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Arab Love Arab Freedom: One Woman Muses

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Is it possible that art is more than personal experience? If you recognize that your voice contains all the voices that came before you, then you wi...

Benjamin Franklin Finally Gets the Play He Deserves

Ellen Snortland | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Ellen Snortland

When it comes to solo theater, I consider myself somewhat of a connoisseur. Besides my own piece Now That She's Gone, which I've performed all over th...

Sandra Bernhard Does 'Sandyland'

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

"I think you are at your best when allowed to be yourself. No direction for your personality is the best way to go."

Performance Artist Deconstructs The Rape Joke In One-Woman Show (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts

Warning: This article contains content some might find sensitive. Adrienne Truscott is telling rape jokes, lots of them, and she's not wearing any ...

'I'm A Jewish Princess, And I Don't Give A Sh*t!'

Rex Reed | Posted 06.29.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

Aside from the fact that she doesn't sing, the only trepidation I've encountered about Bette Midler's sensational one-woman show I'll Eat You Last, about the sassy, splashy, tart-tongued Hollywood super agent Sue Mengers, is the concern that the Divine Miss M might be playing a colorful "insider" so obscure that the general public has never heard of her. Well, the show is such a smash and the Divine Miss M never more divine that you'll be lucky if you can beg, borrow or steal a ticket to get in.

Jamaica, Farewell Thrills Audiences at the Santa Monica Playhouse

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

A thrill ride from beginning to end, with equal parts suspense and laughter, Jamaica, Farewell has been captivating audiences worldwide for five years and returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse on November 9.

'Ripe' -- A Juicy One Woman Show by Wendy Hammers

Mark C. Miller | Posted 12.24.2012 | Los Angeles
Mark C. Miller

Wendy Hammers dances throughout her impressive, brave, honest, touching, funny, intimately revealing one-woman show about the most recent 10 years of her life, from age 40-50. In fact, the show is billed as "a juicy new dance with words."

Jackie Hoffman: Weird and Wonderful Kvetch Extraordinaire Takes Top Billing at 54 Below

Myra Chanin | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy
Myra Chanin

"The girls there were nasty and much thinner than me." Actually no one was aware of her talent until she was cast as a stripper in the high school production of Gypsy, "I wouldn't wear a bikini, so they electrified me and lit up my bra."

Miss Coco Peru Has Some Advice For You

George Heymont | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Beloved performer and gay activist Miss Coco Peru returned to S.F. for a double header with a new wig and good reason to celebrate. This year marks Clinton Leupp's 20th anniversary as Coco, bringing truth and sarcasm to people everywhere.

A Strange And Beautiful One Woman Show

Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

We spend too much time scouring Kickstarter, looking to feature the next big artists. In our most recent search, dancer, artist, yogi and writer Auror...

"Marga Gomez Is Not Getting Any Younger" Extended

Erika Milvy | Posted 12.24.2011 | San Francisco
Erika Milvy

Marga Gomez lies about composting and flossing, sure. But the chronically desperate, manic comedian is willing to go to even greater lengths to ward of the impression that she is getting older.

Gains And Losses

Anna Deavere Smith | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Anna Deavere Smith

When I conducted my research for my latest one-woman show, Let Me Down Easy, I was concerned by images I saw of Black African people in distress in major U.S. publications. Were these photos engendering action, or merely pity or worst apathy?

"Exotic Observations": Zenobia Shroff Joins SPANK at the UCB Theater

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York
E. Nina Rothe

On Thursdays, the UCB Theater hosts a series called SPANK, which features two to three new solo or sketch shows. In their own words, courtesy of the UCB website, "It's comedy just out of the womb."

Julia Sweeney on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Julia Sweeney stopped by The Interview Show to discuss her one-woman show (now on Showtime) Letting Go of God, her career, her move to Chicago and the character Pat and more.

Still Crazy After All of These Years: An Interview With Carrie Fisher

Ashley Van Buren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Van Buren

Carrie Fisher has been called a lot of things in her life: an actress; an author; a wife (twice); an alcoholic; bipolar; the Princess of Alderaan; and a product of Hollywood inbreeding.