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"The Jewelry Box" at The Marsh

Dates

12/5/2019 - 12/14/2019

Theatre

The Marsh


1062 Valencia Street
San Francisco,CA 94110
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Tickets Info

$20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved
Phone: 415-282-3055


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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 among the Bay Areas most honest, thoughtful and eloquent storytellers, and directed by David Ford, this hilariously heartwarming story follows a young Brian as he heads to the mean streets of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present. When he finds the perfect gift a jewelry box in the White Front Department store six-year-old Brian sets out to earn the required $11.97 by Christmas. Rife with references to 1970s Oakland, "The Jewelry Box" recounts Brians adventures as he scours the help wanted ads, applies for jobs, and collects bottles, inching his way toward the perfect Christmas gift.For information or to order tickets visit themarsh.org or call (415) 282-3055 (Monday through Friday, 1:00pm-4:00pm).SHOWS:8:00pm, Thursday, December 58:00pm, Friday, December 62:00pm, Saturday, December 78:00pm, Friday, December 135:00pm, Saturday, December 14

News About "The Jewelry Box" at The Marsh


The Marsh Unveils New Daily Programming On Marshstream 
December 11, 2020

The Marsh brightens the holiday season with an array of joyful, thought-provoking, hilarious, and engaging offerings 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces Playwrights Selected for Year Three of Five-Year Commission Program
August 19, 2020

San Francisco Playhouse continued its commitment to developing new plays and nurturing the voices of active writers with the selection of the playwrights who will comprise the third year of the company's five-year commission program.

GRANDMA & ME: An Ode To Single Parents Announced at Marin Center's Showcase Theater
February 24, 2020

GRANDMA & ME: An Ode to Single Parents is the sixth performance for Brian Copeland presents The Best of San Francisco Solo Series 2019/20 in partnership with The Marin Cultural Association at The Marin Center's Showcase Theater.

Brian Copeland's New Show GRANDMA & ME Debuts At The Marsh
February 06, 2020

The Marsh San Francisco presents GRANDMA & ME: An Ode to Single Parents, the highly anticipated new solo show by award-winning playwright and actor Brian Copeland (Not a Genuine Black Man, The Waiting Period, The Scion, The Jewelry Box). Copeland, whose critically-acclaimed Not a Genuine Black Man has earned the title of longest running solo show in San Francisco history, unveils a new work that examines the issues of single parenting, and asks what it truly means to be a father.

Brian Copeland's GRANDMA & ME is Coming to The Marsh San Francisco
January 15, 2020

The Marsh San Francisco will present GRANDMA & ME: An Ode to Single Parents, the highly anticipated new solo show by award-winning playwright and actor Brian Copeland (Not a Genuine Black Man, The Waiting Period, The Scion, The Jewelry Box).

The Marsh Berkeley Celebrates Black History Month With NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN
January 13, 2020

The Marsh Berkeley celebrates Black History month with a special, one-night-only performance of Not a Genuine Black Man, the longest running solo show in San Francisco theater history. This funny, honest, and harrowing piece by award-winning actor, playwright, and talk show host Brian Copeland recounts the struggles Copeland faced growing up in what was declared one of the most racist suburbs in America.

The Marsh San Francisco Has Added Three Performances of Brian Copeland's THE WAITING PERIOD
January 09, 2020

The Marsh San Francisco has added three free performances of Brian Copeland's The Waiting Period, due to ongoing support from a GoFundMe campaign and generous corporate contributions from Summit Bank, Clint Reilly Associates, The Handlery Hotel Union Square in San Francisco, Fremont Bank, OSIsoft, and Galvan and Associates in San Leandro.

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).

THE WAITING PERIOD By Brian Copeland Comes To Douglas Morrisson Theatre
September 04, 2019

Brian Copeland performs The Waiting Period - winner of the Theater Bay Area Award for Outstanding Production of a Solo Play, This deeply moving and surprisingly funny work outlines Copeland's own struggles with depression and suicidal thought, and is presented to everyone and to remove all barriers for those who may be struggling with depression themselves. Featuring humorous, poignant, and riveting insights, the solo show written by Copeland and directed by David Ford, It will take place at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre in Hayward, CA on Saturday, October 5, 2019 (8:00pm).

Brian Copeland's Holiday Show THE JEWELRY BOX Comes To Altarena Playhouse
September 04, 2019

The family-friendly Bay Area holiday favorite The Jewelry Box comes to the Altarena Playhouse. Performed by Brian Copeland, who has been hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as 'among the Bay Area's most honest, thoughtful and eloquent storytellers,' and directed by David Ford, this hilariously heartwarming story follows a young Brian as he heads to the 'mean streets' of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present.

The Marsh Extends Brian Copeland's NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN
August 30, 2019

The Marsh San Francisco announces additional performances of Not a Genuine Black Man, the longest running solo show in San Francisco theater history.

The Marsh San Francisco Adds Free Performances of Brian Copeland's THE WAITING PERIOD
August 29, 2019

The Marsh San Francisco adds two free performances of Brian Copeland's The Waiting Period, due to ongoing support from a GoFundMe campaign and generous corporate contributions from Summit Bank, Clint Reilly Associates, The Handlery Hotel Union Square in San Francisco, and Fremont Bank, OSIsoft, and Galvan and Associates in San Leandro.

The Marsh San Francisco Adds Performances Of Brian Copeland's THE WAITING PERIOD
August 27, 2019

The Marsh San Francisco adds two free performances of Brian Copeland's The Waiting Period, due to ongoing support from a GoFundMe campaign and generous corporate contributions from Summit Bank, Clint Reilly Associates, The Handlery Hotel Union Square in San Francisco, and Fremont Bank, OSIsoft, and Galvan and Associates in San Leandro.

NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN Adds Additional Performances at the Marsh
July 12, 2019

The Marsh San Francisco announces an extension of Not a Genuine Black Man, the longest running solo show in San Francisco theater history. This funny, honest, and harrowing piece by award-winning actor, playwright, and talk show host Brian Copeland recounts the struggles Copeland faced growing up in what was declared one of the most racist suburbs in America

Additional Performances Of Brian Copeland's Hit THE WAITING PERIOD Announced At The Marsh SF
June 05, 2019

The Marsh San Francisco adds five free performances of Brian Copeland's The Waiting Period, due to ongoing support from a GoFundMe campaign and generous corporate contributions from Summit Bank, Clint Reilly Associates, The Handlery Hotel Union Square in San Francisco, and Fremont Bank, OSIsoft, and Galvan and Associates in San Leandro.

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