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Eliza Gibson plays all of the characters in “Bravo 25: Your A.I Therapist Will See You Now.” (Courtesy Keiarerah Frauchiger)

Eliza Gibson’s ‘A.I. Therapist’ provides comfort

In her solo show “Bravo 25: Your A.I. Therapist Will See You…

 

Ross Everett plays “transformation artist to the stars” Dale Thorhammer at The Marsh. (Courtesy Richard M. Johnson)

‘Stop Stopping’ an amusing, if slight, self-help satire

On opening night of his presentation at The Marsh in San Francisco,…

 

Jill Vice appears in “A Fatal Step,” a "one-woman noir," at the Marsh. (Courtesy John Orvis)

Jill Vice shows versatility in ‘Fatal Step’

“A Fatal Step,” which Jill Vice calls “the outrageous one-woman noir,” plays…

 

Diane Barnes, a single mom and doctor from San Rafael, describes how her brain injury affected her family in her one-woman show at the Marsh (Courtesy Harris and Mattei)

‘Stroke of Luck’ a story of family, survival

In her solo show at The Marsh, Diane Barnes asks some provocative…

Diane Barnes, a single mom and doctor from San Rafael, describes how her brain injury affected her family in her one-woman show at the Marsh (Courtesy Harris and Mattei)
Charlie Varon offers hot soup at his one-man show “Storyborscht.” (Courtesy Myra Levy)

Charlie Varon serves up comfort food in ‘Storyborscht’

At the outset of his new storytelling session, with dining, Charlie Varon…

Charlie Varon offers hot soup at his one-man show “Storyborscht.” (Courtesy Myra Levy)
Dan Hoyle’s funny and enlightening “Each and Every Thing” is at The Marsh. (Courtesy Peter Prato)

Dan Hoyle dials into life beyond the cell phone at the Marsh

At the outset of “Each and Every Thing,” Dan Hoyle greets his…

Dan Hoyle’s funny and enlightening “Each and Every Thing” is at The Marsh. (Courtesy Peter Prato)
Elaine Magree describes a day in the life of a Bay Area hospice nurse during the AIDS epidemic in “Holding the Edge” at The Marsh. (Courtesy David Allen)

‘Holding the Edge’ a touching look at living and dying

In “Holding the Edge,” her one-woman show at The Marsh in San…

Elaine Magree describes a day in the life of a Bay Area hospice nurse during the AIDS epidemic in “Holding the Edge” at The Marsh. (Courtesy David Allen)
Funny Maureen Langan appears in an entertaining solo show at The Marsh. (Courtesy Bitten By A Zebra Media)

Maureen Langan an engaging garbageman’s daughter

The title of Maureen Langan’s solo show, “Daughter of a Garbageman,” now…

Funny Maureen Langan appears in an entertaining solo show at The Marsh. (Courtesy Bitten By A Zebra Media)

Poet Al Letson has a moving ‘Summer of Sanctuary’

There are many parts of Al Letson’s one-man show that are truly…

Julie Katz appears in “Grey Matter,” a funny solo show about the contemporary workplace. (Courtesy Serena Morelli)

‘Grey Matter’ skewers corporate culture

Anyone who has worked for a corporation, or known someone who’s worked…

Julie Katz appears in “Grey Matter,” a funny solo show about the contemporary workplace. (Courtesy Serena Morelli)
Corey Fischer’s solo show “Lightning in the Brain” is onstage at The Marsh. (Courtesy Ken Friedman)

Local theater vet Corey Fischer tells life story in ‘Lightning’

“The thing is,” begins writer-performer Corey Fischer in his new solo show…

Corey Fischer’s solo show “Lightning in the Brain” is onstage at The Marsh. (Courtesy Ken Friedman)
Lorri Holt is superb as the pioneering French novelist in “Colette Uncensored.” (Courtesy David Allen)

Lorri Holt brings Colette to life in ‘Uncensored’

When Lorri Holt takes the stage, in the world premiere of “Colette…

Lorri Holt is superb as the pioneering French novelist in “Colette Uncensored.” (Courtesy David Allen)
Charlie Varon and Jean Jeanrenaud appear in “Second Time Around, A Duet for Cello and Storyteller” at the Marsh. (Courtesy David Allen)

Cello adds emotion to 92-year-old’s story in ‘Second Time Around’

It’s too bad that not all storytelling theater pieces can have a…

Charlie Varon and Jean Jeanrenaud appear in “Second Time Around, A Duet for Cello and Storyteller” at the Marsh. (Courtesy David Allen)
An animated Lisa Rothman discusses her marriage, kids and dogs in “Date Night at Pet Emergency.” (Courtesy David Allen)

‘Date Night’ a funny, thoughtful look at marriage and parenting

With a title like “Date Night at Pet Emergency,” Lisa Rothman’s one-woman…

An animated Lisa Rothman discusses her marriage, kids and dogs in “Date Night at Pet Emergency.” (Courtesy David Allen)
Wayne Harris’ soulful poignant show “Mother’s Milk” is onstage at the Marsh in Berkeley. (Courtesy Doug McKechnie)

Music, memory meld magically in ‘Mother’s Milk’

In “Mother’s Milk,” a tender tribute to his late mother, performer Wayne…

Wayne Harris’ soulful poignant show “Mother’s Milk” is onstage at the Marsh in Berkeley. (Courtesy Doug McKechnie)
Megan Timpane describes her battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the amusing “Having Cancer is Hilarious.” (Courtesy Lily Moser)

Survivor brings on laughs in ‘Having Cancer Is Hilarious’

As advertised, Megan Timpane’s one-woman show “Having Cancer is Hilarious” isn’t a…

Megan Timpane describes her battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the amusing “Having Cancer is Hilarious.” (Courtesy Lily Moser)
COURTESY JIM DENNISJinho “The Piper” Ferreira tells the story of an Oakland shooting from various perspectives in his one-man show “Cops and Robbers” onstage at The Marsh in San Francisco.

‘Cops and Robbers’ dramatically dissects officer-involved shooting

There couldn’t be a more timely show than “Cops and Robbers,” Jinho…

COURTESY JIM DENNISJinho “The Piper” Ferreira tells the story of an Oakland shooting from various perspectives in his one-man show “Cops and Robbers” onstage at The Marsh in San Francisco.
COURTESY BRITTANY KAMERSCHENActor-comedian Don Reed plays multiple characters in  “Stereotypo: Rants and Ramblings at the DMV at The Marsh.

Don Reed rants in new ‘DMV’ show

When solo performer Don Reed decided to embark on a show about…

COURTESY BRITTANY KAMERSCHENActor-comedian Don Reed plays multiple characters in  “Stereotypo: Rants and Ramblings at the DMV at The Marsh.
COURTESY TUE NAM TONJosh Kornbluth is reprising “Haiku Tunnel

‘Haiku Tunnel’ still a funny take on office life

Anyone who’s ever worked in an office can relate to Josh Kornbluth’s…

COURTESY TUE NAM TONJosh Kornbluth is reprising “Haiku Tunnel
COURTESY PATTI MEYERDan Hoyle deftly plays many characters in “Each and Every Thing.”

Unwired Dan Hoyle connects in ‘Each and Every Thing’

For youngish folks, like the captivating, thirtysomething writer/solo performer Dan Hoyle, an…

COURTESY PATTI MEYERDan Hoyle deftly plays many characters in “Each and Every Thing.”