PlayGround Solo Performance Festival
PlayGround Solo Performance Festival: Comedy, Spoken Word & Stories
PlayGround has announced the lineup for its third annual PlayGround Solo Performance Festival, a curation of the best in Bay Area solo performance, celebrating diversity and innovation, running January 23 to February 9 at Potrero Stage. The festival features 12 double-bill performances by 11 local artists over three weeks, including premier performances by John Fisher, Jessica Bates, Annamarie MacLeod, Trixxie Carr, Vera Hannush, Llano River Blue, Emil Guillermo, and Christopher Magee; also featuring performances by Geoffrey Pond, Houston Robertson, and Talisha Tolliver, bringing fresh development to existing content. In their continuing efforts towards inclusion and accessibility, PlayGround opens their stage to the next generation of performers with a special Open Mic Night on Monday, January 27 at 8pm, hosted by San Francisco drag innovator Polly Amber Ross. This year’s festival was curated as a celebration of the intersectionality and diversity that exemplifies Bay Area artistry, and is a direct extension of PlayGround’s mission and commitment to the discovery of bold new voices for the stage and the development of innovative and timely original content.
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