Professor Avery Directs World Premiere of 'Funeral Game'

Monday, December 16, 2019
BROADWAY WORLD (SAN FRANCISCO) -- Bread and Butter Theatre returns to Potrero Stage with the world premiere of Lana Palmer’s “Funeral Game.” Artistic Director Bruce Avery directs this two-person play about memory and omission, love and grief, lost and found, and the overwhelming power of family history. Bruce Avery is a Bay Area actor, director and Theatre Arts professor at San Francisco State University. His Ph.D. is from UC Santa Cruz, where he also worked as dramaturge for Shakespeare Santa Cruz. His recent directing credits include “Pericles, Prince of Tyre”; “Much Ado About Nothing”; and “Venus in Fur” at SFSU, along with “As You Like It” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for Bread and Butter Theatre.