Solo Sundays - 1/31
Solo theater creates casts of thousands, plus special effects, all bursting from single performers. The results are hilarious and heartbreaking, passionate and provocative, ablaze with personal visions.
Solo Sundays, S.F.'s premier monthly solo performance series, presents select samplings of veteran virtuosos and top emerging talent in the intimate StageWerx theater near Union Square.
40 POUNDS IN 12 WEEKS: A LOVE STORY (an excerpt)
written and peformed by Pidge Meade
It's 1986 and Pidge is home after her freshman year of college with loads of new ideas in her head and 40 new pounds on her five-foot frame. Her dad, a tough, no-nonsense, world-renowned gymnastics coach, takes one horrified look at his super-sized daughter and issues an ultimatum.
This funny and powerful excerpt from Meade's full-length multi-character solo show zips back and forth thru time to tackle the relationships between food and affection, parents and children, body image and self-worth.
RATIONAL COMEDY FOR AN IRRATIONAL PLANET
written and performed by Brian Malow
Music is not just for musicians. Art is not just for artists. And science is not just for scientists. Let Brian be your tour guide for an evening's humorous exploration of the expanding universe. He is earth's premier science comedian (available for off-world appearances if transportation is provided). Based in San Francisco, Brian has performed for NASA, JPL, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the American Chemical Society, Applied Biosystems, and various outlets of the National Academy of Sciences, and has been featured in the Washington Post and Times, the New York Times, Nature, the SF Chronicle and on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (CBS). Brian serves on the Advisory Board of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, and is a video science correspondent for Time Magazine's website.
533 Sutter (nr. Powell)
San Francisco, CA 94110
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|