Participating Orgs

Here’s a list of the theaters that participate in our 8RATE PROGRAM:

SAN FRANCISCO

CUSTOM MADE THEATRE CO.
“The Custom Made Theatre Co. is committed to producing plays that awaken our social conscience, focusing on the strength of the ensemble, and creating an intimate theatrical experience.”
Where? Gough Street Playhouse (1620 Gough St, San Francisco)
Box Office Email: bkatz@custommade.org
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 45 min. before curtain
Website: www.custommade.org

 

THE SF PLAYHOUSE
“Founded by Susi Damilano and Bill English in 2003, the SF Playhouse’s mission is to share stories that uplift our spirits, deepen self awareness and nurture compassionate community.”
Where? The SF Playhouse (533 Sutter St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco)
Box Office Phone Number: 415-677-9596
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 10 min. before curtain
Website: www.sfplayhouse.org

 

CROWDED FIRE THEATER COMPANY
“As one of San Francisco’s most uncompromising small theaters, Crowded Fire develops and produces a diversity of work created by cutting edge playwrights that is compelling in language, vision, and structure.”
Where? varies; check website
Box Office Phone Number: 415-255-7846
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 15 min. before curtain
Website: www.crowdedfire.org

EAST BAY

THEATREFIRST

“Committed to bringing you the best in professional theater in an intimate space at affordable prices.”
Where? Berkeley City Club (2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA)
Box Office Number: 510-436-5085
When to arrive: 30 min. before curtain
Website: www.theatrefirst.com

 

IMPACT THEATRE

“Since 1996 Impact Theatre has welcomed a new generation of theatregoers and enthusiasts alike who want to see something fresh and bold on stage.”
Where? La Val’s Subterranean (1834 Euclid Ave, Berkeley CA)
Box Office Number: 510-224-5744
When to arrive: 30 min. before curtain
Website: www.impacttheatre.com

 

CENTRAL WORKS

“Central Works produces collaboratively developed world premiere plays.”
Where? Berkeley City Club (2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA)
Box Office Number: 510-558-1381
When to arrive: 15 min. before curtain
Website: www.centralworks.org

 

DIABLO BALLET
“Diablo Ballet is an internationally recognized professional performing dance company committed to enriching, inspiring, enlightening, and educating children and adults through the art of dance.”
Where? Shadelands Arts Center Auditorium (111 North Wiget Lane & Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA)
Box Office Number: 925-943-1775 (no phone at venue – can call in advance)
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 1 hour before curtain
Website: www.diabloballet.org

SYMMETRY THEATRE

Symmetry Theatre Logo

“The plays we choose will always have at least as many female characters as male, and in any given show there will always be at least as many AEA contracts given to women as to men. In addition we will produce plays that acknowledge that women’s stories are as important as men’s and in so doing we will hope to bring about further awareness to the public and the theatre community at large to the very real need for ‘balance on the boards’.”
Where? varies; Berkeley City Club (2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA)
Box Office Number: 415-377-0457
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 20 min. before curtain
Website: www.symmetrytheatre.com

 

BERKELEY PLAYHOUSEBerkeley Playhouse Logo

“Berkeley Playhouse is a professional theatre for all ages presenting a season of year-round musicals as well as a music theatre conservatory offering a range of educational instruction classes in music performance skills.”
Where? Julia Morgan Center for the Arts (2640 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA)
Box Office Number: 510-845-8542 X 351 (weekdays only / cannot take calls on weekend)
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 1 hour before curtain
Website: www.berkeleyplayhouse.org

 

SHOTGUN PLAYERSShotgun Logo

“Shotgun Players is a company of artists on a mission to create bold, relevant, and affordable theatre; we believe in the power of theatre as a mechanism for examining ourselves, our community, and the world. “
Where? Ashby Stage (1901 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA)
Box Office Number: 510-841-6500, ext. 303
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 1 hour before curtain
Website: www.shotgunplayers.org

 

SOUTH BAY/PENINSULA

PEAR AVENUE THEATRE
“We present stunning, beautifully acted productions of new works, classics, and contemporary plays in an intimate setting.”
Where? The Pear Avenue Theatre (1220 Pear Avenue, Mountain View, CA)
Box Office Number: 650-254-1148
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 30 min. before curtain
Website: www.thepear.org

DRAGON PRODUCTIONS THEATRE
“Big theatre in a small space.”
Where? 535 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA
Box Office Email: kim@dragonproductions.net
Box Office Number: 650.493.2006 (leave a message; email preferred)
NOTE: Dragon Productions offers ADVANCE 8RATE RESERVATIONS — reserve by emailing kim@dragonproductions.net with your name as well as the date and time of the show you want to see.
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 30 min. before curtain
Website: www.dragonproductions.net

CITY LIGHTS THEATER COMPANY
“City Lights Theater Company creates provocative live productions that engage, inspire, and challenge audiences and artists alike through innovative concepts, intimate staging, and uncompromising storytelling.”
Where? 529 S. Second St, San Jose, CA
Box Office Number: 408.295.4200
Accessibility: wheelchair seating
When to arrive: 30 min. before curtain
Website: www.CLTC.org

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