BORDER PEOPLE (PREVIEWS)
Written & Performed by Dan Hoyle
Directed by Charlie Varon
Friday, December 14 at 8pm
Saturday, December 15 at 8:30pm
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.
Dan Hoyle is an Oakland-based actor and playwright. His brand of journalistic theater has been hailed as “riveting, funny and poignant” (New York Times) and “hilarious, moving and very necessary” (Salon). His solo shows EACH AND EVERY THING, THE REAL AMERICANS, TINGS DEY HAPPEN, FLORIDA 2004: THE BIG BUMMER, and CIRCUMNAVIGATOR–all created and premiered at The Marsh Theater in his native San Francisco–have toured the country and overseas including Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater (NYC), Culture Project (NYC), Berkeley Repertory Theater, Baltimore Center Stage, Cleveland Playhouse, Mosaic Theater Company (D.C.), Portland Center Stage, Playmakers Rep (North Carolina), Painted Bride (Philadelphia), The Park in Calcutta, India, the Samuel Beckett Theater in Dublin, Ireland, and a U.S. State Department-sponsored five city tour of Nigeria. As an actor, Hoyle recently appeared in Widowers’ Houses at Aurora Theater Company in Berkeley and Off-Broadway in Samantha Chanse’s FRUITING BODIES at The Sheen Center. His multi actor plays include GAME ON, co-written with Tony Taccone, (TBA award for Outstanding New Play) THE BLOCK, which had a critically acclaimed run Off-Broadway in Spring 2016 (Working Theater), and GROW, a Northern California marijuana comic thriller, which premiered at Mendocino College in Ukiah, CA. He has been an artist-in-residence at Trinity College, Dublin and Columbia University’s Heyman Center for Humanities. More info: danhoyle.com
Friday, December 14: $25 – $35 sliding scale | $55 and $100 Reserved Seating
Saturday, December 15: $30 – $35 sliding scale | $55 and $100 Reserved Seating
Friday at 8pm | Saturday at 8:30pm | Berkeley TheaterStage
75 minutes | No Intermission | Ages 15+ | Please do not bring infants to the show
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