Admission is FREE but Theatre Rhino Subscribers get very special treatment.
Timon! – The Musical transfers Shakespeare’s ancient Athens to contemporary San Francisco, where the cafes are full of bohemians, the city’s falling apart because nobody works, and millionaire arts patron Timon gets hustled by fast-talking artists.
It’s a wickedly topical camp musical in the spirit of John Fisher’s TITUS!
Come to sing. Come to laugh.
No reservation required but please arrive early for seats up-close. Rhino Subscribers have reserved seats.
Timon! The Musical The Trailer!
I love the guy with the dumpster cutting through our dance number. Last week we rehearsed in the rain. Perfect for Donald's Lear on the Heath scene. Soooo Method.
— John Fisher, Writer/Director
GLAAD Media Award Winner
1 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
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:June 5-7, 2015: Outdoors in Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission Street between Third and Fourth Streets, SF, 94103
The Rhino's Donald Currie wins Best Performance by a Leading Actor in THE HABIT OF ART
Congratulations to Donald Currie who won the Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor at the November 10th ceremony!
The Habit Of Art received three Theatre Bay Area Award Nominations including Best Production.
The other nominations were:
Best Production of a Play
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.
Dave Dobrusky was also nominated for Best Musical Direction for Road Show.
Congratulations to all the nominees! We are very proud!
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!
In Memoriam: José Julio Sarria (1923-2013)
We were saddened to hear of the passing of the great activist José Sarria.
In 2010 and again in 2011 we proudly presented a play about his life and struggles. One of the treats of that production was having him come see the show and getting to meet the man himself.
José blessed us in life and he will go on blessing all of us forever. His generosity and determination are an inspiration to all gay artists and activists.
José Sarria and John Fisher
from José 's special appearance at an April 28, 2010 performance of
"SexRev: The José Sarria Experience"
Tom Orr in "SexRev: The Jose Sarria Experience" Photo by Kent Taylor.
Tom Orr and Michael Vega in "SexRev: The Jose Sarria Experience"
Photo by Kent Taylor.
Foundations Supporting Theatre Rhinoceros
Theatre Rhinoceros is funded by the generosity of the following organizations: