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!

Bridget Frederick, Rebecca Fisher

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Charlie Varon, David Ford, Jeff Raz, Bruce Pachtman


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Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 7:00pm


  • Carole Klyce, Flight Risk
  • Precious Hicks, Full circle moments
  • Ben Tucker, Sentimental Journey

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

Carole Klyce took a writing class called, Write your Life with Anne Randolf 9 years ago. With encouragement from Ann and David Ford she began writing and performing excerpts of her unusual life experience growing up on her own.
Precious Hicks is a life and wellness coach and mental health advocate. She was born and raised in San Francisco. Unfortunately, Precious found herself in an abusive relationship that led her to incarceration after a failed attempt at leaving. While incarcerated she discovered that many people had trauma way before prison, which led her to create her wellness business A Pocket of Sunshine. Now she has helped hundreds of people in their journey to heal and destress, including incarcerated women. Precious is also a member of the Formerly Incarcerated People Performance Project which develops and presents the stories of those impacted by incarceration and the justice system.
Ben Tucker
, a.k.a. Brother Ben, is a storyteller, singer, author and Podcaster. He tells personal stories and historical unsung hero tales. To find out more about Brother Ben visit his website at: His podcast is podcast on Spotify: Storytelling time with Brother Ben.

Tuesday, March 28th


  • Kat Meltzer, Nature Nurture Time Travel
  • Annamarie MacLeod, Reasons He Had to Die
  • Anthony Michael Jefferson (AJ), The Bumpy Road Less Traveled

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

Kat Meltzer, Nature Nurture Time Travel
When we are little, we make sense of ourselves and our world as best we can. Kat Meltzer explores the origins of her lifelong battle with depression, and offers a powerful portrait of the child whose spirit helps her fight back.

Annamarie MacLeod, Reasons He Had to Die
Is it vengeance or justice? 2 historical poisoners and a mythological gorgon share their thoughts on murder.

Anthony Michael Jefferson (AJ), The Bumpy Road Less Traveled
Tragedy and triumph of faith, hope and, awareness of the spirit.

Tuesday, February 28th


  • Dara Kosberg, Do-Gooder
  • Algiin Ford, Behold I Make All Things New
  • Pearl Ong, The Aunts

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

Dara Kosberg is a San Francisco based writer, comedian and storyteller. She's the Program Director of Reimagine, a nonprofit that helps people face adversity and loss. As part of their community-driven arts festivals that explore the end of life, she's produced comedy shows about grief and loss. In her free time, she's co-writing a workplace comedy sitcom which features the character in her piece "Do-Gooder".

Algiin Ford is a Bay Area-based writer and actor. With over 20 years of experience as a yoga instructor and wellness professional, Algiin brings a unique physicality and performance to all of his work. Algiin’s wide-ranging theater credits include classics like Skin Of Our Teeth and Fences as well as experimental plays and his own original works.

Pearl Ung has been performing short autobiographical storytelling pieces since 2019, and has performed at Solo Sunday at Stage Werx in San Francisco, Monday Nights at the Marsh, Tell it On Tuesday, and the Marsh International Solo Festival (online). Critics have raved: 'Meh'; 'Amy Tan she's not'; 'Laughable'.

January 31, 2023


  • Karen Ripley, On Line Funeral 
  • Maryclare McCauley, The Road to Revenge
  • Bill Zarchy, The Battle of the Bay

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

Karen Ripley has been performing for over 35 years as a comic and improviser. She came on to the gay comedy scene in 1977 in San Francisco. She was featured on the cover of the East Bay Express with Whoopi Goldberg in the mid-80’s. She won 2005 SF Fringe Best Musical Comedy with Annie Larson in the original play “Show Me where it Hurts”. Featured in 2007 Logo TV “Wisecracks” episode 2. Ripley’s original show “Oh no there’s men on the land,” received Theatre Eddy’s Top 5 Solo Shows in 2015.

Maryclare McCauley has been writing and telling stories for the past 15 years. She has a theater background that includes performing in contemporary, classical and science plays, circus work, improvisation and dance. Presently she is learning to play the ukulele and read with a kindle rather than a paper book! Practicing the Ukulele is easier! (I know…it’s complicated)

Bill Zarchy circumnavigated the globe many times during his 40 years as a cinematographer, as chronicled in his memoir, Showdown at Shinagawa: Tales of Filming from Bombay to Brazil. Now he likes to write novels and tell tales about his work and travels across six continents. His latest book is Finding George Washington: A Time Travel Tale.

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