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.

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Bridget Frederick, Rebecca Fisher

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

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TELL IT ON TUESDAY ARCHIVES - 2014

December 9th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Kristina Yates, Pepper
  • Kathleen Denny, Nice Is Not What We Do (excerpt)
  • Wayne Harris, Richard James
  • Phil Surkis, How am I supposed to eat this and why is there so much silverware on the table?
  • Sarah Elovich, Let's send a deep scaling to the centipedes of Annapolis, because they're jerks.

MUSIC: Steven Emerson, Guitar and Vocals: original songs and fractured narratives

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

Composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist Steven Emerson’s musical adventure includes recording three critically acclaimed solo albums, performing in 45 states & 12 countries, opening for REM, The Violent Femmes, X, Nick Cave and many others. He is the owner of the award winning music house Ever Studio, which has created music for feature films, video games & commercials.

Kristina Yates is a storyteller, retired Marriage and Family Therapist and activist for human rights in mental health.  She has a small business boarding little dogs in her home. She comes from proud Appalachian roots and was given elocution lessons at the age of seven. She has performed at numerous venues in the Bay Area. 

Kathleen Denny’s mother used to tell her: "You always have to be so dramatic!" Special thanks to director Mark Kenward, to coach Julia McNeal, and to the audiences and staff (past and present) at Monday Night Marsh in San Francisco, the Rogue Festival in Fresno and the Boulder Fringe. She is happy to join you at Tell It on Tuesday.

Phil Surkis is an accidental restaurateur who spends his days hustling waffles at Brown Sugar Kitchen and his nights tending bar at B-Side BBQ, both in West Oakland. Last year, he led his first Passover Seder, and thought that storytelling was the next logical step. He has developed solo performances with Lisa Marie Rollins and Martha Rhynberg, and is now also producing shows at The B-Side Barn in West Oakland. 

Sarah Elovich is new to solo performance. So new that she has no idea how to write a bio, or what kind of information to include in it. Sarah's last name is Elovich, which rhymes with 'hell of it'. To read her blog and keep up with all of the rest of her Bay Area appearances, go to www.sarahelovich.com, just for the hell of it.

In 2007, Wayne Harris wrote “Richard James” as a holiday present for friends. It was recorded in one take and CDs have shown up in various Christmas stockings since. It has not been performed on stage officially but Harris always seems to find a reason to tell it at the Holidays…this year, he is very happy to be sharing this story of love and community to the Tell It On Tuesday audience…sit back and enjoy. It’s a Holiday Day!


November 18th, 2014

It's National Runaway Prevention Month and we're teaming up with the National Runaway Safeline on their campaign to spread awareness of the homeless youth crisis through themed storytelling events across the country. This month four story tellers take the stage telling stories that are all based on the theme of "Home".

STORIES:

  • Eliza Gibson, And Now, No Flip Flops?!
  • Ruth Halpern, Slo-Mo Runaway
  • Jerry Franklin, Losing a Spouse Runs in the Family
  • Lisa Marie Rollins, Home Fires Burn

MUSIC: The Creak: Melody driven, harmony rich, enthralling acoustic music
Joe Readel, guitar and vocals; Korey Kassir, fiddle, mandolin and vocals; Chris Underwood, banjo; Ryan Lim, bass; Joe Boone, guitar

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

The Creak plays an action-packed mix of music rooted in the bluegrass tradition while drawing inspiration from sources as varied as the Beatles, the Bill Evans Trio, the Hot Club of France, James Brown and Slayer. With a hard-swinging rhythm section, memorable melodies, and beautiful instrumental interplay, The Creak captivates audiences of all ages. A fixture on San Francisco's vibrant streetcorner busking circuit, the Creak has honed their chops playing engagements at the Great American Music Hall and Cafe du Nord, appearing alongside the likes of the Brothers Comatose and the venerable Misisipi Mike. thecreak.net

Eliza Gibson wrote, directed and produced her first solo show “Dialogues with Madwomen” 20 years ago. She’s back at it again with “And Now, No Flip Flops?!” Tonight is an excerpt of her new show she’s been developing with David Ford.

Ruth Halpern has been making up stories since she learned to talk. She even made up her own college major, “Forms of Narrative,” at UC Berkeley. Now she travels the world telling traditional myths and folktales to illuminate the arc of life, in workshops and performances. She believes that storytelling can teach us to be the heroes of our own lives.

Jerry Franklin is a writer and versatile performer making his Tell it on Tuesday debut.  A native of Brooklyn, Jerry has been a professional actor, improv comic, and opera singer.  Now he writes software documentation to support his theatre habit.  This is his first solo show.

Lisa Marie Rollins is a writer, playwright, and solo performance artist. She is touring her acclaimed solo show, “Ungrateful Daughter: One Black Girls Story of being adopted by a White Family… that aren’t Celebrities”. She has appeared in the New York International Fringe Theater Festival, Los Angeles Women’s Theater Festival, Atlanta Black Theater Festival, San Francisco Theater Festival, Tell it on Tuesday and others. She is working on her new play, “Side Effects” and is a director / developer of many BayArea solo performance artists. 


October 28th, 2014
Stagebridge Partnership Performance

STORIES:

  • Terry Stokes, “Tour de France with Chris”
  • Ann Riley, "California or Bust”
  • Micki Cooper, "Driving History"
  • Jenn Biehn, “Why Do Salmon Leap?”
  • Cynthia Cudaback, “Emerald City”
  • Vivien Cook “ Sabbatical Year” & “Survivor Guilt Oakland Fire Storm”

MUSIC: ARIEL: JJ Jenkins & George Petersen, vocals, acoustic guitar & hand drum


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

Terry Stokes is a retired Film Editor-turned-storyteller, singer and actor performing in a variety of productions since moving to the Bay Area in ‘06. Personal adventures and tragedies, fables and fairy tales, and literary stories are his favorites.  

Ann Riley has been telling stories since the first time she needed an alibi.

Micki Cooper launched her career starring as Puck in Hilltop Elementary School's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream". After a 48-year hiatus from the stage, she found Stagebridge and rekindled her love for performing.

Vivien Cook is a storytelling poet currently working on twenty poems for performance. She is also hard at work editing her first novel.

Jenn Biehn loves weaving stories that strengthen our experience of wonder and possibility.  She is passionate about building community, practicing restorative justice, and exploring wilderness. 

Cynthia Cudaback is an Oakland native, an oceanographer, a physics teacher, a mother, wife and storyteller. She loves to tie her interests together in mythic tales of the ocean that also teach science, but tonight she's doing something different.


September 30th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Bruce Pachtman, “Half a House in Malibu”
  • Lashon Daley, "How the Body Can Ache"
  • Lisa Barber and Cheryl Kann, “Denouement”
  • Neshama Franklin,  “It's Not Really So Bad”

MUSIC: Joshua Raoul Brody and Dave Tilton, Piano, Strings and Vocals

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

Joshua Raoul Brody presents Plays His Favorite Beatles Songs AND Accompanies YOU On YOURS! the first Monday of every month (except October) at Cafe Royale, and the first stupid bloody Tuesday of every month at the Rite Spot. Both in SF, 8-10pm, and free. Joining Mr. Brody will be the esteemed Dave Tilton, master of many strings and some non-stringed instruments. Tilton and Brody will be doing their level best to confound each other.

Bruce Pachtman: Tonight, you’ll be seeing an excerpt from Bruce’s new show which was co-written with W. Kamau Bell and developed in the Solo Performance Workshop. Bruce’s first solo show, "don't make me look too psychotic" ran for 300 performances. It was developed with Club Solo and directed by W. Kamau Bell. 

Lashon Daley was born and raised in Miami, Florida and enjoys listening to Will Smith’s song about her hometown. She received her M.F.A in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College in 2008 and plans to be an author when she grows up. She came to Berkeley to pursue an M.A. in Folklore because she believes that everyone has a story to tell.

Cheryl Kann and Lisa Barber have been studying and performing improv for over 20 years combined.  They’ve performed with BATS Improv and Leela Theater, studied with Charna Halpern, Bob Dasse, Armando Diaz, and Keith Johnstone.  Recently, they have found their groove with the keen eye and direction of David Ford at The Marsh, Berkeley.  Lisa and Cheryl are committed to substantive theater that encourages the truth... and we all know there is comedy in truth!

Neshama Franklin lives to tell stories and her life provides rich material. She performs at libraries, around campfires, and at the Moth (won all 4 times).  She works at the Fairfax Library (blog and TV show available on Marin County Library website) and has a biweekly radio show on KWMR.  She's utterly delighted to be back at TIOT for her 9th appearance.


August 26th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Houston Robertson, “Victory for the Recycled Virgin” (excerpt)
  • Malcolm Grissom, "Surviving Love"

  • Paul Sussman, "There Goes the Hood 1.0"
  • Kenny Yun, “Mom Spilled Guts on My Tater Tots” (excerpt)

MUSIC: Song of Sirens: Folk, Traditional, Blues

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

Jared Karol is a veteran of the San Francisco singer/songwriter scene since the early 2000s. After five years playing electric guitar and harmonica in the reggae band Flannel Canoe, Jared is starting to make his way back to the acoustic music he loves.

Malcolm Grissom enjoys exploring the creative process. His passion is helping others any way he can, even if only to bring joy and laughter to their lives for a little while. 


Houston Robertson brings to her solo work her experience as a writer, storyteller and motivational speaker and her love of theater. She meshes these skills with a commanding stage presence. Mark Kenward is her director. In the 80s Houston performed as Ribbons the Clown on the streets of San Francisco and before transitioning to her current position as a smart, witty, age-advantaged woman, she was a human resources professional.

Paul Sussman developed his approach to melodrama and farce through years of work in financial management with Bay Area nonprofit organizations. He has written and performed a series of solo pieces through the eyes of road-ragers, insects, Anabaptists, cannibals, and others who persist in the search for meaning midst the puzzling evidence. Paul plans to study acting, voice, movement, improv and all that other stuff when things quiet down a little.

Kenny Yun is performing an excerpt from his third full-length solo-show. His previous solo works were Lettucetown Lies and The Kim Jong-IL Experience. Kenny periodically assistant teaches Charlie Varon's workshop at The Marsh, and he directs/coaches solo performers.


Tell It On Tuesday AUDITION

Interested in performing with Tell it on Tuesday? Come to our annual auditions!

When: Sunday, August 24th, 10am-12pm (you must be available to stay the entire time)

Where: We will give you details after you sign up!

Prepare: 10 minutes or less - either a short piece, or an excerpt from a longer piece.

Invite: A Friend - to increase the audience size and encourage a sense of support

Sign up: Send your request to Bridget Frederick

If you haven’t performed or auditioned with us in the last three years, you are welcome to participate.


July 29th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Kurt Bodden and Allison Daniel, “An Awkward Sensation”
  • Alléne Hébert, “rePATRIATion”
  • Bertha Reilly, “Irish Tall Tales”
  • Prince Gomolvilas, “Raid!”

MUSIC: Boundless Gratitude, guitar and vocals

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

Whether Boundless Gratitude and his guitar are crooning a mellow ballad, rocking an up-tempo foot-tapper, or laying down a spiritual or political folk song, they still just sing the truths of life in healing, empowering and entertaining ways that listeners describe as “warm” and “calming.” For Boundless music is religion, vocation, and therapy, because of its heavenly harmonies, earthy rhythms and divinely earthy metaphors.

Kurt Bodden and Allison Daniel present excerpts from the show they're creating for the SF Fringe Festival this September. Kurt's solo show, "Steve Seabrook: Better Than You", ran for six months at The Marsh in San Francisco; Allison was named a "Young Master" by Puppetry International Magazine. They combine their backgrounds in physical theater, mime, puppetry, and clowning to concoct a world of the ridiculous, strange, and hilarious. www.awkwardsensation.com

Alléne Hébert has lived and worked in the U.S., Mexico and Spain, maintaining a passion for authentic expression in any form. She returned to the Bay Area to pursue her first sources of joy – acting, independent media and storytelling that comes from the heart.  

Bertha Reilly has been with stagebridge for maybe 20 years, telling in schools, adult settings, senior centers. She grew up in Ireland where myth, magic and reality are intertwined and has lived in the Bay Area for past 40+ years, married with 2 sons. 

Prince Gomolvilas performs alongside musician Brandon Patton in the innovative storytelling/song-singing/bingo-playing theatrical extravaganza, Jukebox Stories. The duo has had three critically acclaimed full-length shows that ran for multiple weeks at Impact Theatre in Berkeley (where it was hailed as one of the best plays of the year by both the East Bay Express and The Daily Californian), has toured around the country, and has appeared at the National Asian American Theatre Festival. Prince's TEDx talk, "Mind the Gap," can be found on YouTube. www.princegomolvilas.com


June 24th, 2014
9th Anniversary Celebration

STORIES:

  • Terry Stokes, "The ZAZ Team"
  • Maryclare McCauley, Too Much Of A Good Thing
  • Jeff Raz, King Arthur and Dame Ragnelle
  • Xiao Xiao, "Don't You Have Dignity, Mama?"

MUSIC: Freddie and the Freeloaders
Hard driving blues/funk set to get you dancing in the aisles

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

Freddy and the Freeloaders is a local seven piece jazz band (three horns, piano, bass, drums, and guitar) that has been playing in the bay area for over five years. Playing everything from cocktail/dinner music to great dance tunes, and available for most any occasion taking place on those days of the week that end in "y".

Terry Stokes is a retired Film Editor turned storyteller, singer and actor performing in a variety of productions since moving to the Bay Area in ‘06. He's a regular with Never Too Late of StAGEbridge, he’s told at Tell It On Tuesday and other local swaps. Personal adventures and tragedies, fables and fairy tales, and literary stories are his favorites.

Maryclare McCauley enjoys connecting to people, and sharing stories. She is a teacher and performer. Maryclare’s unique style is a blend of a solo performance and a play since her acting and dialogue make you believe there are many characters on the stage. She never imagined she would be sharing this story, so it goes to show: some stories have a will and VOICE of their own!

For the last 40 years, Jeff Raz has performed nationally and internationally with circuses and theaters including Cirque du Soleil, The Pickle Family Circus and Lincoln Center Theater. He has written 15 plays, directed many more and is the founder of The Clown Conservatory, with students currently performing in circuses and theaters around the world. Jeff continues to work in theaters and circuses as well as teaching high performance communication with a global consulting firm, and serving as the Artistic Director of the Medical Clown Project.

Xiao Xiao, born and raised in China, came to the US in her twenties. She writes and shares her personal stories to search for truth from within. She wants to understand what freedom really means.


May 27th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Annette Roman, “Animal Love” excerpt
  • Miyoko Sakatani, “I'll Look Up As I Walk”
  • Doug Cordell, “Birth of a Cult Hero”
  • David Kleinberg, "Hey, Hey, LBJ!”

MUSIC: Rachel Efron, Singer/Songwriter/Pianist

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

Rachel Efron presents her all-original piano-based artistic pop songs.  "It isn't long -- about three notes will do it -- before singer/songwriter Rachel Efron hooks you by the heart" -- David Weigand, San Francisco Chronicle

Annette Roman toured her solo show Hitler's Li'l Abomination at 7 fringe festivals in the U.S, UK, and Canada, from 2011 to 2013. It was a "Top 7 Pick of the Fringe" in the Orlando Weekly. The full version of Animal Love will be performed in 2014 at  the Winnepeg, Victoria and San Francisco Fringe Festivals. To join her mailing list, contact her at annette.roman.solo@gmail.com.

Miyoko Sakatani's first career was working as an RN, and now considers performing her second “act” career. She has performed in plays and musicals on several Bay Area stages. As the sixth child of first generation (Issei) Japanese immigrant parents, she has many stories to share about her life and her rich cultural heritage. She performs regularly with Stagebridge's touring musical comedy troupe “Never Too Late,” and with a Bay Area Ukulele band.

Doug Cordell is an Emmy-nominated writer and monologuist who has performed at venues across the U.S. His autobiographical radio stories are featured on NPR’s Snap Judgment and APM’sMarketplace, and his work was recently published in Pieces of a Decade: Brooklyn Rail Nonfiction, 2000-2010. Find out more at dougcordell.com. 

David Kleinberg has been working in theater for 6 years. His ground-breaking work, "The Voice: One's Man Journey Into Sex Addiction and Recovery" was a big hit in San Francisco last year. David was the editor of the Sunday Datebook for 14 years during a 34-year newspaper career at the San Francisco Chronicle. He is also a stand-up comedian who has appeared with Robin Williams, Dana Carvey, Sinbad and Richard Lewis.


April 29th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Shelley Campbell, "The Center of the Labyrinth"
  • Marion Lovinger, "Picture this!"
  • Garen Patterson, "Back at the Cult"
  • Echo Brown, "Black Virgins are Not for Hipster"

MUSIC: Laura Wiley Trio: Laura Wiley on flute/vocals, John Dennis on guitar and Bruce Barrett on bass

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

The Laura Wiley Trio performs vocals and instrumentals from the jazz, blues, Latin and pop genres. Laura Wiley plays flute and sings, Dave Bell plays guitar and Bruce Barrett plays bass. They often play at the Mint Leaf Indian restaurant on Shattuck Avenue, and can be heard on the CD, "They Say it's Wonderful," which is available on the CD Baby website. Laura's website is www.lauraaustinwiley.com.

Shelley Campbell is a mother, grandmother, full-charge bookkeeper, business and human resources manager, writer, storyteller and solo performer.

Marion Lovinger has lived in San Francisco for 16 years, coming from Paris. Her last step to integrate her new home country was to write and act in English. Thanks to the Marsh, she can't stop. Pardon my French!"

Echo Brown, an Ivy League graduate from Cleveland, Ohio, creates and performs stories that are texturized with depth, purpose, and dynamism. Echo has told stories to audiences across the country.

Garen Patterson, by day, is a painting contractor, husband, father and grandfather living in Sonoma. By night he’s a musician, writer and performer. He has worked with David Ford and Mark Kenward developing several musical solo performance pieces: “I Had Always Thought,” “Hamburger Wars,” “Marta's Inferno” and “Back at the Cult”!


March 25th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Mark Kenward, “Nantucket”
  • Karen S. Ripley, “Oh No… There’s Men On The Land”
  • Charlie McClelland, “Father Knows Best”
  • Muriel Johnson, “A Personal Story”

MUSIC: Rachel Efron, Singer/Songwriter/Pianist

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

Rachel Efron presents her all-original piano-based artistic pop songs.  "It isn't long -- about three notes will do it -- before singer/songwriter Rachel Efron hooks you by the heart" -- David Weigand, San Francisco Chronicle

Mark Kenward is the creator of seven full-length solo shows. He has performed his work in over thirty cities throughout the US and Canada, including a reception for The House of Representatives in Washington, DC, and several runs at The Marsh. Tonight he performs an excerpt from Nantucket, a memoir about his years growing up on the fabled island. Nantucket will runat The Marsh Berkeley in May. markkenward.com

Karen Ripley came on to the gay comedy scene in 1977 in San Francisco. From the cover of the East Bay Express with Whoopi Goldberg, to Ms. Magazines top 100 Lesbian Comic 2009. 2005 SF Fringe Best Musical Comedy with Annie Larson in the original play “Show Me where it Hurts,” and 2006 Diva Fest with “waiting for FEMA.” She’s traveled all over the USA and the Caribbean. Featured in Logo's Wisecracks, episode 2. 

Charlie McClelland was born and raised in Michigan. He was married and ran his own Service Station by the age of 23. In 1976 at the age of 24, he lost 90 pounds, his marriage and his job. He then set out on an amazing adventure and got a job in the Circus. At that point there was nowhere else to go but California and the Bay Area where he has resided and performed, on and off, since 1978.

Muriel Johnson's mother was an actress, avid reader and an English teacher, who exposed her to a wide range of literature, instilling in Muriel a love of language and an awareness of the power of stories. Now as a mother, teacher and performer sharing personal and traditional folk tales with children and adults, Muriel's warm, gentle presence connects with the audience as she transforms herself into different characters.


February 25th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Jean Ellisen, “As Luck Would Have It”
  • Kenna Fisher, “A Home Depot Winter Solstice Story”
  • Steve Budd, “What They Said About Love”
  • Joe Cole, “The Shadow’s Whistle”

MUSIC: Jared Karol, Acoustic Blues Guitar

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

Jared Karol is a veteran of the San Francisco singer/songwriter scene since the early 2000s. Playing mostly fingerstyle country blues, ragtime, and other roots-based music - originals as well as songs from the likes of Mississippi John Hurt, Hot Tuna, and the public domain - he has forged a unique sound amongst the usual crowd of strummers and crooners. After five years playing electric guitar and harmonica in the reggae band Flannel Canoe, Jared is starting to make his way back to the acoustic music he loves.

Jean Ellisen, a narrative artist, has been telling stories all her life, but on purpose for over 20 years, locally, nationally, and internationally. She inspires children to tell stories, and adults to share theirs in Storytelling Association of California's Hearth Tales--a program she co-founded. A Bay Area native and long-time member of the Bay Area Storytelling Festival Committee, she grew up looking for luck, finding good, bad, and everything in between. And the search continues!

Kenna Fisher has been called a "bold, honest, fearless" storyteller. She believes deeply in the power of telling stories to forge compassionate connections with each other and within ourselves, performing at venues throughout the Bay Area including the Marsh in San Francisco, Word Up! in Santa Cruz, The Shout in Oakland, and Bustin' Out Storytelling in Oakland.

Steve Budd is thrilled to be back performing at Tell It On Tuesday. He's performed with a whole bunch of Bay Area theater companies, including the SF Playhouse, Marin Shakespeare, Impact, Custom Made, Symmetry, and Virago, and has appeared in numerous indies, commercials, and corporate videos. He's also a standup comic and storyteller who's told tales at The Shout, TMI, and The Vent.

Joe Cole started acting in 1980 after he moved to the Bay Area.  He has appeared in numerous national television and radio commercials as well as network TV episodes. Film credits include MURDER IN THE FIRST as Marshall Gates. He has toured with Theater Unlimited and Bay Area audiences will remember him as Ollie Olson in Four Plays Of The Sea (O'Neill) on board the historic ships at Hyde Street Pier.


January 28th, 2014

STORIES:

  • Karen Penley, “Luna Moth” (written by John Okeefe)
  • Julia Jackson, "Children Are Forever: All Sales Are Final"
  • Victoria Massie, "She: A Becoming"
  • Charlie Varon, “Fish Sisters” (excerpt)

MUSIC: The Frank & Laura Show: A collection of dark folk tunes, with haunting melodies.

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

Frank Chigas and Laura Wachtel have been playing together for only a short time, but they complement each other well in their musical styles and songcraft. Although you can’t dance to them, they hope you enjoy their songs on a deeper level!

Karen Penley created, wrote and performed in two poetic circuses, Circus Proboscis: A Sneeze of Freaks and Not the More Lovely: A Circus Sideshow. John O'Keefe premiered his solo show, Song of Myself, at the Public Theater in New York and then at the San Francisco Marsh, winning the Bay Area Critics Award for best solo. 

Julia Jackson is a comedienne and solo artist known for her biting social commentary, as well as actually biting audience members from time to time. Julia has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was a Semi-Finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition. Julia appeared in the film "Some Prefer Cake", and has worked with Robin Williams, Dana Carvey and Paul Mooney.

Victoria Massie is a graduate student at UC Berkeley currently working on her Ph.D. in Socio-cultural Anthropology with a designated emphasis in Science & Technology Studies. Her research examines the relationship between race and genetics through the transnational circulation of genetic ancestry testing information by African Americans both in the U.S. and in Cameroon. Outside of the classroom, Massie writes and performs poetry in open mics in Oakland. Website: vmmichelle.com

Charlie Varon's new show Feisty Old Jew starts its run at the SF Marsh on February 8. Varon has been called “very funny” (The New Yorker), “hilarious” (The Washington Post), and “wildly entertaining” (SF Chronicle). The Chronicle has also credited Varon with “redefining the art form” of solo performance. His hit shows – all created in collaboration with David Ford – include the award-winning Rush Limbaugh in Night School (1994; revived 2004), The People’s Violin (2000), and Rabbi Sam (2009), which the Chronicle named one of the year’s 10 best plays. www.charlievaron.com






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