a monthly circus cabaret!

Literary Foolery is a 90-minute Cabaret featuring a local author or community member with circus artists, comedians and musicians sharing performances inspired by the guest's work. Every month at PianoFight Theater in SF. 

iterary is co-produced and co-MCed by Tristan Cunningam and Polina Smith as their respective clown characters, Gretchen and Dr. Schmidt.

Past guests have included: 

Sam Mogannam, author of Eat Good Food and owner of Bi-Rite Grocery

Wendy Newman, Dating Expert and author

Carolyn Cooke, author of Daughters of the Revolution

Nicole Daedone, author of Slow Sex

Rhodessa Jones, founder of the Medea Project:Theater for Incarcerated Women

Dave X, Burning Man's Fire Arts Safety Manager

Beer and cheese doodles served  all night long!“

By far the best book event I've had so far. What a cool ass gig!” ~Sam Mogannam, author of Eat Good Food and owner of Bi-Rite Grocery