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Ted Barker, Joan Mankin, Danny Scheie, Lance Gardner, Patty Gallagher and Dan Hiatt

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GOING DOWN IN FLAMES Runs May 30-June 9 at Headwaters Theatre Photo GOING DOWN IN FLAMES Runs May 30-June 9 at Headwaters Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2019

Based on a true story, the world premiere of Going Down in Flames by Danny Mankin runs May 30-June 9 at Headwaters Theatre and is directed by Angela Van Epps. Joan Schirle, award-winning actor, playwright, director, deviser and teacher, and the founding artistic director of Dell'Arte International in Blue Lake, CA., will play Joan Mankin and Mankin's legendary clown character, Queenie Moon.

GOING DOWN IN FLAMES Comes to Headwaters Theatre Photo GOING DOWN IN FLAMES Comes to Headwaters Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2019

Based on a true story, the world premiere of Going Down in Flames by Danny Mankin runs May 30-June 9 at Headwaters Theatre and is directed by Angela Van Epps. Joan Schirle, actor, playwright, director, deviser and teacher, and the founding artistic director of Dell'Arte International in Blue Lake, CA., will play Joan Mankin and her legendary clown character, Queenie Moon.

Sara Felder's MELANCHOLY, A COMEDY Begins Tonight at The Marsh
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2015

Did Abraham Lincoln suffer from clinical depression? A grad student at Cal, newly in love, researches Lincoln's melancholy while trying to keep up with her amazing new girlfriend. The Marsh San Francisco presents the hilarious playwright, performer, juggler, and clown Sara Felder in her new solo show MELANCHOLY, A COMEDY. Felder takes audiences from the Civil War, to a Lincoln look-alike convention, to the top of UC Berkeley's Campanile, in this comedy about queer love, mental health, and Abraham Lincoln. Written and performed by Felder and directed by Michael Socrates Moran, workshop performances will be held today, May 9 - June 6, with the run continuing June 7 - June 28 (press opening: June 7).

Sara Felder's MELANCHOLY, A COMEDY Begins 5/9 at The Marsh
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 16, 2015

Did Abraham Lincoln suffer from clinical depression? A grad student at Cal, newly in love, researches Lincoln's melancholy while trying to keep up with her amazing new girlfriend. The Marsh San Francisco presents the hilarious playwright, performer, juggler, and clown Sara Felder in her new solo show MELANCHOLY, A COMEDY. Felder takes audiences from the Civil War, to a Lincoln look-alike convention, to the top of UC Berkeley's Campanile, in this comedy about queer love, mental health, and Abraham Lincoln. Written and performed by Felder and directed by Michael Socrates Moran, workshop performances will be held May 9 - June 6, with the run continuing June 7 - June 28 (press opening: June 7). Performances will be presented Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 7pm at The Marsh San Francisco's Studio Theater, 1062 Valencia St., San Francisco. For tickets ($15-$100), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Theatre Bay Area Announce Legacy Award Recipients
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 23, 2014

Theatre Bay Area (TBA), the nonprofit service organization for theatre and dance in the Bay Area, is pleased to announce the three Legacy Award recipients to be honored at the upcoming TBA Awards ceremony. This year's awards recognize local performer Joan Mankin, long-time theatre patron and benefactor Jill Matichak and Steve Silver's long-standing musical revue Beach Blanket Babylon for extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the region's theatre community at milestone points in their careers or history.

Stage and Screen Stars Set for ACT Fundraiser to Benefit Joan Mankin, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Luminaries of the local and national theatre scene -- including Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Geoff Hoyle, Marga Gomez, Lorenzo Pisoni and Diane "Pino" Wasnak -- will appear on American Conservatory Theater's Geary Theater stage on Sunday, October 5 at 7 p.m. in a one-night-only production to benefit beloved local actor/clown Joan Mankin, aka Queenie Moon.

San Francisco Playhouse to Present INTO THE WOODS, 6/24-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) concludes its provocative eleventh season with Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine (book). The production runs June 24th to September 6th, 2014, with an official opening set for June 28.

San Francisco Playhouse Presents INTO THE WOODS, Now thru 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) concludes its provocative eleventh season with Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine (book). The production runs today, June 24th to September 6th, 2014, with an official opening set for June 28.

San Francisco Playhouse to Present INTO THE WOODS, 6/24-9/6
by Tyler Peterson - May 28, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English & Producing Director Susi Damilano) concludes its provocative eleventh season with Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine (book). The production runs June 24th to September 6th, 2014, with an official opening set for June 28.

Cal Shakes Launches 40th Season with All-Female TWELFTH NIGHT, Running Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater will launch its year-long 40th anniversary celebration in February 2014 with William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in the company's first-ever performance tour to community settings throughout San Francisco and the East Bay. A co-production with San Francisco-based Intersection for the Arts, Twelfth Night will be directed by Michelle Hensley, Artistic Director of Minneapolis-based Ten Thousand Things, one of the country's most highly regarded classics-based theaters.