Florence Fane in San Francisco

| Full Length | A Civil War Era romantic comedy about the San Francisco publishing industry starring a cast of literary titans including Frances Fuller Victor, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, et al. Based on a true story, obsessively-researched but not at all stuffy, this play simultaneously touches on a lot of modern themes regarding the polarizing state of national politics and the responsibility of the media....
| Full Length | A Civil War Era romantic comedy about the San Francisco publishing industry starring a cast of literary titans including Frances Fuller Victor, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, et al. Based on a true story, obsessively-researched but not at all stuffy, this play simultaneously touches on a lot of modern themes regarding the polarizing state of national politics and the responsibility of the media.

The history of the West is forever changed when a peculiar young woman enters the Lick House Hotel Saloon, headquarters of the city's most popular weekly newspaper: The Golden Era...
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Florence Fane in San Francisco

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  • Rich Rubin:
    15 Oct. 2018
    A whip-smart play about a fascinating character, actually about several fascinating characters. Meticulously researched, it's also fast, funny and -- dare I say it? -- highly informative. Don't let the "informative" part scare you, though. Most of all, it's hugely entertaining, a real treat for actors and audience alike.
  • Sara Jean Accuardi:
    3 Oct. 2018
    A history play that sparkles with humor, relevance and an array of fun and well-defined characters. Though the play is meticulously researched, Barrett keeps it light and accessible. I was delighted to spend time in this world and to learn about this fascinating slice of history.

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