Venue Details

176 Star Starred
The Marsh San Francisco Mainstage Theater
1062 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110
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Parking is scarce
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Dennis Roberts
Or, add your own...There is a lot on 21st short way down towards Mission. Street parking is a fantasy
travel Jul 20 2013 star this tip starred
Dennis Roberts
Or, add your own...So many great places within walking distrance. My favorite is Foreign inema on Mission. It is walking distance.
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Reviews & Ratings

44 ratings
4.6 average rating
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384 reviews
62 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... continued

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158 reviews
34 stars
attended Jun 22 2013

A very promising beginning. I look forward to seeing her next show to see where she's headed when she gets beyond the autobiographical.

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116 reviews
20 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... continued

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More Information



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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