Venue Details

The Marsh Upstairs Studio Theater
1062 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110
415-826-5750
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 86 members
Review from Austin Nation
Red Velvet 719 events 620 reviews

Pretty funny guy. I have to admit that I was a bit taken back by Goldstar advertisement. For some reason I thought the actor would look like the picture being promoted...who I vaguely remember seeing in my lifetime. I had no idea that in...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Scott Carter
Red Velvet 824 events 455 reviews

Very entertaining. Fresh perspective. Crossed the line just the right number of times.

reviewed Sep 04 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Janice Nieder
Red Velvet 317 events 99 reviews

Hysterically funny look at what's going on in the political arena. As Durst said,like the Olympics, he's in-demand every 4 years. Don't miss this go round.

reviewed Oct 09 2012 report as inappropriate
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Description

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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