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The Cutting Ball Variety Pack

A Fortnight of Collaboration and Exploration

 The Cutting Ball Variety Pack is a festival with three components: The Directors Series, The Playwrights Series, and The Reading Series. 

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Timon of Athens

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Rob Melrose

This play – written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton – tracks two parallel lives: that of Timon, a rich philanthropist, and that of Alcibiadies, a military commander…





The Cutting Ball Theater’s 2017 / 2018 season is made possible in part by Grants for the Arts / San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Mental Insight Foundation, The Kenneth Rainin Foundation, The RHE Charitable Foundation, The San Francisco Arts Commission, The Zellerbach Family Foundation, Northern California Community Loan Fund / Community Arts Stabilization Trust, Dolby, Microsoft/Yammer, Wells Fargo, Zendesk, and Season Producers Ken Melrose, Velia Melrose, Erik Blachford and Maryam Mohit, Arthur Rock and Toni Rembe, and Dave and Kate Yrueta.