Here Lies Love San Francisco

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Here Lies Love San Francisco#1
Posted: 8/1/14 at 12:28pm
Here Lies Love is looking at opening in SF in early 2015 with auditions scheduled this fall. Anyone have any ideas which venue it might play?
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Posted: 8/1/14 at 12:48pm
I was going to ask where you heard about this, and then I found:

As for the San Francisco cast in an early 2015 production, the casting will be held this fall or winter.

http://entertainment.inquirer.net/148382/third-filipino-tony-winner-from-humble-roots#ixzz399yIE8Je

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Here Lies Love San Francisco#2
Posted: 8/1/14 at 4:04pm
I'm guessing it won't be any of the traditional spaces (i.e. Golden Gate, Curran, etc).
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Posted: 8/1/14 at 4:22pm
Why SF? Is it an open ended run? I guess there's a huge Asian population in San Fran.
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Posted: 8/1/14 at 4:25pm
Uh...because San Francisco is a 'destination' city and there's an opportunity for a successful commercial run.
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Posted: 8/1/14 at 4:27pm
I guess there's a huge Asian population in San Fran.

Yes. And Daly City, just south of SF, is 33% Filipino.

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Posted: 8/1/14 at 9:59pm
There are some great venues in SF. They could almost create one for the show. I thnk it would be wonderful place for the show.
"Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it's always there - fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends. When the planes hit the Twin Towers, as far as I know none of the phone calls from the people on board were messages of hate or revenge - they were all messages of love. If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around."
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Posted: 8/2/14 at 4:14am
Having spent six months earlier this year doing an immersive show in SF, There is DEFINETLY a market for this. We were sold out every night.
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Posted: 8/2/14 at 4:35am
ChairInMan, were you in the SPEAKEASY? Because if so, I loved that "performance"
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Here Lies Love San Francisco#9
Posted: 8/2/14 at 11:49am
I absolutely think there is a market for it, but I'm still surprised - I hadn't heard anything about it.

I should note there is no way they could charge Off-Bway prices. Unless you're BOOK OF MORMON, people won't shell out that kind of money in SF.

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