Tuesday, July 12, 2016

7/18/16 features Geoff Pond

7/18 Geoff Pond hosted by Bruce

 Geoffrey Pond (one of those in above photo---- which one?) is an actor, musician, singer and has been artistic director for Berkeley's Subterranean Shakespeare Theatre since 1997. He will be presenting for Poetry Express an excerpt of two pieces from SubShakes next show San Francisco: views of The City - written by Jack Kerouac, H.L Mencken, Jack London, Mark Twain and current Bay Area writer Gary Kamiya, directed by Robert Ernst. Over the past 35 years he has been involved in The Bay Area's arts scene. First as a producer of Punk Rock shows featuring bands Public Image, The Dead Kennedy's, and The Go-Go's among others. He then became a videographer with Climate Theatre's Theatre Video Service to document the SF arts scene. He has been a drummer and singer  in bands The Sunz of Alien Tecknowlogy, The Serfs and Sub Shakes house band The Rude Mechanicals, producing two critically acclaimed CDs Folkspeare and Shakespeare's Greatest Hits. Some of his favorite roles as an actor have been Claudius, Caliban, and Falstaff from Shakespeare and Shelly Levine in Glengarry Glen Ross by David Memet. San Francisco: views of The City will run in repertory with a solo show on the life, letters and poetry of Emily Dickinson performed by Chetana Karel-Michaan  as part of Subterranean Shakespeare presents The Great Writers series in 2017 at a theater in San Francisco tba.   Subterranean Shakespeare Theatre                                   Presents 

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