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    Written by: Richard Montoya
    Directed by: Sean San José
    In Collaboration with: Campo Santo & Borderlands Theater

    With irreverence and searing humor, Richard Montoya, famed member of Culture Clash, explores the conflicts and supersized personalities in the iconic border town of Nogales. Blending a variety of historical and current sources, Nogales delivers a powerful story about a contemporary America that has lost its moral center.

    Rolling World Premiere
    October 12-30, 2016


    Virgin Play Series

    Exclusive to: Subscribers

    Have you ever wondered how a play gets from the page to the stage? The 2016 Virgin Play Series is an exclusive insider’s look at writing in the making! Showcasing young playwrights working side-by-side with Magic’s family of mid-career writers, 2016 will feature a concert reading of Mfoniso Udofia’s Complete Ufot Family Cycle and work in progress from Sarah DeLappe, Dipika Guha and John Kolvenbach among many others.

    Magic Lab
    November – December 2016


    Fool for Love

    Written by: Sam Shepard
    Directed by: Loretta Greco

    In a run-down motel at the edge of the Mojave desert, two former lovers unearth the dark secrets of their tangled relationship. Reality and fantasy, past and present collide in this explosive and timeless masterwork which first premiered at Magic in 1987.

    Legacy Revival
    February 1-26, 2017


    The Baltimore Waltz

    Written by: Paula Vogel
    Directed by: Jonathan Moscone

    Paula Vogel’s fantastical satire takes us on a whirlwind odyssey through Paris, Amsterdam, Munich and Vienna in search of romance and a cure.  Part heartfelt tribute and part political indictment, this groundbreaking work from the beloved Pulitzer Prize winner was given its West Coast premiere at Magic in 1992.

    Legacy Revival
    March 22 – April 16, 2017



    Written by: Han Ong
    Directed by: Loretta Greco
    Featuring: Carl Lumbly


    It’s a homecoming for MacArthur Genius award winner Han Ong, who returns to Magic after a 25 year hiatus. Grandeur imagines a meeting between an ambitious young journalist and the shape-shifting music legend, Gil Scott-Heron. Questions of legacy, art, hope, and redemption drive this funny and gut-wrenching exchange.

    World Premiere
    May 31 – June 25, 2017



    Season Subscription
    one ticket to each show

    Preview Series $150
    Weekday Series $200
    Weekend Series $235



    4 Ticket Flex Pass

    Customize your Magic Theatre experience. Use your 4 tickets
    in any combination during Magic’s 2016-17 season.
    (excludes opening/closing performances)



    Special Matinee Series

    Choose either Wednesdays at 2:30pm or Saturdays at 2:30pm.
    This series is ideal for those who prefer a mid-day performance.
    Fort Mason offers many daytime options that are sure to enhance your experience!



    Pick 3 Plays
    three tickets – three shows

    Preview Series $120
    Weekday Series $160
    Weekend Series $175


    35 Under 35 Subscription

    Under 35? See each of our plays for $35 this season! Please submit scanned
    or photographed proof of age to boxoffice@magictheatre.org.

    Engage with the playwrights and Artistic Directior during our intimate Sunday Salons.
    Get to know the actors after the show at our Friday Talk Backs.
    NextGEN Fridays for the under-35 crowd featuring afterparties and specialty cocktails.

    Call 415.441.8822 or send an email to: boxoffice@magictheatre.org