From the battlefields of the Central Pacific to lesbians in lock-up, our new season is a queer adventure like you’ve never seen. Join us for thrills, spills, trills and laughs galore!
The Battle of Midway: Live! Onstage! By John Fisher and Don Seaver – A queer-camp musical rendition of the famous naval battle. World Premiere: November 14 – 30, 2014 @ The Costume Shop, 1117 Market Street, SF, 94102
Shopping: The Musical by Morris Bobrow – The hit musical comedy revue about everybody's second-favorite (in some cases, favorite) activity. The 2014 Rhino New Year’s Eve Spectacular: One Show Only – Tuesday, December 31, 2014, 800 pm @ Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, SF, 94111
The Anarchist by David Mamet – A psychological drama about a lesbian anarchist inmate on the day of her possible parole. Bay Area Premiere: January 2 - 17, 2015 @ The Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, SF, 94111
Breaking the Code by Hugh Whitemore – The gripping drama about homosexual scientist Alan Turing, inventor of the computer. March 4 - 22, 2015 @ The Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, SF, 94111
Timon: The Musical – An outdoor musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s play about greedy artists. A Co-Production with Yerba Buena Arts and Events: May 29 – 31, 2015: Outdoors in Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission Street between Third and Fourth Streets, SF, 94103
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The Battle of Midway! Live! On Stage!
Written and Directed by John Fisher
Music by Don Seaver
The Costume Shop (1117 Market Street) @ 7th and Civic Center BART/MUNI Map It
The famous naval battle becomes a campy-musical. Finally! Join Nim, Fletch, Spru, Yammy and Naggy as they slug it out in the Central Pacific. It's the Second World War like you've never seen it before!
Performances are Wed-Sat @ 800 pm; Saturday matinees @ 300 pm.
Special Sunday Matinee 11/30 @ 300 pm.
There is no show on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27th.
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The Rhino's THE HABIT OF ART
Receives Three Theatre Bay Area Award Nominations.
Terry Baum Nominated for HICK: A LOVE STORY.
The Habit Of Art received three Theatre Bay Area Award Nominations including Best Production.
The nominations are:
- Best Production of a Play
- Best Performance by a Leading Actor - Donald Currie
- Best Performance by an Ensemble
Terry Baum was nominated for Best Solo Performance in Hick: A Love Story.
Hick was world-premiere production co-produced by Crackpot Crones and the Theatre Rhnoceros at the Eureka Theater.
The Awards ceremony will be Monday, November 10 at the American Conservatory Theatre. For more information: www.theatrebayarea.org.
Pictured left to right: Tamar Cohn as Kay, Craig Souza as Carpenter, Donald Currie as Auden, Justin Lucas as Stuart, Kathryn Wood as George, and John Fisher as Britten
photo by Kent Taylor.
Catherine Brannigan Honored
Congratulations to Theatre Rhinoceros Board President Catherine Brannigan for winning the Distinguished Philanthropist Award at Blushing Orchid Ball in June, 2014. Catherine was honored for all her good work on behalf of The Rhino, the LGBT Community at large, and the San Francisco Health Care Community .
Catherine Brannigan holding her award,
flanked by Brian Sharber and Davis Gaines
John Fisher as Paul and
Maryssa Wanlass as Diane in
To Sleep and Dream.
|Theatre Rhino Playwright Honored
To Sleep and Dream
by John Fisher
Wins San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle (SFBATCC)
Excellence in Theater, 2013
Best Original Script
Award presented to John Fisher, May 5, 2014.
SFBATCC is a private non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and serving theatres of all types and sizes in the greater region by recognizing excellence and outstanding achievement in the field.
Active since 1976, the Circle consists of reviewers in all nine Bay Area counties, across various media, who are voted into membership by existing members based on the quality and consistency of their reviews. The Circle hosts an annual awards ceremony each Spring to celebrate superior work in the previous year.
SFBATCC named To Sleep and Dream byJohn Fisher the best script of 2013 at the awards banquet May 5th. Congratulations, John!