• May 4, WED 7:30PM, doors open at 7PM Tickets $12-$15 (members $7-$10) WORDS FIRST is a monthly series featuring a rotating cast of Bay Area solo stars.  Each performance showcases a dynamic line-up of four short pieces, written and performed by the solo artists themselves.  Join us on the first Wednesday of every month as […]

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  • APRIL 8-9, FRI-SAT, 8pm $10-20 Gretchen Garnett presents Six Years Dreaming, a collaboration with composer Brendan Berry which investigates one of the most common of human experiences -dreaming. Kelly Bowker explores the possibility of parallel universes through a combination of aerial movement, gesture and dance. Ishika Seth presents Death and Other Things along with a […]

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  • APRIL 6, WED 7:30PM, doors open at 7PM Tickets $12-$15 (members $7-$10)   Family With a Capital F(‘ed Up!) a solo performance showcase April’s WORDS FIRST line-up is full of stories about tangled, out-of-control family dynamics, written and performed by the people who love their families anyways.  The performances span from the experiences of one […]

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  • MAR 2, WED 7:30PM, doors open at 7PM Tickets $12-$15 (members $7-$10) WORDS FIRST is a fresh series featuring a rotating cast of Bay Area solo stars. Each show features a dynamic line-up of four short pieces, written and performed by the solo artists themselves. Every month WORDS FIRST brings together top-rate talent under one […]

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  • Funny Little Stories About Big Disappointments Yes, It’s Okay to Laugh at Our Pain FEB 2, WED 7:30PM, doors open at 7PM Tickets $12-$15 (members $7-$10) The February WORDS FIRST show features funny little stories about big disappointments! The line-up includes a comedy about suicide, a sad-sack story of a has-been showgirl, a film actor […]

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  • WORDS FIRST is the premier solo performance event in San Francisco. The first Wednesday of every month, WORDS FIRST invites the finest solo artist, comics, and storytellers to the CounterPULSE stage. Solo performance is a unique brand of theater: one person, one stage. All pieces are written and performed by the solo artists themselves! With […]

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