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TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: The Marsh San Francisco Presents “A History of World War II: The D-Day Invasion to the Fall of Berlin”

Oct 26, 2018
Director John Fisher will take audiences on a whirlwind tour of the past with his acclaimed solo show “A History of World War II: The D-Day Invasion to the Fall of Berlin” performing November 8 through December 15, 2018 at The Marsh San Francisco (1062 Valencia St.). Offering a compendium of facts about WWII from the bungled plot to assassinate Hitler (“A mess! Organized by a bunch of loser bureaucrats!”) to the big secret – how the Russians won the war for us (“They did all the work!”), this lauded production also surveys the best books on the topic, as well as the most attractive generals who fought the battles and the hottest actors who played them in the movies. Capturing the Best Actor award from the 2017 United Solo Festival, this highly entertaining work also demonstrates how WWII helped Fisher win boyhood battles with his older brother

“A History of World War II: The D-Day Invasion to the Fall of Berlin” was developed at Theatre Rhinoceros, the world’s longest-running continuously producing professional queer theater, and the United Solo Festival in New York City, the world’s largest solo theatre festival. In 2017, Fisher was named Best Actor at New York’s United Solo Festival for his performance of this show. Both a rollicking ride and a cautionary tale, this vivid work offers a deeper look into obsession with violent things and where that can lead.



Since 2003, John Fisher (Writer/Performer/Director) has been the Executive/Artistic Director of the GLAAD Media Award Winning Theatre Rhinoceros, the longest running LGBT theatre in the nation. His recent playwriting includes “Shakespeare Goes to War” (nominated for six 2016 Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards) and “To Sleep and Dream” (2014 Bay Area Theatre Critics Cirlce Award Winner for Best Script). Fisher is a two-time winner of the Will Glickman Playwright Award.

For tickets ($20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved) or more information, the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call The Marsh Box office at 415-282-3055 (open Monday through Friday, 1pm-4pm).

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Photo caption: Director John Fisher will take audiences on a whirlwind tour of the past with his award-winning solo show "A History of World War II: The D-Day Invasion to the Fall of Berlin" at The Marsh San Francisco, November 8 through December 15. (Photo credit: David Wilson)


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