top of page
RED BLUE CURTAIN.png

Show Schedule 

PLEASE NOTE: Arrive on time!

If a show is sold-out and you arrive 5 minutes after the start of a show, your seat may be sold to someone else. 

Thanks for your understanding and cooperation!

Week 1 
March 14-16
CALL ME ELIZABETH _San Miguel (1).png

Call Me Elizabeth
Written and performed by
Kayla Boye
Directed by Michael Weber

Thurs, March 14 - 7:30  PM
Saturday, March 16 - 5:00 PM

Show duration: 60 minutes

"A shattering, exquisite performance that should not be missed." - Chicago Theatre Review

“A totally entertaining show, and outstanding performance. Don't miss it!” - Broadway World

 

★★★★★!

”Brilliant! A must-watch for any Elizabeth Taylor fan!" - The Ed Fringe Review 

See Page

Screen Shot 2023-09-11 at 4.34.08 PM.png

Out of The Blue
Written & Performed by
Eli Hans (with Joseph Bennett)
Directed by Meridith Grundei

Thursday, March 14 - 5 PM
Friday, March 15 - 7:30PM

Show duration: 90 minutes

NOTE - This is a HYBRID performance: a combination of HD video projected on a large movie screen and a delightful LIVE performance surprise you will love!

"As a theater critic for 30 years, never has a piece of theater so affected me personally. It’s relentlessly charming and delightful." -Pat Launer - Emmy Award-winning theater critic, San Diego CA

”Eli has tremendous musical theatre presence; all light, and magic and sweetness."Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros - NoHo Arts District

“A bite-sized Broadway show in a solo package!”Carla Delaney - Award-winning playwright/actor

NOTE - For audiences 14+. Content Advisory: Gay themes, suicide ideation.

See Page

Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing
Written by Duncan MacMillan and Jonny Donahoe
Performed by Terri Weagant
Directed by Eva Tenuto

Friday, March 15 - 5 PM
Saturday, March 16 - 7:30 PM

Show duration: about 70 minutes

"Her talents are on full display in a virtuoso performance... The trick to doing the one-person show is one that Weagant has mastered." - Seattle Gay News

"Weagant balances humor and pithy wisdom with a depth of understanding of the human condition." - Examiner.com

“Several times I forgot there was only one person on the stage." Broadway World

NOTE - Some audience participation, with some seating on stage. All audience interactions are optional.

The production may be enjoyed with or without directly participating.  

See Page

Week 2
March 21-23
Borscht Belted.png

Borscht Belted
Written and performed by
Warren Epstein
Directed by Jim Jackson
and Eli Hans

Thursday, March 21 - 5:00  PM
Saturday, March 23 - 7:30 PM

Show duration: 75 minutes

“A must-see, full of heart, love, and pathos, a tribute to a magical time and place that no longer exist." - Keith Simon, host of KCME FM’s “Culture Zone.”

 

“This show made me laugh louder and longer than anything I’ve seen.” Nori Rost, director at the New York Society for Ethical Culture.

 

“Highly recommended. Warren's show is a celebration of sly, self-deprecating rascals who all know their way around a joke. Old-fashioned standup, polished like a diamond.” - Stephen Michael O’Rear, arts editor.

See Page

Being RGREENE.png

Being Richard Greene
Written and performed by
Lynne Jassem
Directed by: Wendy Hammers

Thursday, March 21 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 22 - 5:00 PM

Show duration: 60 minutes

 

"A wonderful storyteller with indomitable style and wonderful comedic charm. A powerhouse of energy, with absolutely hilarious anecdotes… Brava!” -  Samantha Simmonds -Ronceros, NoHo Arts News

"A highly engaging, imaginative one-person show that explores the challenge of learning to love and accept ourselves just as we are." Eli Hans, Producer SMA Solo Festival

 

"With only a slight body move, she brings the audience right along with her.” - Crandall Rogers, APAP Conference Co-Chair

See Page

BORDER PEOPLE CARD.png

Border People
Written & Performed by
Dan Hoyle

Developed/Directed by: Charlie Veron

Friday, March 22 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 23 - 5:00 PM

Show duration: 75 minutes

“Fiendishly compelling...irresistibly watchable...the most engaging evening I’ve spent in a theater in a long time."

- Theatermania

 

"A master of his craft. Hoyle is one of our theatrical gems." -- San Francisco Chronicle

“So transformative and empathetic. Enthralling, sometimes heartbreaking, more often funny. Deeply moving." 

- San Francisco Examiner

NOTE - For audiences 16+. Content Advisory: References to racism, gun violence, substance abuse, and homophobia.

See Page

SHOWCASE
STUDENT SHOWCASE LOGO.png

Saturday, March 16 - 1-2  PM

As a very special part of the festival, we invite you to witness the birth of solo artists of the future, as our local students share their compelling, brave and extraordinary 7-minute autobiographical scenes; stories straight from their hearts, which will inspire you, entertain you, and make you laugh and cry. 

THIS EVENT IS FREE. Seats on a first come, first served basis. Arrive a bit early to ensure a seat!

Get ready to witness something truly special and magical. (Hint: Bring some Kleenex!)

bottom of page