HOLDING THE EDGE
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"These laughs in “Holding the Edge” don’t just balance tears; they also amount to their own nugget of wisdom: In the face of senseless tragedy, it’s our duty not just to help our fellow humans, but also to live our own lives with irreverence and joy."
-The San Francisco Chronicle ...Read Full Review
This solo show takes audiences to January 28, 1986 to join Elaine, a hospice nurse and Cub Scout mom. She finds herself in the chaotic socio-political center of the AIDS epidemic on the day of the Challenger explosion, confronting the relative value of lives. What does an irreverent and outraged lesbian, who also happens to be in the midst of early sobriety, do? Determined to keep holding the edge, Elaine starts a riot.
The Marsh, San Francisco
March 3 - April 8, 2017
The Marsh, Berkeley
September 15 - October 15, 2016
Intrepid Fringe Festival 2016, Victoria, BC
August 25 - September 3, 2016
Marsh Rising @ The Marsh, San Francisco
Wednesday May 4, 2016
The Annual Assembly AAHPM & HPNA, Chicago, Illinois
Friday March 11, 2016
"The story telling is deceptively simple cuz it's a ritual and a live performance and fiction and a protest all at once. The weaving of life and death is done as a magic spell that implicates the audience and we all change together. Something happens."
- Keith Hennessy
" She's riveting." - SF Examiner
"..thoughtful, lyrical and charming ...startlingly funny, ....raw and unvarnished..."
- SF Chronicle ...Read full review