Venue Details

196 Star Starred
The Marsh Berkeley
Between Shattuck and Oxford 2120 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704
Venue website Get directions
18 events
3 reviews
5 stars
we ate afterwards at the lovely restaurant "5"
star this tip starred
48 events
32 reviews
16 stars
The weather was warm. I wore casual clothing.
star this tip starred
View all 381 tips

Reviews & Ratings

Sara Felder's "Out of Sight"
6 ratings
3.7 average rating
  • 1
  • 3
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
4 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 30 2011

There were moments that were funny, and moments that were pleasing, but all in all it didn't do it for me. It didn't seem to have a cohesive whole; or a meaningful theme.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
18 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 16 2011

We really enjoyed it. Eye-opening, funny, human.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
3 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended May 01 2011

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 afternoon with a juggling, jewish lesbian. insightful, funny at times....all in...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 5 Reviews
More Information

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.