-28 at Potrero Stage. The PlayGround Solo Performance Festival features 36 performances by 8 local artists over three weeks, and will include new works by Lisa Evans, Malcolm Grissom, Marjorie Hazeltine, Michael Phillis, Katie Rubin, Thomas Robert Simpson, Nina […]

Posted on November 30, 2017

Jim Kleinmann

The 2017 PlayGround Film Festival

The PlayGround Film Festival, a unique showcase of Bay Area films adapted from stage to screen, returns December 15-17 with nine programs and twenty-two different films over three days, at PlayGround’s state-of-the-art Potrero Hill theatre, Potrero Stage. The festival opens on Friday, December 15, 8pm, with a special program of five brand-new short films, each […]

Posted on September 26, 2017

Jim Kleinmann

Potrero Stage Rental Opportunities

Looking for a venue for your next production? Potrero Stage: PlayGround Center for New Plays is a fully-equipped 99-seat state-of-the-art black box theatre, operated by PlayGround, and serving as home to some of the Bay Area’s leading new play developers and producers, including PlayGround, Crowded Fire, Golden Thread, and Playwrights Foundation, among others. The theatre, […]

Posted on September 12, 2017

Jim Kleinmann

Crowded Fire Premieres Christopher Chen’s A TALE OF AUTUMN

Crowded Fire Theater presents the world premiere of Christopher Chen’s A TALE OF AUTUMN, September 14-October 7, 2017 at Potrero Stage. In his inaugural commission as Crowded Fire’s Playwright-­in-­Residence, Christopher Chen tackles the power structures inherent in large corporations. Set in a parallel world, A TALE OF AUTUMN is a psychological rise-­to-­power fable. Founded with […]