On the boards...

The Essential Services Project (ESP) and Theatre Rhinoceros
present a live, in-person presentation!


Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 7:00 pm
One Live Performance Only

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ESP- An Essential Services Project
Live, in-person, in San Francisco at Theatre Rhinoceros
4229 18th Street
San Francisco, CA

FREE! Open to all!
Or, watch on Zoom (but it's much more fun in person!).

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Press Release

The Essential Services Project reboots with new shows live in San Francisco!

Essential Services Project

See John in the San Francisco Chronicle!

John Fisher working on Essential Services
Photo: Lea Suzuki / The Chronicle

See the amazing article about Theatre Rhinoceros and other local theaters adapting to digital. Read it in The Chronicle.


Solo Performances Conceived and Performed by John Fisher

John Fisher - Nominated Best Performer by Broadway World 2021

2021 Bay Area Critics' Circle Award Winner for
"Best Solo-Performance" for the Essential Services Project

Earlier Performances Recorded live: March 2020 – December 2021

(Not all videos start at the beginning. Many have long leaders. Please cue up to the start of each video.)

You might want to watch ESPs on Facebook – some of the recordings are cleaner.

(Download a PDF of the Facebook links.)

List of Videos of Previous Performances