Magic Theatre is dedicated to the cultivation of new plays, playwrights, and audiences. Magic Theatre usually offers a season of four plays each year, the majority of which are world premieres. The organization is distinguished by its commitment to supporting playwrights through the process of conceiving, writing, developing, and premiering new plays. Magic Theatre also offers theater education and performance activities to children, college students, and adults through community and education programs in San Francisco and Oakland. In a typical year, the organization serves more than 6,500 people. This grant to Magic Theatre advances the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy.
About the Grantee
Fort Mason Center, Bldg. D 2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA, 94123-1300, United States
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for general operating support
Magic Theatre is dedicated to developing and producing new plays. Its mission is two-fold: to provide the community with intellectually stimulating, emotionally engaging theater experiences in an intimate setting, and to be a nurturing, fertile creative home for theater artists at every step of their development. The Magic’s principal program is a main stage season of five new plays each year, primarily world premieres, serving 15,000 audience members annually. A new program, Magic Theatre: Oakland, offers a series of free performances in partnership with Laney College Theater Arts. Recovering from a deeply challenging financial, organizational, and artistic period, the Magic seems poised to recapture its reputation for excellence and innovation.