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185 Star Starred
The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater
Three blocks from 24th & Mission BART 1062 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110
415-826-5750
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Street parking is virtually impossible but half a block away (between 21st and 22nd, Valencia and Mission (enter on 21st).
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12 reviews
124 stars
attended Oct 01 2009

I saw Ann Randolph's previous show at the Marsh (Squeeze Box) with the same friend I took to this show. We both had the same impression/experience: we were expecting to be rolling out of our seats with laughter (like the first time) and found that...continued

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Jan Marks Red Velvet
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11 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 05 2009

This was a spectacular performance! Thank you for having her on your list, I may not have known about the play otherwise!
Best one woman show I've seen.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 03 2009

I had seen 'Squeeze Box', and was unsure if 'Loveland' would be able to deliver the same level as excellence. We loved 'Loveland' just as much. What an amazingly talented performer Ann Randolph is. I will go to see anything she does.

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Website

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

Quotes & Highlights

“You’ll laugh. You’ll cry… Randolph mines new depths of hilarity.” -_San Francisco Chronicle _
“Riotously demented and brilliantly humane. Not to be missed, Randolph is a rare caliber of solo performer…a first-class ride.” —_SF Bay Guardian _
“Irreverent, hilarious and deeply human… It’s a no-brainer. Ann Randolph is a comic genius… and not just any sort of hide-your-light-behind-a-bush kind a genius, but a hardworking, dare-to-put-it-out-there kind of genius.” -_San Francisco Bay Times _
“The kind of breakthrough dramatic experience one yearns for but rarely gets in modern theatre.” —”MyCulturalLandscape.com":http://myculturallandscape.blogspot.com/2009/10/exorcising-demons-onstage.html

Description

The Marsh is excited to announce the premiere of Ann Randolph’s new solo show Loveland. Join Randolph as she takes us on the irreverent, hilarious and deeply human journey of Franny Potts. Facing up to the greatest loss of her life while flying from LA to Ohio surrounded by strangers, Franny stumbles her way from awkward confusion through the mystery, tragedy and beauty that unite all us.

A stunning performer, Mel Brooks compares Randolph to the late Gilda Radner for her audacious humor, her generosity and her ability to take us from tears to laughter in the same minute. Randolph’s previous solo show, “Squeeze Box,” was the Winner of LA Weekly’s “Best Solo Show” and the Los Angeles Times Ovation Award for “Best Solo Performer.”

(Photo credit: Leland Auslender.)