Venue Details

192 Star Starred
The Marsh Berkeley
Between Shattuck and Oxford 2120 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704
415-641-0235
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17 events
10 reviews
147 stars
5 minute easy walk to Marsh Theater from the Downtown Berkeley Bart Train Station.
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17 events
10 reviews
147 stars
Theater was clean, including seating and their Marsh Theater public restrooms. You will feel welcome by a ticket greeter upon arrival.
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Reviews & Ratings

Ann Randolph's "Loveland"
72 ratings
4.5 average rating
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linda sims
30 events
21 reviews
48 stars
attended Sep 25 2010

funny and touching.
i'd rate it 4.5, as it may be too loud and energetically acted for the
very small theater. the chronicle and others rate it higher than i. you'll like or love it.

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30 events
20 reviews
6 stars
attended May 08 2010

A hilarious, well-written, madcap adventure! If you like off-the-wall solo shows, you will probably enjoy this one.

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78 events
16 reviews
15 stars
attended Oct 30 2010

sensitive and touching....go see her......

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Quotes & Highlights

Loveland’s run at the Marsh in San Francisco received great reviews from Goldstar’s members.
“You’ll laugh. You’ll cry… Randolph mines new depths of hilarity.” —”_San Francisco Chronicle":http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2010/01/11/DDUB1BE0CL.DTL
“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

Description

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.)