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The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater
Three blocks from 24th & Mission BART 1062 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110
415-826-5750
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Safiya Martinez's "So You Can Hear Me"
47 ratings
4.6 average rating
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825 events
422 reviews
453 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

I enjoyed her performance. She is very talented. Agree with another reviewer that it took a little bit to get into it. Seems like she found her rhythm as it went along. I then wish it had lasted longer. Her characters are very well done. I...continued

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596 reviews
126 stars
attended Aug 23 2013

Not for me. Almost from the opening moment, I had an idea this show wasn't going to be for me and that's exactly what happened. I simply didn't find the acting or the story very engaging. I did enjoy a couple fleeting moments of the different...continued

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159 reviews
39 stars
attended Jul 19 2013

I found this performer quite mesmerizing in her physical movements as well as in her storytelling. However, for me the final effect of the entire performance left me a bit drained instead of drained but feeling that she had reached an emotional...continued

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Description

Running time: 60 minutes, with no intermission.

_This show is recommended for ages 16 and older because of strong language and sexual content.

So You Can Hear Me_ is a love letter to New York and voices from its public schools. The show is based on Safiya Martinez’s experience as a young 23-year-old who, flashing hubris like a 9mm pistol, was thrown into the South Bronx public schools to teach special education classes to middle and high school students after only three weeks of formal training. She considered herself a super-smart tough girl, a born and bred New Yorker, who could take the best the City had to throw at her._

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