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

Goldstar Member
A few blocks from Bart.
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Goldstar Member
Casual
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Dennis Roberts
Garage one block away; rarely street parking
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Dennis Roberts
Dosa one block away. best southern indian. very unique cuisine
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Ate at Lolinda around the corner.......excellent!
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Reviews & Ratings

21 ratings
4.0 average rating
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30 events
7 reviews
28 stars
attended Jul 14 2012

A nurse tells her story and the story of her coworkers and patients in a very entertaining and insightful way.

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19 events
5 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 14 2012

Compelling story but the impersonations were weak at best and sometimes culturally insensitive.

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386 reviews
62 stars
attended Jun 09 2013

A pretty good show...very realistic in it's portrayal of a shift in the day of a nurse. I thought it was going to be much more humorous...kinda like the picture... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.themarsh.org/

Quotes & Highlights

Learn more about the show at the Nurse Alison website .

Description

Vital Signs is a frank and funny vivisection of life on-the-job in a modern hospital in wildly diverse San Francisco. Equally comic, tragic and touching, it reveals what really goes on behind-the-scenes in a bustling medical center where patients, nurses, and families try their best to make the most of some very difficult, and at times utterly ridiculous, situations. Playing nearly two dozen characters, Alison is hoping to raise your blood pressure, have you in stitches, and give you a probing, insider’s x-ray view of the hospital setting and the people who valiantly cope with it.

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The play runs 75 minutes with no intermission. It is recommended for ages 17 and above.

Vital Signs is based on true experiences that have been broadly fictionalized. All persons and institutions appearing in Vital Signs are fictitious and/or composited. Any resemblance to real people, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. _