Megabytes! The Musical

When
Fri Jan 26 (full schedule below)
Where
Shelton Theater
Time
8:00 pm
Cost
$25 - $36
Tags
Comedy, Theater, Musical

Description

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Megabytes-The-Musical-291842301223342/

AWAT Productions presents…
MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL
A World Premiere Musical Comedy Revue
Written & Directed by Morris Bobrow
Shelton Theater
533 Sutter St. (btw’n Powell & Mason Sts.) Union Sq. in SF 94102

Jan. 19 – March 3, 2018 / 2 Perfs. Weekly - Fri & Sat. - 8:00 pm
(2 Low Priced Previews - Jan. 19 & 20, 2018)
Limited Engagement - 7 Weeks.

Opening Night: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm

https://www.megabytesthemusical.com

MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL. A World Premiere Musical Comedy Revue
Written & Directed by Morris Bobrow

Synopsis:
MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL is an original musical revue written and directed by Morris Bobrow. The show takes a humorous look at how we navigate technology in our lives. It’s about the frustrations, anxieties, annoyances…and occasional joys we encounter as we all struggle to cope with the quotidian challenges created by technology. The point of view of the show is that of the average person using tech devices, not that of a “techie”. The comedy arises from the situations, positive and negative, the majority of us encounter in working with these so-called “user-friendly” technological tools. This revue format is a series of 20 plus observational songs and sketches, each depicting its own joy and frustration of living our lives in the modern technological age – with varying results.

Performances at The Shelton Theater - 533 Sutter St. (at Mason St.) Union Sq. in SF 94102. Tickets $36 (Gen. Admission) / $34 (senior / student) available at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3114509 or 800-838-3006.
(Previews pricing: $30 (Gen. Admission) / $25 (senior / student).

CAST
MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL. - features Bay Area actors:
David Goodwin, Kim Larsen, Lisa McHenry and Deborah Russo.
Ben Kein plays piano and serves as the musical director. Morris Bobrow directs the show.

TECH CREDITS:
Jim McCunn (Lighting Tech, Stage Manager); John Ramirez (Set Designer).

Limited Engagement - 7 Weeks.

Performance Dates: Jan. 19 – March 3, 2018

Previews (2) Fri, Jan 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 - 8:00 pm (No Press at Previews Please)

Opening Night: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Perf. Dates & Times: 2 Performances Weekly - Fri & Sat. - 8:00 pm

Morris (Morrie) Bobrow is a San Francisco treasure whose nouveau vaudeville style of the musical revue harkens back to a combination of Nichols & May crossed with The Carol Burnett show! He has been writing (book & music and lyrics) and producing his musical revues in SF for over 40 years. With his newest offering, MEGBYTES! THE MUSICAL, that amounts to over 10 original revues. His shows run for years (some 7 years) and his style of “observational comedy” strikes a familiar chord with audiences and fans that return to see his work, show after show. The format of a musical revue, allows him and his cast of singers to work with a minimum of scenery and props – letting the music and lyrics set the mise en scene for the subject of the revue. Within that subject, the songs and sketches mine the comedic pathos of the theme intrinsic to that particular show.

With MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL, some of the leitmotifs in the show include:
8-Year Old – best person to consult for a tech problem is an 8-year old;
Mark – regrets about breaking up with Mark Zuckerberg in college;
Butt Call – a mother laments that her son only calls her by mistake;
No Likes – depressed at getting no likes for a posting;
I Googled Myself – unhappy to find little mention of him on internet:
Password – the frustrating & complex rules for setting up a password;
Send – nervous about hitting Send and making that commitment;
and the list goes on.

MORRIS BOBROW (Writer, Director) - Morris has written the music, lyrics and sketches of numerous long-running shows - Foodies! The Musical (6 years: 2010-2016), Shopping! The Musical (6 years: 2004-2010), Party of 2 - The Mating Musical (2 years: 2008-2010), Are We Almost There (3 years: 2001-2004) and Party of One (7 years: 1986-1993). Additional shows include: With Relish and Gridlock! He also co-wrote the long-running shows, New Wrinkles, Quirks, and And, What, Give Up Show Biz? His shows have had productions throughout the USA and Canada. In addition. he writes custom entertainment for corporations, such as Apple, IBM, Levi Strauss, PG&E, Harrah's, Del Monte, SF Travel and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
He has received 4 SF Theater Critics Circle Awards (6 nominations), 2 Drama-Logue Critic's Awards and a NYC Backstage Bistro Award for Outstanding Cabaret Revue. Morris is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
For more info on Morris visit: https://www.bobrowproductions.com


WHAT: AWAT Productions presents…
MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL
A World Premiere Musical Comedy Revue
Written & Directed by Morris Bobrow
Shelton Theater
533 Sutter St. (btw’n Powell & Mason Sts.) Union Sq. in SF 94102

Synopsis:

MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL is an original musical revue written and directed by Morris Bobrow. The show takes a humorous look at how we navigate technology in our lives. It’s about the frustrations, anxieties, annoyances…and occasional joys we encounter as we all struggle to cope with the quotidian challenges created by technology. The point of view of the show is that of the average person using tech devises, not that of a “techie”. The comedy arises from the situations, positive and negative, the majority of us encounter in working with these so-called “user-friendly” technological tools. This revue format is a series of 20-plus observational songs and sketches, each depicting its own joy and frustration of living our lives in the modern technological age – with varying results.

WHEN: Jan. 19 – March 3, 2018 / 2 Perfs. Weekly - Fri & Sat. - 8:00 pm
(2 Low Priced Previews - Jan. 19 & 20, 2018)
Limited Engagement - 7 Weeks.
Opening Night: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm

TIX: Tickets $36 (General) / $34 (senior / student) available at
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3114509
or 800-838-3006. (Previews pricing: $30 (General) / $25 (senior / student).

WHERE: SHELTON THEATER
533 Sutter St. (btw’n Powell & Mason Sts.) Union Sq. in SF 94102

WEB PAGE: https://www.megabytesthemusical.com

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Megabytes-The-Musical-291842301223342/

Schedule

Shelton Theater
533 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA
Fri Jan 26 (8:00 pm)
Sat Jan 27 (8:00 pm)
Fri Feb 2 (8:00 pm)
Sat Feb 3 (8:00 pm)
Fri Feb 9 (8:00 pm)

Location

location
  1. Shelton Theater 533 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA