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The official blog of The Marsh. Based in San Francisco and Berkeley. A breeding ground for new performances.

Stare and Pause – Charlie Varon

The world of the stage is different. One of the most powerful things a solo performer can do onstage is to stare. Another is to pause and let your body be still inside the silence.

A Name Change and an Apology

While I do believe in the power of confronting ugly history and language through art, the story told by the show is a kind of personal meditation on cultural identity. – David Hirata

Grandfather’s Letter

History can seem like such a fragile thing. Documents, drawings, and entire buildings can literally crumble into dust.