location

1127 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Men On Boats Poster

Men On Boats

Buy Ticketsbuy tickets

Prices from: $90

Until December 16, 2018

A thrilling, gender-flipped slice of Manifest Destiny

Timeout New York

Why See Men On Boats?

Plays

A Gender-Blurring, Convention-Spinning Comedy Adventure

An exciting new chapter for the American Conservatory Theatre begins in 2018 with the inaugural season of brand new artistic director Pam McKinnon. The Tony and Obie Award-winning theatre leader carries the torch from predecessor Carey Perloff with a trailblazing program of diverse American voices and works, including Jacyln Backhaus' critically acclaimed, gender-blurring comedy Men On Boats.

While the title may suggest a firmly male-dominated swashbuckle of an adventure, there is nary a Y chromosome in sight. Backhaus spins an epic 21st-century take on the classic 19th century explorer story, where one-armed Civil War vet John Wesley Powell leads a band of strapping men through the adrenaline-filled twists and turns of the as-yet-unexplored Wyoming wilderness. Yet these prime masculine specimens are played by a cast of female-identifying and gender-fluid actors, who add a subversive helping of subtext to the myth of the great American Man in this laugh-out-loud, captivating theatrical gem.




show content hide content

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 17 October 2018

And before you stop reading

Please note: the above image is of a past run of Men On Boats.

About San Francisco Theater: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.

Next available performances

Tue, Oct 23

-

$89

Wed, Oct 24

-

$89

Thu, Oct 25

-

$89

Fri, Oct 26

-

$89

Sat, Oct 27

$89

Sun, Oct 28

$89

Mon, Oct 29

-

-

View all times and dates

What you thought

Seen Men On Boats? Loved it? Hated it?

Help your fellow San Francisco Theater visitors by leaving the first review!

Write a review now

Nearby

Venue home

Venue home

location

Location

restaurantsDiningRestaurants
parking

Parking

hotels

Hotels

Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word

Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Men On Boats at A.C.T. Strand Theater.

Keep up to date

I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.

You might also like

Until Nov 4, 2018

The Resting Place

A playwright who bears watching.

Until Oct 30, 2018

San Francisco Opera - Tosca

I have lived for art, I have lived for love.

Until Nov 11, 2018

Waitress

star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

Sara Bareilles has written a charming score that suits the quirky material and Mueller's dazzling voice and endearing personality.

Please note: The term A.C.T. Strand Theater and/or Men On Boats as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the A.C.T. Strand Theater and/or Men On Boats and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the A.C.T. Strand Theater and/or Men On Boats and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.