SF Gate Performance Picks

“Stand-up never tasted so good.”—Anna Mantzaris, SF Gate

“The real surprise of the show is not only the eclectic crowd of tourists, businesspeople, foodies and theater hounds but the effortless way Gold is able to connect with all of them.”—Beth Lisick, SF Gate

San Francisco Chronicle

Cookie Dough Holds Batches of Womanly Wisdom.”—Jane Ganahl, San Francisco Chronicle

San Jose Mercury News

“1,2,3 Reasons to Go See ‘I Look Like An Egg…”—Mark de la Vina, San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Guardian

“If Nigella Lawson and Sandra Bernhard got elbow-deep in butter and sugar together.”—Stephanie Rosenbaum, SF Bay Guardian

“engaging…a whole-hearted treat.”—Bob Avila, SF Bay Guardian

SF Weekly

“smart, funny…and packed with crunchy bits of thought-provocation”—SF Weekly Pick of the Week

“Gold wielding her remarkable improvisation skills, creates an atmosphere of cozy intimacy and inspires a room full of natural comedians.”—Chloe Veltman, SF Weekly

Oakland Tribune

“The hippest thing in Bay Area theatre also happens to be the tastiest…Heather Gold breathes new life into the solo show format.”—Chad Jones, Best of the Bay Area, Oakland Tribune

Austin American-Statesman

“Best bet.”—Austin American-Statesman

Austin Chronicle

“Bake-happy cyberqueer par excellence!”; “Pick of the week”—The Austin Chronicle

“A fabulous one-woman show!”—Brett Burkhardt, KGO 810 AM Noon News

“Take 5 with Heather Gold”—KQED’s Bay Area Bites

Part of a Backstage West cover story on cooking onstage.

“Pick of the week.”—flavorpill

“damn funny”—boing boing


“The best independent show I’ve seen all year.”—Zeo, 32, SF“You had us in the palm of your hand and it was nice to be there..”—Allan D., 42, Austin

“We had a choice of seeing Margaret Cho or Heather this weekend. The Cookie show won. Heather is so much more genuine when she reveals herself to you.”—Antonio H., SF

“So funny…and the comedy is smart too, not just smart-ass.”—Jeff G., 30, SF

“You were so worth the $10 cab ride across town.”—Deanna, 27, Austin

“Humorous …intellectually engaging and touching. At the end of your show I felt compelled to eat a cookie, almost as if I was taking communion.”—Keith H., Austin

“Authentic & entertaining. Funny and relates to all our lives!.”—Anne H., suburban mom

I’m totally impressed and inspired. Thank you for providing me with joy in my life.”—Ian, SF



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