Solo Sundays - 6/27/2010
SOLO SUNDAYS: HILARIOUS, HEARTBREAKING & PROVOCATIVE SOLO PERFORMANCES
Solo Sundays, S.F.'s premier monthly showcase, presents select samplings of veteran virtuosos and top emerging talent in the intimate StageWerx theater near Union Square. Beyond stand-up and storytelling, solo theater creates casts of thousands - plus special effects - all bursting from a single performer. The results are hilarious and heartbreaking, passionate and provocative, ablaze with personal visions.
SUNDAY JUNE 27
**** GROWING UP GREEK IN AMERICA, A PRECURSOR TO MENTAL ILLNESS
written and performed by Leo Petropoulos
Leo moves the acetylene torch away from him. Not to scare the rats (which are nearby) but because he's broken through the pipe he was desperately trying to seal, causing a deluge of human waste to pour directly onto his . . .well, it's beset if you hear it from him. This is risky business for a professional, why is an 11 year old under a house making these kinds of repairs? Fortunately this story is as funny as it is harrowing. Don't miss it. Leo is a master storyteller.
***** I DIDN'T SIGN UP FOR THIS
written and performed by Julia Jackson
A twisting ride on modern adoption's emotional roller coaster: We meet anxious adoptive parents, and abirth mother pacing the halls of a hospital as she is slipping into labor. Back home, her mom's totally fed up with her daughter's pregnancy. And the birth father? He's living in his own particular world of hurt.
533 Sutter (nr. Powell)
San Francisco, CA 94102
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|