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    NOW PLAYING!

    Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) presents the Rolling World Premiere of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. THE TAMING runs at the Thick House (1695 18th St., SF)  October 3-26, 2013.   Directed by Marissa Wolf. More on THE TAMING here.

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    410 GONE

    The World Premiere of 410[GONE] by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, directed by Evren Odcikin, runs at the Thick House (1695 18th St., SF)  through June 29th. More info. (Photo by Pak Han: Christopher James Cortez as “Seventeen”) Where do we go when we die? In Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s dark and dazzling 410[GONE], that all depends on how you play […]

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    The Bereaved

    The West Coast Premiere of THE BEREAVED by Thomas Bradshaw, directed by Marissa Wolf, runs at the Thick House (1695 18th St., SF)  through April 4-27, 2013. More info. (Photo by Pak Han: Featuring Lawrence Radecker, Olivia Rosaldo Pratt, Denmo Ibrahim, and Joshua Schell) Wife and breadwinner Carol realizes she is on borrowed time. Before she goes, you […]

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    2013 Season! Catch it from page to stage…

    Folks, it’s been an exciting couple of months scurrying around behind the scenes to finalize the Crowded Fire 2013 season, but well worth it. We’re thrilled to announce this line-up of works by some of the most promising and influential playwrights of today! First up in our inaugural season as a Resident Company at the […]

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Sarah Lou Richards LIVE at CFT!

October 11th, 2013 | Blog, The Taming | CF Monkey | No Comments

Catch Nashville singer/songwriter Sarah Lou Richards free at the THICK HOUSE following the October 19th performance of THE TAMING! Come to the show and stay or swing by the theater at 9:45 to hear Richards whose sound “a magical mix of Folk and Americana” (Phil Sweetland, New York Times)  stands on the shoulders of the Americana tradition. […]

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Standing on Shepard’s Shoulders

October 11th, 2013 | Blog, The Matchbox | Marissa | No Comments

The vibrant cohort of playwrights who work with Crowded Fire Theater are standing on the shoulders of the great 20th century dramatists who founded new experimental forms of theater.  Now Bay Area playwright E. Hunter Spreen stands on the shoulders of the venerable Sam Shepard, as we bring you FREE readings of two Sam Shepard […]

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Let’s chat!

September 11th, 2013 | Blog, Events, The Taming | CF Monkey | No Comments

We’re SUPER excited to announce some special post show conversations throughout the run of THE TAMING. We’re bringing in some outside guests on select nights to help us dig deep into some of the juicier themes found in the play. So grab your ticket, doff your Commonwealth Club thinking cap, and come on out to chat […]

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