Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist


Marines' Memorial Theatre Fri, Jan 10, 2020 7:30 PM
Marines' Memorial Theatre Fri, Jan 10, 2020 10:00 PM


A big hit with critics and audiences, and following sold out runs in Los Angeles, New York, and Edinburgh Fringe, "Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist" is ready to make its eagerly-awaited San Francisco premiere.

"Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist" stars "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and Instagram celebrity Tom Lenk as Tilda Swinton, a modern day Mary Poppins who finds a depressed gay man on Craigslist and insists on studying and dissecting his life to research her next big movie role.

British Theatre hails: "5-Stars... Clear why it has become such a cult hit… Hilarious, unforgettable performance by Tom Lenk… Quirky comedy tour de force that keeps the audience in fits of laughter.”

Three Weeks Edinburgh says: "5-Stars... A gem of a show that’s downright hysterical, this must be seen to be believed.”

And actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt tweeted: "Hilarious, clever, uplifting... highly recommend."
Other critics say: "Mad comedy genius.” -Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty") "Fame and celebrity is brilliantly explored.” -Broadway World NY "Delightful, hilarious, and moving!" -Angela Kinsey ("The Office") “Hysterical… Played to perfection by Tom Lenk.” -Broadway World LA “Run to the theatre.” -Edge Media Network "Hysterically and surprisingly cathartic." - FrontMezzJunkies.com "Hilarious... unforgettable, delightful experience." -StageBuddy.com "Damn funny... drunk on laughter... masterful at comedy." -LavenderAfterDark "Tilda de force... hysterically absurd... grinning ear to ear." -BoyCulture.com

Written by Byron Lane ("Last Will & Testicle"). Directed by Tom DeTrinis ("Bright Colors and Bold Patterns"). Starring: Tom Lenk ("Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Rock of Ages" on Broadway), Byron Lane ("Last Will & Testicle"), Jayne Entwistle ("Feud: Bette and Joan"), Mark Jude Sullivan ("Pan Am"). "Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist" was originally directed by Tom DeTrinis and presented at Celebration Theatre in Los Angeles in 2017 produced by Jay Marcus, Nathan Frizzell, Tom Lenk, and Tom DeTrinis. ($45 Orchestra - Front, $35 Orchestra - Side/Rear, $25 Balcony, All Ages)