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. It’s one part storytelling, one part comedy, one part drama, and 100% entertainment.
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A pre-adolescent fantasizer negotiates bullies, and emerges as a fabulous Indian heroine.
“Rambo: The Missing Years (excerpt, Hello Ft. Hood)”
This is the often humorous story of the military bureaucracy and a draftee who, without breaking the rules, spoke out against the war to his fellow GIs and anyone else who would listen. After a turbulent two months in basic training Pvt. Petrick and his anti-war buddy Moen are assigned to Ft. Hood, Texas to be trained as field wiremen.
“Love Humiliation & Karaoke”
LHK opened at San Francisco’s StageWerx Theatre in September of 2008, moving to NYC Summer 2009 where it was nominated for two Midtown Artist Awards, winning Best Solo Show/Outstanding Actor in a Production w/ Music.