GOD WILL APPEAR IN SAN FRANCISCO FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER!
Emmy® Winner SEAN HAYES to star as “God” in the hit Broadway play
AN ACT OF GOD
A New Comedy
At The SHN Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, CA
Beginning March 29, 2016
Written By God
Transcribed By Emmy Award® Winner David Javerbaum
Directed By Tony Award® Winner Joe Mantello
“DELIRIOUSLY, DIVINELY FUNNY! – The New York Times
“SINFULLY FUNNY! A Divine Comedy!”– Vanity Fair
“Wickedly Clever and Irreverent! – Hollywood Reporter
“AN ACT OF GOD IS REMARKABLE! You have to see it for yourselves.” – James Lipton
(New York, NY) – Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that Emmy® winner Sean Hayes will play God in a limited 3-week engagement of the new Broadway play An Act of God at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, beginning March 29, 2016. The hit comedy arrives in San Francisco after finishing a critically acclaimed Broadway run and an upcoming Los Angeles engagement.
The Agreement for God to use Sean Hayes’ body was brokered through Actor’s Equity Association.
The casting of God’s angels will be announced soon.
An Act of God was written by God, transcribed by 13-time Emmy® Award winner David Javerbaum and directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Joe Mantello. The play premiered on Broadway on May 7, 2015 and ran in an acclaimed, limited run through August 2, 2015. It was the first Broadway production of the 2015-2016 season to recoup its initial investment.
After conquering Broadway, the King of the Universe is coming to San Francisco for the first time ever! God takes the form of Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes in An Act of God, a 90-minute comedy where the Almighty and His devoted Angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. He’s finally arrived to set the record straight… and He’s not holding back!
An Act of God is based on the critically acclaimed book written by God and transcribed by David Javerbaum. Javerbaum is a 13-time Emmy Award® winner for his work as a head writer and executive producer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” and also curator of the Twitter account @TheTweetOfGod, which has over 2 million followers.
An Act of God features scenic design by Tony Award® winner Scott Pask (The Book of Mormon), costume design by Tony Award® nominee David Zinn (Fun Home), lighting design by Tony Award® winner Hugh Vanstone (Matilda) sound design by Drama Desk Award® winner Fitz Patton (It’s Only A Play) and projection design by Drama Desk Award® winner Peter Nigrini (Here Lies Love).
An Act of God is produced by Jeffrey Finn. The Broadway producing team included The Shubert Organization, Carl Moellenberg, Arielle Tepper Madover, Stacey Mindich, Bob Boyett, FG Productions, John Frost, Corinne Hayoun, Jamie Kaye-Phillips, Scott Landis, Larry Magid, Stephanie P. McClelland, David Mirvish and Daryl Roth.
101 Productions, Ltd. serve as Executive Producers.
The show will be entirely subsidized by angels.
SHN members will have first access to purchase tickets beginning Monday, October 5. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, October 9, at 10am through shnsf.com and SHN Audience Services at 888-746-1799.
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Official website: www.AnActOfGod.com