Are You Dressed for the Apocalypse?
In Person at the Berkeley TheaterStage
Written and Performed by Alicia Dattner
Directed by Tom Bentley-Fisher
With Opener Summer Shapiro
September 17 – October 23, 2022
Saturdays at 7pm | Sundays at 5pm
Tickets: $20 – $35 General Seating sliding scale | $50 & $100 Reserved Seating
90 minutes | Ages 15+
Please do not bring infants to the show
Proof of vaccination along with valid ID
Face Coverings are required
About the Show
In her new standup show, Alicia explores what’s so funny (or not) about climate change, Instagram, and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
“Raw, uncensored, non-dual, apocalyptic, post-post-feminist comedy, at its finest!”
Inimitable human spark and musical comedian Summer Shapiro opens for Alicia each night. “(Summer is) a masterful, sweetly-scathing performer.” – Chloe Veltman, lies like truth ArtsJournal
“I love this woman. Pure, real, heart to soul, above inward and beyond. Alicia not only makes me laugh and cry, she brings me face to face with emotions that liberate – not only fear, but love. She is not only an uber unique A List Comedian, she’s a spiritual rebel, courageously defying the insidious pretensions of the status quo, while offering everyone in her audience the priceless gift of accessing their own untamed beauty, freed of the cultism of fear and conformity.” –Alan Clements, one of the West’s foremost nonsectarian dharma teachers
“Alicia is hilarious and fabulous. She has a beautiful heart and soul. –Marci Shimoff, NYT Bestselling Author, Happy for No Reason
About the Performer
Raised in an extremely liberal branch of Judaism known as an Ashram (that’s a joke, but also it’s true), Alicia’s spiritual roots – and propensity for poking fun at them – go deep. She did her first standup set at 18 and graduated from Hampshire College with a degree in standup comedy and filmmaking.
Mentored by several talented comedians over the years, including W. Kamau Bell (CNN, FX), Eugene Mirman (Flight of the Conchords), and Bill Santiago (Comedy Central), she’s been rocking clubs like The Improv and Gotham Comedy Club, playing in San Francisco, New York, London, Hollywood, Honolulu, Bali, and Bombay.
She’s performed with Ali Wong, Maria Bamford, Moshe Kasher, Arj Barker, Kate Willett, Ann Randolph, and many more luminaries.