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Louie Anderson brings “Dear Dad,” a show based on his best-selling memoir, to the Strand. (Courtesy American Conservatory Theater)

Louie Anderson moves memoir from page to stage

When comedian Louie Anderson decided to bring his bestselling 1989 memoir “Dear…

 

Bess Wohl’s “Small Mouth Sounds” runs through Dec. 10 at ACT’s Strand Theater. (Courtesy American Conservatory Theater)

Silent retreat inspires Bess Wohl’s ‘Small Mouth Sounds’

At first, playwright Bess Wohl was a spy in the house of…

 

From left, Stacey Yen,  Georgia Engel and Joe Paulik star in American Conservatory Theater’s production of “John.” (Courtesy Kevin Berne)

Georgia Engel’s quirky innkeeper fuels ACT’s ‘John’

There’s something decidedly odd about the bed and breakfast -– and its…

 

Georgia Engel appears in “John,” in a lead role written specifically for her.  (Courtesy Stefan Cohen)

Georgia Engel explores sounds of silences in ‘John’

Georgia Engel – in San Francisco for the West Coast premiere of…

Georgia Engel appears in “John,” in a lead role written specifically for her.  (Courtesy Stefan Cohen)
Tony Award-winner Bill Irwin has an invigorating show at The Strand. (Courtesy Kevin Berne)

Bill Irwin clowns around in ‘On Beckett’

If only all university lectures could be as enlightening, as engrossing as…

Tony Award-winner Bill Irwin has an invigorating show at The Strand. (Courtesy Kevin Berne)
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ACT christens renovated Strand on Market Street

On Thursday, San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater ceremoniously opens The Strand, a…

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