The San Francisco Olympians Festival Is (Almost) Back

Thirty-two new plays. Twenty-nine local writers. I was seriously thinking about pitching an idea about Gemini, until I realized I didn’t have any ideas about Gemini. Instead, I am seriously thinking about the “buy four, get the fifth one free” option:

Over the course of twelve nights each play will be given a staged and rehearsed reading at the Exit Theater by some of the best and brightest of the San Francisco acting scene….This year’s festival has been themed around the celestial myths and deities, with the planets, constellations and various sky gods as the themes of the evening. Performances run Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 6-29, 8 PM at the Exit Theater (156 Eddy Street, San Francisco). Admission is $10.00 a night, with a “buy four, get the fifth one free” option (and yes, we had lots of people who saw as many as ten shows last year). Every night is unique and draws a new audience, so reservations are not necessary but more information can be found at

Read more about it on Stuart Bousel’s blog.