2005: Doing Good

Written by Erin Blackwell, Jeffrey Morris & Keiko Shimosato Carreiro
      with Ellen Callas from a scenario by Dan Chumley & Joan Holden
Music by Pat Moran, Jason Ditzian, Doug Port & Bruce Barthol
Lyrics by Bruce Barthol & Amos Glick
Directed by Victor Toman

DOING GOOD featured performers Lisa Hori-Garcia, Michael Gene Sullivan,
Noah James Butler, Michael Carreiro, Christian Cagigl, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro
& Brian Rivera
and band members Jason Ditzian, Pat Moran & Doug Port

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Poster Design: Spain Rodriguez

It's 1968 and the TET Offensive in Vietnam is on the local bar's TV. James is staring military service in the face, so he and Molly decide to join the Peace Corps. In Ecuador, they are young, idealistic, and ineffective. Then Molly's Uncle steps out of the shadows and offers James a better way to help the third world. In Java and then Iran, James is doing good until he meets an old friend in the desert. Ecuador, Indonesia, Iran...oil, coup d'etats, dams and roads...do you see a thread? From the TET Offensive to the fall of the Shah, the Mime Troupe traces history and asks, what price do we pay for affluence?
Production Photo
The demon is captured
Photographer: Julie Bernstein
(l-r) Michael Carreiro, Michael Gene Sullivan, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro

Reviews and Articles:

"It's laced with sharply pointed humor. It's fiercely politically engaged."
SF Gate - 7/4/05

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