Blog of Stephanie Weisman, Founder and Artistic Director

  • Piper Closes and The Jewelry Box Opens! – December 7, 2017 Dear Marshians, Piper is not only an acclaimed solo performer. He is an Alameda County Sheriff, an internationally known hip-hop performer and is currently performing his final weekend of the brilliant COPS & ROBBERS: HUNTER POETRY. Closing Night Party with FLIPSYDE Now I’m not sure if there are any other sheriffs coming to this performance, but I am ...
  • Kate Closing Saturday! – November 30, 2017 Dear Marshians, I hope you had a lovely holiday! Thanksgiving was a great weekend at The Marsh. it also gave our performers a chance to see other performers’ shows. Don Reed, who is currently starring in THE KIPLING HOTEL watched Kate Robards’ AINT THAT RICH last Friday. FYI: Kate’s final 2 performances are THIS Friday and Saturday. Must close ...
  • Enuf Stuff? The GIFT of Theater – November 24, 2017 Dear Marshians, Got enuf stuff? Please support your small business theater aka The Marsh. Thanksgiving Weekend! Come see Done, Kate, OR Diane’s shows. Secondly give the gift of Marsh Theater. We are thrilled to talk to a Marshian who loved Will Durst’s DURST CASE SCENARIO so much that he decided to make a holiday party event and invite 20 of ...
  • Thanksgiving Weekend Riches & Gifts! – November 22, 2017 Dear Marshians, Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for you, Marsh family. And we invite you to our Marsh “table” this Thanksgiving weekend. So for the three days–post lavish Thanksgiving meals heaped with turkey or tofurkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie–rest up and take a walk, a drive, a BART, to and down Valencia Street and partake in a ...
  • DIane Barnes Opening! – November 15, 2017 Dear Marshians, Diane Barnes’ story is one of incredible luck, incredible misfortune, and how tenacious love can be in the face of adversity. It’s the show you should be seeing right now.” –Showbill.ca There are moments when our lives change significantly. And sometimes, it’s based on some not so great things happening; and sometimes, good things come ...
  • Piper Meets WolfHawkJaguar – November 8, 2017 Dear Marshians, It’s been a year since the presidential election. It’s not such a surprise now as it was then, but it’s a skewed world. And we are seeing Marsh performances in a different light. Shows we are doing, had done, are now differently relevant. I am inspired that Jinho “Piper” Ferreira’s COPS & ROBBERS is returning ...
  • 1 FINAL Dan Hoyle, Lorri Holt CLOSES – November 1, 2017 Dear Marshians, Isn’t there something about this time of year? This time after summer and before the holiday season amps up. Things seem to be moving. Like, I cleaned out my closet. Like I’m super inspired by a project (more on that soon). And, of course, seeing some great shows. MARSH BENEFIT! 1 FINAL Dan Hoyle! One added ...
  • Kate Brilliant! Comps. – October 25, 2017 Dear Marshians, Terrific! Brilliant! The reviews are coming in for Kate Robards’ AINT ATHAT RICH. “In this brilliant one-woman piece, money or no money determines both how the world looks at you and how you look at the world.” –SF Theater Blog Awestruck, I was after first seeing Kate Robards’ Marsh Rising of AINT THAT RICH and now ...
  • Thank You! – October 19, 2017 Dear Marshians, It was such a beautiful cornucopia of your food donations in our cafe. What a wonderful outpouring of community support for our northern neighbors. Thank you. Climatic events are affecting so many places. Kate Robards opening AINT THAT RICH on Saturday night recently flew back to Orange, Texas to help her mother when the house ...
  • Charlie’s Kitchen of Story and Borscht – October 11, 2017 Dear Marshians, I woke up this morning. Thinking about the times. Devastating. Armageddon in favor of profiteering over protection of the environment. A man with guns murdering 58 concertgoers. Mounting danger between loose-mouthed nuclear despots. Hurricanes. Each smoking breath, a reminder of the devastation of our northern neighbors. Can I ignore it? Not write about it? What can ...