About The Marsh Solo Shows

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For over 25 years, The Marsh has been bringing the Bay Area the most innovative solo shows around. Dynamic, raw, heartfelt and hilarious, these intimate shows are a testament to the power of live p... Read more

Venue Details

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The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater
Three blocks from 24th & Mission BART 1062 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110
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9 events
2 reviews
4 stars
Ate at Boogaloos across the street. Delicious food.
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72 events
27 reviews
43 stars
The weather was cold. I wore jacket. Remember, SF is cold in the summertime!!!.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Waiting Period"
183 ratings
4.5 average rating
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29 events
5 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 25 2012

Honest, intimate portrayal of Copeland's struggle with depression. I hope his play does inspire others to reach out for help when feeling suicidal, as he states his "agenda" in this piece to be.

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434 events
333 reviews
79 stars
attended Jul 20 2012

Great show and proof that waiting periods are absolutely necessary.

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linda sims
30 events
21 reviews
48 stars
attended Mar 03 2012

A 5 star performance. Very strong.
( Skip it if you are suicidal.) I sighed a lot, and laughed a lot.

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Quotes & Highlights

Read this recent feature in Newsweek.

To learn more about Brian Copeland, visit his website.


The Waiting Period runs 75 minutes, with no intermission. It is intended for ages 14 and older.