Company History

Custom Made Theatre Company: SF Production History

2015/16 Season:
This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan
In Love & Warcraft by Madhuri Shekar
Of Serpents and Sea Spray by Rachel Bublitz
Sam & Dede, or My Dinner with Andre the Giant by Gino DiIorio
Middletown by Will Eno

Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare

Special Event: The Book of Liz by David and Amy Sedaris

2014/15 Season:

Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, or the Children’s Crusade adap. by Eric Simonson
Three Tall Women by Edward Albee
Late: A Cowboy Song by Sarah Ruhl
How the World Began by Catherine Trieschmann
The Braggart Soldier, or Major Blowhard by Plautus, adap. by Evren Odcikin

Grey Gardens by Doug Wright, Scott Frankel, and Michael Korie

Special Event: The Book of Liz by David and Amy Sedaris

2013/14 Season:
Next to Normal by Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt
Peter/Wendy adapted from J.M Barrie by Jeremey Bloom
The Pain and the Itch by Bruce Norris
Top Girls by Caryl Churchill
The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Play About the Baby by Edward Albee (Best Overall Play <99 seats,="">
Superior Donuts by Tracy Letts
Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them by Christopher Durang
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Prelude to a Kiss by Craig Lucas

2011/12 Season:
The Underpants by Steve Martin
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the -Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel
Little Brother by Cory Doctorow; adapted by Josh Costello
A Bright Room Called Day by Tony Kushner
Studio, CMTC (Sightlines by Mark Eisman and Release Point by Gino DiIorio)
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

(please note: following links from seasons before 2011/12 will take you to our archived website, which may have links that are broken, as well as out-of-date information)

2010/11 Season:
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guiris
Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell
Candide of California or, Optimism by Votaire; adapted by Brian Katz
M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang
The Book of Liz by David and Amy Sedaris

2009/10 Season:
Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles
Harry Chapin’s Cotton Patch Gospel
Adam Rapp’s Red Light Winter San Francisco Premiere
The Diary of Anne Frank adptd. by Wendy Kessleman
Christopher Durang’s Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You and The Actor’s Nightmare

2008/09 Season:
Orchards (aptd from Chekhov)
Woody Allen’s Riverside Drive & Central Park West
Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance
Carson Kreitzer’s The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Bay Area Premiere)
Noah Haidel’s Mr. Marmalade (San Francisco Premiere)

2007/08 Season:
David Mamet’s The Old Neighborhood
Mark Eisman’s Dodo for President
Tony Kushner’s Slavs! or Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness
David & Amy Sedaris’ The Book of Liz
William Finn & James Lapine’s A New Brain

2006/07 Season:
Peter Shaffer’s Equus
Bertolt Brecht’s The Exception and the Rule with Daniel Gerould’s Candaules, Commissioner
Woody Allen’s God and Death
David Mamet’s The Water Engine
Stephen Sondheim’s/John Weidman’s Assassins

2005/06 Season:
Edward Albee’s Finding the Sun with Mac Wellman’s Sincerity Forever
Lee Blessing’s Two Rooms
Mark Eisman’s Shove (Bay Area premiere)
Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles

2004/05 Season:
Scott Sublett’s/Jef Labes’ Bye, bye bin Laden! (Named a 2004 Best Bay Area Premiere by the “SF Bay Guardian”)
Beckett/Ionesco (The Bald Soprano, Catastrophe, Come and Go, Ohio Impromptu)
Vaclav Havel’s Temptation

2003/04 Season:
David Mamet’s Bobby Gould in Hell with Gertrude Stein’s Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights
Bertolt Brecht’s Saint Joan of the Stockyards

2002/03 Season:
Keith Reddin’s adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s Black Snow
George Orwell’s Animal Farm

2001/02 Season:
Caryl Churchill’s Vinegar Tom
Eric Overmyer’s In Perpetuity Throughout the Universe

2000/01 Season:
Lies and Legends: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin
Vaclav Havel’s and The Memorandum

1999/2000 Season:
Elie Wiesel’s The Trial of God
Wendy MacLeod’s Sin

1998/99 Season:
Orchards (aptd from Chekhov)

For the Annual BOA Festival:

The Pet Dog with the Lady (2007)
All That’s Good (2006)
When Josh Googled Susan (2005)
Commit Me to Memory (2004)

We're Custom Made

The Custom Made Theatre Co., in its 18th season of production in San Francisco, is committed to producing plays that awaken our social conscience, focusing on the strength of the ensemble and creating an intimate theatrical experience. Custom Made is a member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), National New Play Network (Associate member, NNPN) and Theatre Bay Area (TBA). Recipient of the SF Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Paine Knickerbocker Award for making a lasting contribution to Bay Area theatre.

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