Venue Details

20 Star Starred
Theatre on San Pedro Square
Located in the courtyard behind Peggy Sue's Restaurant 29 North San Pedro Street San Jose, CA 95110
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from Marc
27 events 19 reviews

Extremely engaging. This 2 hour one-man show never lost my attention for a moment. While addressing a serious subject, it was nicely interspersed with some very funny comments. Definitely worth seeing.

reviewed May 16 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Rebecca M.
21 events 12 reviews

After so many years of wanting to see Brian's one man show, I finally did. I found it to be very insightful and entertaining. I can see why his book is now in colleges and universities across America. I would recommend this show to anyone who...continued

reviewed May 16 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

In addition to the Marsh in San Francisco and Berkeley, the show was also a hit with Goldstar members in its run at the American Conservatory Theater.
“Copeland is a winning, magnetic performer who knows how to work an audience … a beautiful mix of wry humor and heartbreak, indignation and inspiration, a singular story of extreme isolation that speaks to anyone who’s ever felt out of place.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“Copeland’s ability to captivate an audience rivals many a celebrated solo predecessor from Ruth Draper to Spalding Gray to Whoopi Goldberg … Copeland is a genuine discovery.” —Los Angeles Times
“Engaging … Copeland knows how to spin a dramatic yarn.” —The New York Times


Not a Genuine Black Man contains adult language.

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