Venue Details

The Marsh Upstairs Studio Theater
1062 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 44 members
Review from Joi
Red Velvet 101 events 73 reviews

Incredible story of faith and hope and resilience! Just wish she would have spent more time sharing her experience while her stroke was actually occurring. This is truly a story of how one human being was able to take the lemons given to her by...continued

reviewed Feb 03 2018 report as inappropriate
Clifford Young
Review from Clifford Young
Red Velvet 134 events 71 reviews

A very honest, thoughtful, & insightful dramatic solo performance by a busy single mother/M.D. who can’t believe she has suffered a possible stroke. Very entertaining & informative, she will discuss distressing clinical signs that she tried to...continued

reviewed Jan 25 2018 report as inappropriate
Review from Chieftb
Red Velvet 21 events 12 reviews

This show is outstanding and the small theatre is a perfect venue. It's amazing to see such a performance at gold star pricing. We are so lucky! Diane Barnes packs a punch with her story and her performance which is about more than losing brain...continued

reviewed Jan 06 2018 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“… Provides astonishing insight into neurological recovery…” – Robert Weinmann, MD, Legislative Chair of the California Neurology Society

“My Stroke of Luck makes magic… no other show brings us so close to the heart of what matters.” – Theatrius

“My Stroke of Luck is a riveting, tense, and touching story of a single mother grappling with no longer being able to take care of herself, much less her two sons.” – Sam Hurwitt in the Marin Independent Journal


There is no intermission.

This show is appropriate for ages 12 and older.

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