Wayne Harris


Written and Performed by Wayne Harris
Live music by Randy Craig & John McArdle Music composed and arranged by Randy Craig & John McArdle
Directed by David Ford

IS BACK! With Special Mother’s Day Performance

April 26 – May 31 | Berkeley
Fridays at 8pm | Sunday at 2pm



Mother’s Milk: A Blues Riff in Three Acts  was chosen as a Theatre Bay Area Editors’ Pick!! 

“A moving, thoughtful tale…Gorgeously sung…Pure bliss.” — Robert Hurwitt, SF Gate

“Music, memory meld magically in ‘Mother’s Milk.’ Whether he’s channeling various characters or just singing as himself, he mesmerizes.”” — SF Examiner

Show Description


Mother’s Milk  “A Blues and Gospel Play in 3 Acts”, Original songs, traditional blues and gospel classics come together to underscore an intricate and uplifting narrative on life, death and the Baptist Church (not to mention the best recipe ever for Banana Pudding).

The return engagement of Wayne Harris’ award winning, music – infused, spiritual and uplifting winner of the 2015 San Francisco International Fringe Festival “Best of Fringe” is not to be missed!

Artist Biography

Wayne Harris is an award-winning solo performer, writer, educator, curriculum innovator and musician. Harris has written and starred in five full-length solo plays, including Train Stories, The May Day Parade, and Tyrone “Shortleg” Johnson and Some White Boys, for which he received the 2012 “Best of Fringe” award at the SF Fringe Festival. He is head of the Marsh Youth Theater Program, and has worked with the Marsh since 1996, where he was first exposed to storytelling through theater. He is also committed to music education, directing and designing performances for schools and pageantry groups. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Harris’ work has often centered on his childhood.

Randy Craig is as an actor, composer and musician who has worked with numerous Bay Area organizations including the famed Pickle Family Circus, which he co-founded. Craig has won a Bay Area Theater Critic’s Circle award for Best Score and scored an Academy Award-nominated documentary. He performs in jazz, funk and rock groups around the Bay Area.

Show Info

Tickets: $20 – $35 Sliding Scale | $55 & $100 Reserved Seats
April 26 – May 31 | Berkeley TheaterStage
Fridays at 8pm | Sunday at 2pm
75 mins | No Intermission | Ages 15 + | Please Do Not Bring Infants

For more information on the sliding scale ticketing policy, late seating and reserved seating please click here.

Buy Tix Online:
To purchase tickets online, please click on a date below
(please review price descriptions above):

  • April 26, 2019 8:00 PMMothers Milk 04-26-19 (Berkeley)
  • May 3, 2019 8:00 PMMothers Milk 05-03-19 (Berkeley)
  • May 10, 2019 8:00 PMMothers Milk 05-10-19 (Berkeley)
  • May 12, 2019 2:00 PMMothers Milk 05-12-19 (Berkeley)
  • May 17, 2019 8:00 PMMothers Milk 05-17-19 (Berkeley)
  • May 24, 2019 8:00 PMMothers Milk 05-24-19 (Berkeley)
  • May 31, 2019 8:00 PMMothers Milk 05-31-19 (Berkeley)
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Monday – Friday 1 – 4pm, 415.282.3055
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