Venue Details

170 Star Starred
The Marsh Berkeley
Between Shattuck and Oxford 2120 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704
415-641-0235
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1/2 block from BART.
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254 events
61 reviews
64 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

Very deep and moving! Musical accompaniment is solo piano, so those expecting the whole Eyeball Creww may be disappointed, but all the striking harmonies and angular impressions are there. Highly recommended.

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27 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 19 2011

Really depressing. The loud off key singing grated on my nerves. We left at the intermission.

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11 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 04 2011

This was a real stinker. It's also extremely misleading. Look at what the name of this performance is. "The Residents' Sam's Enchanted Evening". It WAS NOT The Residents' It was one of The Residents'. There is a big difference there. I was...continued

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Website

http://www.themarsh.org/the_residents.html

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Description

Laboring behind a walker, an older man painstakingly moves out onto center stage.With self-effacing humor and a tone alternating between bitter and apologetic, Sam The Stranger reveals the raw residue of lost love, lost privilege and lost opportunity.

The impossible-to-pin-down Residents present yet another facet to their long career as innovators in pop music, performance art, video, and new media: a stage play. Originally conceived (and still ultimately intended) for 40-piece orchestra, this workshop production features just the Residents’ singer Randy, accompanied by long-time Marsh stalwart Joshua Raoul Brody, relating in story and song the life of Randy’s childhood friend, Sam. This will be a rare opportunity to see a Residents production up-close, intimate, and stripped to the barest of production elements: the first all-acoustic Residents show.