Playwright Mary Glen Fredrick
Playwright Mary Glen Fredrick Photo by Mary Glen Fredrick

Mary Glen Fredrick’s Edit Annie will kick off Crowded Fire Theater’s 2023 season.

The San Francisco playhouse announced that is will stage 7 new plays through its “Matchbox Reading Series” and an in-person production scheduled for the summer of 2023. Full details below.

“Matchbox is one of Crowded Fire’s cornerstones of new work, inviting artists to explore these new plays with curiosity, depth, and playfulness — and inviting our audiences to join the fun as well! We can’t wait to introduce these six exciting new works to the Bay Area, spanning the full range from comedy to drama and everything in between,” said Caro Asercion, CFT Director of Artistic Producing.

The 2023 Matchbox Reading Series take place at the Potrero Stage (1695 18th Street) while Edit Annie at the Magic Theatre at the Fort Mason Center (2 Marina Blvd, Landmark Building D).


Crowded Fire Theater 2023 Season

2023 Matchbox Play Reading Series

Playwright Lisa Marie Rollins
Playwright Lisa Marie Rollins
Photo by Lisa Marie Rollins

Featuring plays by Star Finch, A-lan Holt, Maria Jenson, Lisa Marie Rollins & more
Directors & creative teams to be announced
April 14 – May 7, 2023
Potrero Stage, 1695 18th Street, San Francisco

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Sunday, April 23, 2023
Sunday, April 30
Reading times/schedule to be announced.
Tickets: Free

Edit Annie

Director to be announced
September 21 – October 14, 2023 (press opening Monday, September 25)
Magic Theatre, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd, Landmark Building D, San Francisco

Thur-Sun 8 PM with Press Night Performance on Monday, September 25, 8PM
Saturday Matinees at 2pm on October 7 and 14.
Sunday Matinees at 2pm on October 1 and 8.
(no performance Thursdays, September 28 & October 5.)
Tickets: Sliding scale $15-73

Stark Insider hopes to see you on the town!