Shipwreck Presents: Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

Spring is the season for transformations, so it's about time Shipwreck made a lady of itself. Join us for Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw's musings on class, gender, and why the English language makes no goddamn sense. Maybe we can make some rain fall in the plains (if you know what we're saying [we don't]).


Featured writers: Ivan Hernandez, Jennie Kendrick, Alan Leggitt, Na'amen Tilahun, April winner India Sabater, and more TBA.



Seating is limited and seats do sell out. Tickets on sale now.




Welcome, Shipsters, to San Francisco's premier literary erotic fanfiction event

Six Great Writers destroy six notable characters from one Great Book on the first Thursday of every month at our home base, the Booksmith in San Francisco. 

Fics are blind-read by our Thespian-in-Residence, Baruch Porras-Hernandez, and you choose the best ship before the writers are unmasked. The winner is cast off from polite society, and invited back the next month to defend their title. 
Critics are saying:
"... the most despicable literary event possible."
"... an affront to literature."
"It used to be we had to sit in dark, sticky booths to get these kinds of sleazy thrills."
"Come if you are high on marijuana cigarettes and have done sex before."
"... a vile, disgusting event.""Shipwreck will bring you to madness, and you may never return."
"...wonderfully, masterfully, hilariously disgusting."
"...punny sodomy and gross indecency."


PLEASE NOTE: No children are ever harmed at Shipwreck, and consent and inclusion are paramount. We're not dicks, we just like dick jokes.

Shipwreck tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason. Tickets on sale now.






Staff Pick Logo
Loose Lips: Fanfiction Parodies of Great (and Terrible) Literature from the Smutty Stage of Shipwreck Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455566426
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 27th, 2016

Pygmalion: A Romance in Five Acts (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
By George Bernard Shaw, Nicholas Grene (Introduction by), Dan H. Laurence (Editor)
ISBN: 9780141439501
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - February 4th, 2003