Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Playwright, stage actor and sports columnist for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Chuck (CW) Nevius told KALW’s Jeneé Darden about three cool arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.
Monday Night Marsh is a live program that has been showcasing the ongoing works-in-progress by emerging solo actors, storytellers, musicians, contortionists, and playwrights since 1989. It happens at the Marsh in San Francisco every Monday evening. Submission Deadline for interested performers is Monday, November 26.
“It’s just so invaluable to have an opportunity to do this. Monday Marsh is an opportunity for people working on something, so there’s really no telling what you’ll get.”
Comedian Marga Gomez’ 12th and final one-woman stage show, Latin Standards will be coming to a close this weekend at the Marsh theatre in Berkeley. Gomez pays tribute to her late father on the stage by recreating scenes from her childhood and explores the connections between her Dad’s life as a comedian and her own journey coming up in the San Francisco stand-up scene in the mid-1980s.
“She’s a little bit of a legend in San Francisco.”
The Secret Alley presents: Luxury Soup, an improv show featuring San Francisco troupes Luxury Cruise Singles and Jackson Soup along with stand-up comedy from Emily Catalano. They’ll be performing material based on crowd suggestions at the Secret Alley in the city on November 30th .
“Like a lot of improv groups, they’re ready to go in any direction at all, there’s no telling which way they’ll take off.”
Chuck (CW) Nevius' new one-man show, The Oakland Raiders, True Crime & Coming of Age in SF opens this weekend at the Marsh in San Francisco and will run until December 15.