What You'll Get
Previews (May 31–June 6)
- $17 for one side ticket (up to $39 value)
- $25 for one center ticket (up to $54 value)
Opening Run (June 8–June 25)
- $30 for one side ticket (up to $64 value)
- $37 for one center ticket (up to $79 value)
- The story: An aspiring journalist meets with jazz and blues music legend Gil Scott-Heron for a wide-ranging conversation on art and hope and what’s left when it’s over.
- The mood: at times funny and at times a wallop of complicated emotions
- The cast member you might know: Carl Lumbly as Gil Scott-Heron
- The writer: Han Ong, a MacArthur Genius Award winner who has authored more than three dozen plays, taught at Columbia University, and wrote Fixer Chao, which was named a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. Click here to read an interview or check out the San Francisco Chronicle’s article about the show here.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jun 26, 2017. Limit 8/person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem on day of show for a ticket at the venue box office. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must redeem together to sit together. Merchant is issuer of tickets - discount reflects current ticket prices, which may change. ADA seating cannot be guaranteed; contact box office prior to purchase for availability. Ticket value includes all fees. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Magic Theatre
When Academy Award–nominated actor and writer Sam Shepard premiered La Turista at the Magic in 1971, he was far from the last heavy hitter to work with the theater. Throughout his tenure as Playwright In Residence, he's collaborated with everyone from Joseph Chaikan to Nick Nolte and Sean Penn, and that's to say nothing of the other dynamic writers who have seen their work on the Magic's stage—David Mamet, John O'Keefe, and Penelope Skinner, to name a few. Such household names are no doubt drawn to the Magic by its mission to produce "explosive, entertaining, and ideologically robust plays that ask substantive questions about, and reflect the rich diversity of, the world in which we live." That's a far cry from what most of the films actors and writers get to work on in Hollywood.