Venue Details

17 Star Starred
The Marsh Upstairs Studio Theater
1074 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110
415-826-5750
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Member Tips

JudyE
Easy to park along Valencia Street
info Feb 21 2011 star this tip starred
JudyE
Casual
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JudyE
None in the theatre. Can buy something in Marsh cafe downstairs.
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K McKeon
Definitely casual!
info Mar 14 2011 star this tip starred
K McKeon
Parking garage on 21st btwn Valence/Mission - Modest cost
info Mar 14 2011 star this tip starred
LZellerbac
"Spork is a great restaurant, just a couple doors down.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.2 average rating
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52 reviews
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attended Mar 05 2011

I love going to see the solo shows at The Marsh, and Pidge Meade is one of the most talented writer/performers they've featured. This thought provoking show is about body... continued

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attended Mar 04 2011

Pidge Meade's ability to switch to so many characters with a lot of empathy for each one was thrilling to see.

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8 reviews
12 stars
attended Feb 18 2011

Pidge had decent, funny and heartwarming material - Great delivery!
The Marsh Upstairs Studio Theater (SF) is an okay venue... The chairs are a bit uncomfortable and the... continued

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Website

http://themarsh.org/

Description

It’s 1986 and Meade is home after her freshman year of college with loads of new ideas in her head … and 40 new pounds on her five-foot frame. Her Dad – a tough, no-nonsense, world-renowned gymnastics coach – takes one horrified look at his ‘super-sized’ daughter and issues an ultimatum: shed the weight by summer’s end or kiss college goodbye! Flash forward. After losing 70 pounds, Meade attends a college reunion and runs into her old roommate, who wants to know how she shed the weight. But this tale of life changes – like the confrontation between old friends – takes some decidedly unexpected twists.

Meade has appeared from coast to coast in everything from Shakespeare to Sondheim to really bad murder mystery dinner theatre. Favorite Bay Area roles include Sarah Brown in “Guys and Dolls” and the title role in “Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge.”