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Saint Stupid's Day Parade, April 1st!

Pope Joey The 40th Annual Saint Stupid's Day Parade follows the occasional traditional WEEKEND route this year. Starting at NOON on Saturday April 1th at the POINTY BLDG (transamerica pyramid) and heading up COLUMBUS AVE to WASHINGTION SQ PARK for the FREE MINI SERVICE by the FIRST CHVRCH or the LAST LAVGH. There will be a 2 minute limit TALENT SHOW, recycled RITUALS, discount DOGMA and a FREE LUNCH. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. RAIN and/or SHINE.

Watch a youtube video of a prior year's parade!

For more info contact Ed Holmes. Or visit www.saintstupid.com

And hopefully... on March 30th the premier of Ed's grandson Travis Baldwin's documentary on the FIRST CHVRCH of the LAST LAVGH... AT RHYTHMIX

Date: April 1
Time: High Noon
Where: the POINTY BLDG (transamerica pyramid)
Attire: Stupid costumes suggested

Shifting Spaces

Shifting Spaces

Come see Gabby Momah in a trio of bold new one-act plays about individuals fighting to claim their full human identities. Three Woman Productions selected the three plays from submissions to an open international call for scripts and is thrilled to introduce them to Bay Area audiences. Learn more!

What: Shifting Spaces
Where: Three Woman Productions
When: March 23 - April 8
Ticket info: click here

Inside Out & Back Again

Shifting Spaces

Gabby Momah can be seen in Inside Out & Back Again

Ten-year-old Hà and her family flee from Vietnam to Alabama, where she dreams of her beloved papaya tree and struggles to adjust in a strange new land. A world premiere by Min Kahng, based on Inside Out & Back Again, Thanhha Lai's award-winning story told in poetry. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

What: Inside Out & Back Again
Where: BACT Berkeley Center
When: March 31 - May 27
Ticket info: click here


The Gangster of Love Come see Lisa Hori-Garcia in the world premiere of THE GANGSTER OF LOVE from Jessica Hagedorn, who presents the theatrical adaptation of her own story of immigration from Manila, based on her book of the same name. Raquel "Rocky: Rivera and her eccentric family settle in the Haight during the 1970s, opening for us a window to a dynamic period of conflict, social change, and artistic flourishing in San Francisco. Featuring live music, poetry reading, and the music video as key narrative forms, this is a story 20 years in the making.

Where: The Magic Theater
When: April 11 - May 6
Ticket info: click here

Father Comes Home From the Wars

Don't miss Rotimi Agbabiaka perform in Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3.

Hero's master offers him a terrible choice: earn freedom by fighting for the Confederacy, or stay with the woman he loves and remain enslaved. Acclaimed as "funny and tragic, whimsical and lacerating, poetic and poignant" (The Hollywood Reporter), this haunting play fuses classical Greek drama, contemporary wordplay, and the soaring spirit of blues, belonging, heroism, and freedom. A mythic and music-infused journey of one man's soul-and of a nation at war with itself-this "provocative, rich, and irreverently funny" (New York Post) new play reaffirms Parks as one of America's most important voices.

What: Father Comes Home From the Wars
Where: A.C.T.
When: April 25 - May 20
Ticket info: click here

Impure Thoughts (without apology)

Saint Marys' College Logo In 2015, Saint Mary's produced the West Coast premiere of Ken Prestininzi's dark comedy Chaste, about a trio of forward-thinking Victorians; his new play Impure Thoughts (without apology) is based on the inspiring story of the Mexican Nun Sor Juan.a

Come see Keiko Shimosato Carreiro's costume design!

What: Impure Thoughts (without apology)
Where: Saint Marys' College of California (LeFevre Theatre, 1928 Saint Mary's Rd, Moraga, CA)
When: April 26 - 29
More info: click here


Live Music

If you liked the 2017 Mime Troupe band you'll be happy to know the band's getting back together for the 2018 Summer Show! But why wait! Come hear the Andrew Niven Quartet (Andrew Niven & Patrick Byers) play mondern jazz on the Sunday of your choosing.

What: Andrew Niven Quartet
Where: Rockridge Imporvement Club, 5515 College Ave, Oakland
When: Sundays 3p-6p, Every Sunday now until ?

Songs of Resistance

For Those Who Came After: Songs of Resistance from the Spanish Civil War

For Those Who Came After: Songs of Resistance from the Spanish Civil War, which Velina Brown recorded with the Brooklyn-based band Barbez, is now available on iTunes, and on the Barbez website!

Pianola Granola

Pianola Granola

Joel Fadness (musician 2001-2004, 2008, 2012) just released a new album. Genre: Rock/Instrumental Rock. Joel also plays keyboards and drums for children's dance programs in Denver.

More info: Where to buy

Out of Town:

Father Comes Home From the Wars

If you are on the east coast March 16 - April 7 visit Yale Repertory Theatre and see Rotimi Agbabiaka perform in Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3

In the astonishing first installment of Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's new American Odyssey, set over the course of the Civil War, Hero is offered his freedom from slavery in exchange for joining his master in the ranks of the Confederacy. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a devastatingly beautiful epic new work filled with music, wit, and exquisite lyricism.

Ticket info: click here

Lucia Berlin Stories

Featuring "Her First Detox", "Emergency Room Notebook 1977", "Unmanageable", "502", "Here It Is Saturday"

Karen Runk stage manager for this wry, electric commentary on the dark corners, the everyday, and the oft-overlooked, these five Bay Area stories from Berlin's posthumous A Manual for Cleaning Women illuminate her insightful, compassionate view of American society. Set to an evocative jazz score (Marcus Shelby, composer), these witty stories feature complex women balancing motherhood, relationships, and a working life.

Having just completed a sold out run at ZSpace, Word For Word is hititng the road and traveling to France for 6 performances in April!

What: Lucia Berlin: Stories
Where: France!
When: April
More info: click here


Learn more about 1984!
Michael Gene Sullivan's adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 will soon be playing at the Los Altos Stage Company, Wie is Van Rommelen performers in Amsterdam, Minnesota State University, Jobsite Theatre in Florida, and at the Drama Theatre on Podal, Kiev, Ukraine Fall. Full list of productions and scripts available at Playscripts, Inc.

Winston Smith is a cog in the giant machine of the State. Physically and mentally under the omnipresent eye of Big Brother, Winston has been caught struggling for scraps of love and freedom in a world awash with distrust and violence. With the brutal "help" of four Party Members, Winston is forced to confess his "Thought-Crimes" before an unseen inquisitor, and the audience -- which acts as a silent witness to his torture. This is a ferocious and provocative adaptation of one of the most prescient works of literature of the last century.

Bruce Barthol

Bruce Barthol will be playing for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives annual event on May 12 in NYC. And he will be on tour in Ireland and the UK from July 12 to August 8!

The King & Logo

Brian Rivera (Doing Good, Posibilidad) is in the Broadway tour of The King and I. Track him down and order your tickets!

Love and Taxes

Josh Kornbluth (co-writer Mr. Smith Goes to Obscuristan) has a new film out! Love and Taxes, based on Kornbluth's critically acclaimed one person show, will soon be opening nationwide.

Rebecca Klingler

Rebecca Klingler

Rebecca Klingler (actor, Collective Member 1991-1995) has created and stars in a new web series "The Calamities of Jane".

Michael Oosterom

Michael Oosterom

Michael Oosterom (actor, Killing Time, Mr. Smith Goes To Obscuristan) is currently showing off his puppetry and improv skill on "No, You Shut Up!" on Fusion TV.

Telluride Theatre

Sasha Sullivan (SFMT Intern, 1998-99) is the Artistic Director of the Telluride Theatre!

The Walking Dead

Colman Domingo (Past Teacher, Youth Theater Project) is currently appearing in The Walking Dead television series and will be in the upcoming film Brith of a Nation.

Schedule - Come See Us!

  • 22nd Annual Youth Theater Project
    Troupe Studio
    Fri, Apr 6th @ 7:00 PM
    Sat, Apr 7th @ 2:00 PM
    855 Treat Ave, San Francisco map to855 Treat Ave
    Ticket Info: FREE (donation)
    Street parking only, come early!
  • Young CA Writers Project
    Troupe Studio
    Fri, Apr 13th @ 7:00 PM
    855 Treat Ave, San Francisco map to855 Treat Ave
    Ticket Info: FREE (donation)
    Street parking only, come early!

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