© 2019 Elaine Magree

 Website: Roke Noir 

HOLDING THE EDGE

To Book a Performance please email elaine.magree@gmail.com.

"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.

PAST SHOWS

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