2004: Showdown at Crawford Gulch
|Written by Michael Gene Sullivan
Music by Jason Sherbundy
Lyrics by Amos Glick, Michael Gene Sullivan, Ira Marlowe & Jason Sherbundy
Directed by Keiko Shimosato Carreiro
SHOWDOWN featured performers Amos Glick, Lisa Hori-Garcia, Michael Carreiro, Michael Gene Sullivan, Velina Brown, Victor Toman & Ed Holmes
and band members Rob Broadhurst, Joel Fadness & Victor Toman
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Poster Design: Spain Rodriguez
It's 1886 and a rust red sun rises on the sleep frontier town of Crawford Gulch, Texas, where the citizens live in daily terror of the Read threat. Only the questionably elected mayor and the heroic (?) sheriff can protect them, while the robber baron stands in the shadows waiting to acquire the last patch of prairie. Will the town wake up in time to save itself?
The final showdown
Photographer: Julie Bernstein
Pictured: (1-r) Victor Toman, Velina Brown
Reviews and Articles:"It's an election year. And the San Francisco Mime Troupe is back in the parks with its annual free summer show dedicated to rallying the left, providing plentiful laughter, exercising its patriotic duty of dissent and -- this year -- encouraging people to get to the polls to affect democratic regime change."
SF Gate - 7/5/04
"A blend of country, roots rock, and schlock-western theme music from the three-piece resident band"
SF Weekly - 8/11/04
"The San Francisco Mime Troupe scored another home run with getting many points across - including the lessons of intentional community, and doing it all in style, for free in a public park."
Castro Online - Sept. 04
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