Thursday, Aug. 16
7:30 pm
Scene Night

42nd Street Moonspace
246 Van Ness
San Francisco

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7:30 pm
Scene Night

42nd Street Moonspace
246 Van Ness
San Francisco

Thursday, Sept. 20
7:30 pm
Scene Night

42nd Street Moonspace
246 Van Ness
San Francisco

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PCSF Playoffs! results

The following plays from Round 1 were chosen by the audience to get a full production this coming fall.

Round 1 – Chosen for fall production

  • Twelve Twenty Five by Lynn Alward
  • Logan Comes of Age by Marsha Roberts

Logan Comes of Age is a comedy about a 45-year-old mama's boy being forced to get a real job so he could leave the nest and allow is mother to live a retired senior citizen life.

Twelve Twenty Five is a drama about two contractors imprisoned by Afghani Taliban on Christmas Day.

Round 2 - Chosen for fall production

  • Alexis Has the Room by Ed Brownson
  • Land of Freedom by Bill Hyatt

Alexis Has the Room is a comedy about an unexpected package picked up by porch thieves.

Land of Freedom is a political apocalyptic journey of two souls seeking a magical kingdom.

Round 3 - Chosen for fall production

  • Call Forwarding by Lorraine Midanik
  • Appointment In Sonora by David Stein

Call Forwarding is a fun and awkward BART ride to SFO.

In Appointment in Sonora, a migrant farmworker has an encounter more dire than he feared.

Critics Choice - Chosen for fall production

  • Between Scenes by Phillip Gerson
  • There's a New Goddess in Town by L.Z. Zephyr

Between Scenes asks whether working a play scene is good couples therapy?

In There's a New Goddess in Town, the Pearly Gates will never be the same.

Congratulations to the playwrights whose works were chosen!


PCSF Board Changes and Opportunities

PCSF would like to bid a fond farewell to Patricia L. Morin, who has stepped down from the board. We thank her for her devoted service to PCSF, which has included helping make 24-Hour Fest and PlayOffs a success, creating and maintaining our Yahoo listserv, and promoting PCSF on social media. We will miss her energy, organization and dedication, and we wish her the best in New York!

PCSF would like to warmly welcome three new board members: Arashi Veronica Cesana (secretary), Don Hardwick (member-at-large), and Karl Schackne (member-at-large). We're confident that with their help, PCSF will continue to grow and flourish.

Marsha Roberts is PCSF's new  Communications Director, helping to coordinate our social media presence. Welcome, Marsha!

Anyone interested in joining the PCSF board is encouraged to contact Bridgette Dutta Portman


Publicity Guide updated

The PCSF Publicity Guide (PDF), a basic guide for getting audiences for your readings and performances, has been updated to 2016. Thank you to Laylah Muran de Assereto for her work on this helpful work.


PCSF hits 1600 plays

PCSF has hit a milestone! As of July 15, 2018, PCSF has brought 1600 plays to the stage in the form of public readings and productions. Some of these plays have gone on to readings and productions elsewhere.

We are proud of our record supporting Bay Area playwrights in honing their work, and we are proud of and grateful to the playwrights, directors, actors, volunteers, donors, and others who have brought us this far and are bringing us into the future of theatre.

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