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The Marsh Upstairs Studio Theater
1062 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 86 members
Review from stephen Hopkins
Red Velvet 107 events 37 reviews

Nonstop biting and intelligent quips and rants. Great audience rapport.
Many good restaurants within a block.

reviewed Feb 28 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from linda sims
30 events 21 reviews

will durst is such a good comedian, he could make anything funny. My friend and I admitted that we had been paying little attention to politics ( it gets worse and worse.) and we were both afraid it would be over our heads. will makes it...continued

reviewed May 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from lisa
31 events 5 reviews

Enjoyed the evening with Durst. He is always spot on and good for a rollicking good time filled with laughter. Great insight into political shenanigans and our current candidates for office...SCARY!!!!
The Marsh is in a terrific location. Great...continued

reviewed Mar 20 2012 report as inappropriate
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Elect To Laugh with Will Durst and Friends! is a hysterical hybrid chasing down the presidential election cycle like white on rice with material as up to date as the latest tweet from DC. It will blend monologues and commentary and perhaps the occasional rant. The show’s intent is to blur the traditional boundaries between stand- up comedy and theater. Through innovation, experimentation and a ravenous appetite for accessing the topical via the jugular, Durst and Company are out to prove that jokes are not the enemy.

Descendants of Mark Twain, George Carlin and Spalding Gray, Durst and his rotating cast will every Tuesday twist the rhythm of stand-up with poetry, punditry and puzzles o’plenty planting the production solidly in the strictures and structures of a deconstructed one man show. Or solo performance piece. Whatever. With a single aim: to mock and scoff and taunt, but with taste. Consider it political comedy for people who don’t like politics.

The show runs approximately 90 minutes, and is recommended for ages 18 and up.

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