Previously Secret Information 6/19 Father's Day Show!
>>>"BEST NEW STORYTELLING SHOW 2011" SF WEEKLY AWARD<<<
"Previously Secret Information" is a modern American storytelling show for grown ups. Somewhere between the most hilarious stand-up comedy and the most revealing solo performance is the art of telling a great story. Each performer draws you in with a simple vivid narrative without Hollywood's special effects. Honest, thoughtful and cathartically funny, these storytellers hold nothing back. With universal themes and a personal ap...proach, this month's show presents the newest breed of comedic storytellers in San Francisco.
***SOAP-ON-A-ROPE: WHAT WE GAVE OUR FATHERS***
***AND WHAT THEY GAVE US***
"My Father was a Trombone Player", "Her Name is Bre", "My secret Love Potion"
>> R O N J O N E S
Three stories about life in San Francisco as a father and grandfather that involve a bra, a secret love potion, and unusual gift. ABOUT RON: Ron Jones: Three of the books Ron wrote -- The Acorn People, The Wave and B-Ball have been produced as television specials which resulted in an Emmy and Peabody Award. His book Kids Called Crazy was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and his novel Say Ray won the American Book of the Year award. Ron is also a solo performer and four of his solo shows have had runs at The Marsh.
"Dad, With a Squirt Gun"
>> J O E K L O C E K
Seeing my father in the hospital made me think of better times with my Father. It reminded me of one perfect mid-western summer day in the car. All the windows were rolled down. We had a squirt gun. My Father became the get-a-way driver to a prank.
>> L E O P E T R O P O U L O S
"A father and Son adventure in pluming. How Greeks bond with their sons"
There is always that first father son project where adversity and fear bring a man and his son together. This is not that story. Follow along as father teaches son about life, fire and near death.
>> A U N D R E the W O N D E R W O M A N
"Antidote to Patriarchy: Daughters"
Aundre the Wonderwoman wax's philosophical about her relationship with her father, why every man should have a daughter, and why she thinks Viagra is a really bad idea.
533 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|