Clyde’s

Clyde’s
Runs May 16Jun 9, 2024
Written by:Lynn Nottage
Directed by:Aldo Billingslea
Supported by:Producers Sandra Moll & Rick Holden
Season supported by:Season Producers Nancy B. Coleman & Paul M. Resch

Why you should see Clyde’s

Because if you liked the TV show The Bear, you’ll love this spicy comedy.
Because playwright Lynn Nottage is the most produced living playwright in America.
Because everyone deserves a second chance.
Because the perfect sandwich is a rare and beautiful thing.

Synopsis

Past the long line of truckers waiting outside, Clyde’s sandwich shop is more than just a greasy spoon. It serves up a chance at redemption for its formerly incarcerated kitchen staff. Owner Clyde may be a devil of a boss, but the workers discover purpose in their lives as they find themselves banding together – and sharing a quest to create the perfect sandwich. “Fast-paced and uproariously funny, Clyde’s is a spicy feast for the senses.” –Chicago Sun-Times

Cast

Clyde: Kimberly Ridgeway
Jason: Nick Mandracchia
Montrellous: Fred Pitts
Rafael: Ricardo Cortés
Letitia: Damaris Divito
Understudy (Clyde): Natarshia Mosley

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Details and special events

Clyde’s previews May 16 and 17, and runs through June 9. (No show on May 19.) Showtimes are Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., and tickets are $28-$67 now with no fees! This production runs about 90 minutes, with no intermission. We would rate this show PG-13 for mature themes and language.

Bring a group of 10 or more and get 25% off the face value of each ticket! The discount is automatically applied when 10 or more tickets are in the cart. (Contact the box office if group members are paying separately.) If you are an employee of a fellow theater company seeking industry comps, please email us at least 48 hours in advance. Subject to availability.

Covid protocols:
If you are feeling unwell, please stay home, and don’t worry about your tickets. We’ll be happy to exchange them for another performance, free of charge. Masks are recommended indoors, except for June 9, when they are required indoors. Learn more about our Covid-19 protocols.

Special events:
Thursday, May 16, 8 p.m.: Pay What You Can Preview Night. (Call the box office at 408-295-4200 to name your own price.)
Friday, May 17, 8 p.m.: Preview Night.
Saturday, May 18, 8 p.m.: Opening Night.
Friday, May 24, and Sunday, May 26: We’re honored to support Red Ladder Theatre Company as one of our nonprofit partners for this production. At the 8 p.m. show on May 24, folks from the nonprofit will give a brief talk about their programs, and we’ll donate a portion of proceeds from ticket sales to them. After the 2 p.m. matinee on May 26, Red Ladder will also host a special discussion with some of their participants.
Saturday, May 25, 8 p.m.: See the show on this night, and 10% of your ticket will support Theatre Bay Area’s Lemonade Fund!
Saturday, June 1, 8 p.m.: We will provide American Sign Language interpreters at this performance.
Monday, June 3, 7 p.m.: Join director Aldo Billingslea and members of the cast for a free talkback on Zoom. Sign up by “buying” a free ticket online.
Saturday, June 8, 8 p.m.: Before the evening performance, one of our nonprofit partners, Recovery Cafe, will give a brief curtain speech about their work. A portion of tonight’s proceeds will be donated to them.
Sunday, June 9: Stay after the 2 p.m. matinee for an in-person discussion with director Aldo Billingslea and the cast.

Parking and other info:
Should you require ADA parking, email us or add a note to your order to reserve a spot in front of the glass doors. We will accommodate as many as possible. For everyone else, there’s free parking just a short walk away. The closest city lot is the First Street and I-280 Lot, under the freeway. Parking there is free on weekends and after 6 p.m. on weekdays. View a city map of other lots in the area.

The theater is wheelchair-accessible; book the ADA & Companion seats when buying tickets.

Due to the intimate size of our theater, we unfortunately are not able to seat late patrons. Thank you for your understanding.

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