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Border People at The Marsh

Dates

1/11/2019 - 4/27/2019

Theatre

The Marsh


2120 Allston Way
Berkeley,CA 94704



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MarshStream Welcomes The Return Of Dan Hoyle, Don Reed, Kate Robards And More
May 15, 2020

As the Bay Area's shelter-in-place continues, The Marsh San Francisco offers a variety of programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform (see latest schedule below). (more...)

Dan Hoyle's Critically Acclaimed BORDER PEOPLE Returns To The Marsh This April
February 20, 2020

Returning from a triumphant six-week run Off-Broadway, Border People will be presented at The Marsh Berkeley for a limited run. The newest solo show by award-winning actor and playwright Dan Hoyle, this hit is based on Hoyle's conversations with immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and border crossers of all kinds. (more...)

Nicole A. Watson To Direct BORDER PEOPLE By Dan Hoyle At A.R.T. New York Theatres
January 22, 2020

Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director) has named a new director for the Off Broadway premiere of acclaimed play 'Border People.' The award-winning production by playwright and actor Dan Hoyle will be directed by Nicole A. Watson (Round House Theatre a?" Maryland).  (more...)

Nicole A. Watson to Direct Off-Broadway Premiere of BORDER PEOPLE and BEST OF THEATERWORKS!
December 17, 2019

Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director) has named a new director for the Off Broadway premiere of 'Border People.' The award-winning production by playwright and actor Dan Hoyle will be directed by Nicole A. Watson (Round House Theatre - Maryland). (more...)

BORDER PEOPLE Will Return to The Marsh San Francisco For Final Run Before Off-Broadway Transfer
November 25, 2019

In preparation for its transfer to Off-Broadway for a six-week run at the end of January 2020, Border People will return for one final limited run at The Marsh San Francisco. The newest solo show by award-winning actor and playwright Dan Hoyle, this hit is based on Hoyle's conversations with immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and border crossers of all kinds. (more...)

The 2019 TBA Awards Acknowledge Excellence In Bay Area Theatre; Winners Announced Including PARADISE SQUARE and More!
November 15, 2019

Theatre Bay Area held its sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration on Monday, November 4 at the Herbst Theatre. Featuring a a?oeradically inclusivea?? pricing structure, over 800 people attended the event, exceeding the previous year's attendance by nearly 20%. (more...)

WORKING THEATER Announces Season Announcement Plus Off Broadway Transfer of BORDER PEOPLE
October 22, 2019

Working Theater will transfer new play, BORDER PEOPLE, currently playing at The Marsh San Francisco to Off Broadway A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 W 53rd Street) as part of the company's 35th anniversary season, where it is scheduled to begin previews January 25, prior to its official opening on January 30. (more...)

Brian Copeland's Holiday Story THE JEWELRY BOX Returns To The Marsh
October 15, 2019

This December, Bay Area holiday favorite The Jewelry Box returns to The Marsh San Francisco. Performed by acclaimed writer/performer Brian Copeland (Not a Genuine Black Man, The Waiting Period), hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as a?oeamong the Bay Area's most honest, thoughtful and eloquent storytellers,a?? and directed by David Ford, this hilariously heartwarming story follows a young Brian as he heads to the a?oemean streetsa?? of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present. When he finds the perfect gift a?" a jewelry box in the White Front Department store a?" six-year-old Brian sets out to earn the required $11.97 by Christmas. Rife with references to 1970s Oakland, The Jewelry Box recounts Brian's adventures as he scours the a?oehelp wanteda?? ads, applies for jobs, and collects bottles, inching his way toward the perfect Christmas gift. The Jewelry Box will be presented December 5 a?" 14, 2019 (specific times below) at The Marsh San Francisco, 1062 Valencia Street. For tickets ($20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved) the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh Box office at 415-282-3055 (open Monday through Friday, 1:00pm-4:00pm). (more...)

BORDER PEOPLE Announces Final Extension at The Marsh SF
October 04, 2019

Before transferring to Off-Broadway for a six-week run, Border People will extend one final time at The Marsh San Francisco, through November 16. (more...)

PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List!
September 21, 2019

Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). (more...)

Dan Hoyle's Critically-Acclaimed BORDER PEOPLE Extends At The Marsh SF
August 14, 2019

With its extension run virtually sold out, The Marsh San Francisco announces an additional extension of Border People, the newest solo show by award-winning actor and playwright Dan Hoyle, into October 2019. (more...)

Brian Copeland and Charlie Varon Present THE GREAT AMERICAN SH*T SHOW
August 06, 2019

Solo performance legends Brian Copeland and Charlie Varon join forces to present new monologues on life in the Age of Trump in THE GREAT AMERICAN SH*T SHOW. After a successful and highly-praised show in San Rafael in April, they're bringing it back on Sunday, August 18 at The Marin Center's Showcase Theater. (more...)

John Fisher's Critically Acclaimed A HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II Comes To The Marsh Berkeley
June 24, 2019

After a successful run at The Marsh San Francisco, multi award-winning actorplaywright and Theatre Rhinoceros Artistic Director John Fisher's acclaimed solo show A History of World War II: The D-Day Invasion to the Fall of Berlin will transfer to The Marsh Berkeley. Offering a compendium of facts about WWII from the bungled plot to assassinate Hitler ("A mess! Organized by a bunch of loser bureaucrats!") to the big secret - how the Russians won the war for us ("They did all the work!"), this lauded production also surveys the best books on the topic, as well as the most attractive generals who fought the battles and the hottest actors who played them in the movies. Capturing the Best Actor award from the 2017 United Solo Festival, this highly entertaining work also demonstrates how WWII helped Fisher win boyhood battles with his older brother. (more...)

Dan Hoyle's BORDER PEOPLE Extends for a Third Time at The Marsh SF
June 17, 2019

With its extension run virtually sold out, The Marsh San Francisco announces an additional extension of Border People, the newest solo show by award-winning actor and playwright Dan Hoyle, into August 2019. (more...)

Dan Hoyle's BORDER PEOPLE Extends For A Second Time At The Marsh SF
March 14, 2019

With its extension run virtually sold out, The Marsh San Francisco announces an additional extension of Border People, the newest solo show by award-winning actor and playwright Dan Hoyle, into June 2019. Based on Hoyle's conversations with immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and border crossers of all kinds, the show has been greeted with unanimous critical acclaim, earning the highest rating from the San Francisco Chronicle, noting "This is what it is to witness a master of his craft. Dan Hoyle is one of our theatrical gems," and praised the production as "A testament to the core-to-nerve ending commitment and courage" of those living on borders of any kind. (more...)

Based on conversations and interviews from the South Bronx housing projects courtyards, Refugee Safe Houses on the Northern Border with Canada, and travels along the Southwestern Border and into Mexico. Eleven monologues of people who live on or across borders both geographic and cultural, an intimate, raw, poignant, funny look at the borders we all negotiate in our everyday lives.

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