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Wakey, Wakey

Coming in the 2019/20 season!

Wakey, Wakey is a remarkable combination of the everyday and the extraordinary that invites you to share the pleasure, humor, and sheer absurdity of life.


Why See Wakey, Wakey?


starring tony hale

Will Eno's comedy-drama Wakey, Wakey comes to San Francisco during the 2019/20 season, followig its off-Broadway debut. Described as a "strange and beguiling little play" by Hollywood Reporter and a piece that finds "the quirky side of dying" by Time Out, this West Coast premiere is set to star two-time Emmy winner Tony Hale.

The two-character story follows an unnamed man known to the audience as 'Guy' who is bound to a wheelchair and presented as being at the end of his life. Audiences listen to Guy's near-death thoughts and streams of consciousness about life and what happens after its all over. In part, the play was written by Eno as a tribute to late artistic director and close friend of his, James Houghton.

Eno is a Brooklyn based director who received the 2014 Obie Award and 2014 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play for 'Open House.' He also received a 2014 Drama Desk Award.

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Opening night: 2 October 2019

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