Dan Hoyle Examines Borders, Political Divides in One-Man Show

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After Donald Trump was elected president, Oakland-based actor and playwright Dan Hoyle headed for the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump had made illegal immigration the hallmark of his campaign and Hoyle--who specializes in a genre he calls "journalistic theater"--wanted to capture the complex stories behind the president's rhetoric. The interviews Hoyle conducted became the basis of the 11 characters who populate his one-man show, "Border People," now playing at The Marsh San Francisco. Hoyle joins us studio.


Dan Hoyle, actor and writer;

Charlie Varon, writer and performer; director, "Border People" at The Marsh