Tell It On Tuesday


Tell It On Tuesday celebrates the expression of individual voices by promoting the art of storytelling and solo performance, coming together as a community to share works crafted by theater artists and storytellers. We provide an East Bay home to the solo performer.
Tell It On Tuesday plays in our Berkeley Cabaret.

Tickets at the Door: $8 – $15 Sliding Scale
Tickets in Advance: $10 – $15 Sliding Scale

March 28, 2017

Music starts at 7pm
The BBQs: Henry’s Memphis Bluff Blues Quintet,
Henry Klyce, Jim Semitekol, Joel Henner, Harold Shashi, John Eckstrom

Stories starts at 7:30pm
LIFE IS A RIOT by Carol Klyce
MY STROKE OF LUCK by Diane Barnes


Carol Klyce has stories that need to be told. With the help and encouragement of Ann Randolph, David Ford, and Rebecca Fisher, she is going to tell them. This will be Carol’s first solo performance.

Diane Barnes is an actor, writer, storyteller, and solo performer. Born and raised in New York City, she is a well rooted SF Bay Area 415 transplant. After a career as a physician specializing in Diagnostic Radiology, she discovered improvisation and the power of storytelling. “My Stroke of Luck” developed at The Marsh with David Ford, and directed by Rebecca Fisher has toured the US and Canadian Fringe circuit, and will be presented at the prestigious United Solo Festival at Theater Row in New York City in the fall.

This is Hannah A. Taylor’s first solo performance. Something she thought she would happen decades ago, but she got caught up in “performing” her life’s work.Tonight, for the first time, she attempts her first solo, a work-in-progress.  It’s a singing and performing outing…a solo performance musical. Please be kind! She has teamed up with David Ford, dramaturg/development, Ellen Hoffman, composer and pianist, and Marc Monserrat-Drukker, director.

April 25, 2017

Music starts at 7pm
Laura Austin Wiley, solo flute

Stories starts at 7:30pm
SELMA, SELMA by Claire Isaacs Wahrhaftig
STAGGER LEE by Kirk Waller


Laura Austin Wiley plays flutes and sings with the Resonance Jazz Ensemble, which recently performed at Yoshi’s. She also performs with her own ensemble, the Laura Wiley Quartet. She has just released a new CD called Waiting for Rain, which is available on CD Baby. Her website is

Lisa Rothman’s first solo show, “Date Night at Pet Emergency” ran for six months at The Marsh Berkeley. When she’s not performing, Lisa teaches people to make presentations. She recently learned more than she ever wanted to know about sinkholes and scabies.

Claire Isaacs Wahrhaftig is a retired arts administrator. She ran children’s programs at SFMOMA, directed a young people’s arts center in Los Angeles, and directed the San Francisco Arts Commission. She has returned to her early love of performance.

Kirk Waller uses movement, music, song, and the spoken word to transport his audiences to places far away and long ago. Director of storytelling at Stagebridge, former chair of the Storytelling Association of California and on the Tell It ON Tuesday Advisory Board–BUT his most prized possession and biggest accomplishments??? Eric and Elijah, his two sons!

Steve Budd is an actor, storytelling, standup comic, and solo performer. He’s performed with lots of Bay Area theater companies, including the San Francisco Playhouse, Impact, Marin Shakespeare, and Custom Made. What They Said About Love won best of 2016 San Francisco Fringe Fest. He’ll be performing the show in June at the Hollywood Fringe Fest.

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  • April 25, 2017 7:00 PMTell It On Tuesday 04-25-17 (Berkeley)
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