2002: Mr. Smith Goes to Obscuristan
Fall of 2002, Tour: Midwest
|Written by Josh Kornbluth & Michael Gene Sullivan
Music by Jason Sherbundy
Lyrics by Bruce Barthol
Directed by Michael Gene Sullivan & Keiko Shimosato Carreiro
MR. SMITH featured performers Michael Carreiro, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro,
Victor Toman, Velina Brown, Amos Glick & Ed Holmes
and band members Jeremy Mage, Kathy Marshall & Joel Fadness
View playbill, Fall 2002
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Poster Design: Spain Rodriguez
Photographer: Julie Bernstein
Reviews and Articles:"'Smith,' in fact, is even more densely packed with politically sharp gags..."
SF Chronicle - 7/6/02
"...the Troupers combine the latest political debacles with old-but-good source material..."
East Bay Express - 7/17/02
"Leave it to the ever trustworthy San Francisco Mime Troupe to bite off such a politically charged mouthful..."
Metroactive - 7/25/02
"Beyond the jokes, a thoughtful tracing of the distinction between honest post-9/11 patriotism and good old American jingoism, self-interest and hypocrisy."
Salon.com - 8/12/02
"'Mr. Smith' is a smart and humorous look at what happens to democratic ideals when profits are at stake."
San Francisco Bay Guardian - 7/17/02
"...some good ol' Bay Area satirical cynicism..."
San Francisco Examiner - 7/24/02
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