1977: Hotel Universe

1982, Tour: (Hotel Univers in French)

Summer of 1986, Tour: San Francisco

Fall? of 1986, Tour: Nicaragua

Fall? of 1987, Tour: Cuba

When?, Tour: (with Squash and Fact Person)

Written by Joan Holden
Music & Lyrics by Bruce Barthol & Eduardo Robledo
Directed by Dan Chumley

HOTEL UNIVERSE featured Sharon Lockwood, Eduardo Robledo, Barry Levitan, Ed Levy, Joan Mankin, Lonnie Ford, Deb'bora Gilyard, Arthur Holden & Ingrid Monson
and band members Ed Levy, Barry Levitan & Bruce Barthol

Original playbill missing
View playbill, Summer of 1986
View playbill, Fall? 1986 - Nicaragua
View playbill, Fall? 1987 - Cuba
View playbill, when?

View show photos

Poster Design: Jane Norling

Poster Design:

Show Description

Hotel Universe has been the most produced show by the Mime Troupe. Inspired by the real-life story of the International Hotel in San Francisco but written while the company toured through France as a demonstration of how the collective funtions artistically during the writing process. The original happy ending was quickly revised for the local opening, after the tenants' 7 year struggle ended in eviction. As of 1999, the Hotel site still remained an empty hole.
Production Photo

Photographer: Neil Robert Miller
Pictured: ??, ??, ??, ??

Reviews of the show:

"S.F. Mime Troupe in Hotel Universe"
--L.A. Times Article by Sylvie Drake (link lost)

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