Tell it on Tuesday celebrates the expression of individual storytelling and solo performance. Coming together as a community to share works crafted by theater artists and storytellers, we provide an East Bay home to the solo performer.

The last Tuesday of almost every month!



Tickets $8 - $15 at the door only.

Bridget Frederick, Rebecca Fisher

Advisory Committee:  David Ford, Jeff Raz, Charlie Varon, Bruce Pachtman, Kirk Waller

Note: These stories contain adult material – not recommended for children.

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The Marsh Berkeley (formerly Gaia Arts Center)
2120 Allston Way (just off Shattuck), Berkeley

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Musical opening at 7pm / Stories start at 7:30
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November 27, 2018


  • David Kleinberg, He Wants to Run
  • Karen Ripley, Memoirs of Resistance
  • Jenn Biehn and Joan Lohman, 25 Years, 2 Dykes, 3 Weddings, and an Annulment
  • Wayne Harris, Richard James, A Holiday Story  

MUSIC: Andrew Potter, finger style guitar

A B O U T   T H E   P E R F O R M E R S

Andrew Potter is a finger style guitarist on 6 and 12 string guitars. He plays an eclectic mix of old jazz tunes, instrumentals, originals and covers.

David Kleinberg was an editor and writer at the San Francisco Chronicle for 34 years, the last 14 as editor of the Sunday Datebook. He spent 10 years doing standup comedy (appearing with Robin Williams, Dana Carvey and Richard Lewis), and has been doing solo theater for 10 years. He had two runs at the Marsh Theater with "Hey, Hey, LBJ!" (about his year as an army combat correspondent in Vietnam) and "Return to the Scene of the Crime" (going back to Vietnam 50 years later to visit where his buddies died and try to perform 'LBJ' under threat of arrest from the communist government). He is also a native of San Francisco, and has lived in the city all his life.

Karen Ripley has traveled all over the USA and the Caribbean. Featured in Logo's Wisecracks episode 2. Ripley wrote and performed her one-woman show at the Marsh in Berkeley called Oh No There’s Men on the Land. Theater Eddy called it one of the top five for 2015.

Jenn Biehn and Joan Lohman developed and performed this side-by-side story for the EPIC storytelling program at Stagebridge this past spring. Jenn is a retired administrator/instructor at City College of SF and continues to teach a women’s leadership class each year. Joan is long time massage therapist and Rosen Method practitioner, specializing in body work for elders. Both are actively engaged at East Bay Meditation Center in downtown Oakland and Neighbors for Racial Justice in the Dimond.   

Wayne Harris is an award-winning solo performer, writer, educator, curriculum innovator and musician. A gifted artist with wide-ranging interests, he has accumulated an impressive body of work over the years that includes five full-length plays, presentations for schools, directing and designing for pageantry groups as well as various musical projects.He’s currently the Director of the Marsh Youth Theater and a Resident Teaching Artist for StageBridge. www.waynethestoryteller.com

Upcoming Performances

January 29, 2019
February 26
March 26
April 30
May 28

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Bridget Frederick and Rebecca Fisher

bridget.frederick@gmail.com and rebecca@rebeccamfisher.com

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