Brian Copeland: The Jewelry Box
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Brian Copeland brings his holiday heartwarmer back to the Best of SF Solo series for a repeat apperance
In this hilarious and heartwarming prequel to his hit show “Not a Genuine Black Man,” beloved actor-playwright Brian Copeland recounts two memorable weeks in his youth when he took to the “mean streets” of Oakland to buy his mom the perfect Christmas gift.
Rife with references to 1970s Oakland, “The Jewelry Box” follows six-year-old Brian’s adventures as he scours the help-wanted ads, applies for jobs and collects bottles, inching his way toward the coveted present, a jewelry box at the Hegenberger White Front store.
“Destined to be a holiday classic!”
“‘The Jewelry Box’ is a gift in itself… it glitters with bright comedy, sharply observed local color and deftly drawn characters as well as genuine warmth.”
—San Francisco Chronicle
$40 (Series package: $180)
Contact: (415) 473-6800
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10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903
Free parking lots are located adjacent to all facilities.