Mon, Mar 10, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

Brian Copeland's New Play Inspired By San Leandro Murders

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Brian Copeland
Brian Copeland

Writer and comedian Brian Copeland's latest play and third one-man show, "The Scion," recalls the 2000 shootings of USDA food inspectors at a San Leandro sausage factory. He used police reports and testimony to research his act, but puts a comedic spin on the gruesome crime. Copeland's first solo show, "Not a Genuine Black Man," recounted his upbringing in mostly white San Leandro and gained the actor wide acclaim. He joins us.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Brian Copeland, comedian, playwright, author and talk show host of KGO's "The Brian Copeland Show;" his new play is "The Scion"

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