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Sunday January 31 2021 at 7:00 PM
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× PlayGround's fourth annual PlayGround Solo Performance Festival, a curation of the best in Bay Area solo performance, runs January 22 to February 7 online via Zoom. The festival features 9 double-bill live-streamed performances by California artists over three weeks, including one-night-only featured highlights by Marga Gomez and Sara Moore, and Bay Area premiere performances by Diane Barnes, Steve Budd, Caroline Hawthorne, Mars Magee, Melissa Ortiz, Rayshawn Chism, Chris Steele AKA Polly Amber Ross, and Carla Vega. This year’s festival was competitively selected from open applications, 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. For the complete performance schedule, visit

Tickets are $15 per double-bill performance. Advance reservations are required. One reservation = one Zoom link good for up to two devices. Zoom links will be emailed the day of the performance. For any questions, contact


Live Stream
via Zoom
Berkeley CA 00000

Performance Notes

Rayshawn Chism in BEETHOVEN & MISFORTUNE COOKIES by Joni Ravenna, direction by Allison Bergman
Carla Vega in GRANDMA'S HANDS, direction by Shyamala Moorty

This is an online streaming performance. One reservation = one Zoom link good for up to two devices. Personalized Zoom links will generally be sent out the day of the event to the primary email associated with your account. For questions, contact the PlayGround Box Office at

The online “lobby” for streaming events will open 15 minutes prior to start of performance.