Out of Sight: Solo Show Starring Juggler and Humorist Sara Felder
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The last date listed for Sara Felder's Out of Sight was Sunday May 8, 2011 / 3:00pm.
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This one-man show from Don Reed is a prequel to the actor-playwright-comedian's hilarious coming-of-age story East 14th, one of the longest-running solo shows in the Bay Area. In Can You Dig It? The '60s Back Down East 14th, Reed recounts his humble beginnings on East 14th Street just before his father headed off for the hustler's life in Oakland. From the Beatles to the Black Panthers, MLK to JFK to the KKK, Reed explores the 1960s through the eyes of an awkward kid who's just trying to fit in. A San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Nominee and NAACP double nominee for Best Actor and Best Playwright, Don Reed has performed, written and directed for film, television and theater, and is currently the warm-up comic for The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from SPRINTER75
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the show was not quite what i expected - which is usually a good thing. the description was a little mis-leading. it should have been more along the lines of.....an afternoon with a juggling, jewish lesbian. insightful, funny at times....all in all.....an interesting look into someone else's life.
Quotes & Highlights
- Out of Sight comes to Berkeley from The Marsh in San Francisco, where it got great Goldstar reviews, winning the Roar of the Crowd award.
- "Felder's comic and emotional timing is as sharply honed as her manual dexterity... Sight is slyly full of small delights that add up to both a timely political argument and a tale of love that reaches beyond such divisions." --San Francisco Chronicle
- "An equally gifted solo performer, circus artist and writer, she has -- as always -- a funny and poignant autobiographical tale to tell. And under David O’Connor’s fluid, perfectly paced direction, she tells it beautifully.” --San Francisco Examiner
- “Her humanistic message is again in a mutual embrace with local audiences.” --Bay Area Reporter
- “You don't have to be Jewish or gay or a juggler to love this performer. We could not recommend her more highly.” --San Francisco Theater Blog (4 Stars)
Solo theater artist and trickster Sara Felder invites you into the story of a nearly-blind mother and her lesbian daughter who try to “see” each other as they navigate their different perspectives on Israel. With her mix of circus tricks, shadow puppets and a Jewish queer sensibility, Felder sets out to balance family loyalty, social justice and juicy lemons.
Sara Felder’s body of work, including radical solo circus theater and witty multi-actor plays, explores serious themes using forms that are comic, engaging and vaudevillian. As a professional juggler, Felder ran away with San Francisco’s Pickle Family Circus, was a featured act in Joel Grey’s Borscht Capades, toured Nicaragua and Cuba with the Women’s Circus and Jugglers for Peace, performed at Jewish/Yiddish festivals all over the world, taught juggling at San Quentin and other prisons and was the opening act for Joan Rivers.