The Gangster Of Love

Presented By

Magic Theatre

Through May 6th

Magic Theatre finishes its 2017-2018 season with a spirited play, The Gangster of Love, at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. Based on the novel by acclaimed author Jessica Hagedorn and directed by Magic’s Artistic Director Loretta Greco, Gangster is an autobiographical tale spanning key eras in the U.S. and the Philippines.

Mirroring Hagedorn’s own journey of immigration from Manila, Gangster‘s main character, Raquel “Rocky” Rivera and her eccentric family migrate to San Francisco’s Haight neighborhood during the tumultuous 1970s. Magic’s production recreates the conflict, social change, and artistic explosion of the time through the eyes of Hagedorn’s immigrants.

Featuring live music, poetry, and music videos as narrative forms, Magic’s Gangster is a lively re-telling of a pivotal point in U.S. and Philippine history. Hagedorn has curated a Spotify playlist of more than 40 eclectic 1970s and 1980s tunes that evoke the wild San Francisco Bay Area era of her play and novel, starting with Jimi Hendrix and ending with Prince. Preview the playlist on her web site, or visit YouTube for more atmospheric Gangster Of Love elements!

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Wednesday, April 11th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Thursday, April 12th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Friday, April 13th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Saturday, April 14th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Sunday, April 15th 2:30 p.m. BUY
Tuesday, April 17th 7:00 p.m. BUY
Wednesday, April 18th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Thursday, April 19th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Friday, April 20th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Saturday, April 21st 8:00 p.m. BUY
Sunday, April 22nd 2:30 p.m. BUY
Tuesday, April 24th 7:00 p.m. BUY
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Thursday, April 26th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Friday, April 27th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Saturday, April 28th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Sunday, April 29th 2:30 p.m. BUY
Tuesday, May 01st 7:00 p.m. BUY
Wednesday, May 02nd 8:00 p.m. BUY
Thursday, May 03rd 8:00 p.m. BUY
Friday, May 04th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Saturday, May 05th 8:00 p.m. BUY
Sunday, May 06th 2:30 p.m. BUY

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