2 Across

Playwright(s): 
Jerry Mayer


Show Dates: 
Friday and Saturday, April 21 - 22, 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 23, 2:00 PM
Thursday - Saturday, April 27 - 29, 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 30, 2:00 PM

Two strangers, a man and a woman board a San Francisco BART train at 4:30 AM. They're alone in the car, each is married, both are doing the New York Times crossword. She's an organized, sensible, psychologist. He's a free spirited, unemployed ad exec. She is a crossword pro, he always quits. When he tosses his puzzle away, she snaps, "Crosswords are a metaphor for life, those who finish, succeed, those who don't, fail." Now he vows to finish. Why?  He's a competitor and she happens to be lovely. This starts an 80 minute ride described by critics as "Hilarious," "Witty," "Romantic," "Poignant," "Wonderfully entertaining." Two opposites in an enclosed space, attacking each other's values but also being swayed and intrigued by them. They each have serious life problems that the other helps them solve. Their trip is filled with unpredictable but believable surprises, even a passionate kissing embrace or two. As the train ride ends it's obvious each of them has been changed for the better. 


Reservation Info: 
Member reservations begin Monday, April 10.
Public reservations begin Wednesday, April 12.
Reserve using our online system. Sorry, we do not accept reservations via email.
For reservation assistance, stop in Monday - Friday, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Directed By: 
Richard Buman

Cast: 
She - Jill Young
He - Joe Ouradnik

Resources: 
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