2014: Ripple Effect
Written by Michael Gene Sullivan, Eugenie Chan & Tanya Shaffer
Music & Lyrics by Ira Marlowe
Directed by Wilma Bonet and Hugo E Carbajal
Ripple Effect featured Mime Troupe Collective Members Velina Brown, Lisa Hori-Garcia, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro and Michael Gene Sullivan.
And band members Michael Bello, Peter Penhallow and Mick Berry
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Community Forums held during 2014
Poster Design: Nina Grosser
Skyrocketing rents. Loss of diversity. Certain workers welcomed like saviors, while other workers are discarded like trash. The War on the Poor. And San Francisco - the capital of the Revolution - becoming the center of corporate surveillance technology.
- Greetings from Octopus Tech -
(l-r) Michael Gene Sullivan (The Octopus), Lisa Hori-Garcia (Jeanine Adenauer) in
Honors, Reviews and Articles:"Brightly written, laugh-laden... one of the most enjoyable Mime Troupe outings in recent memory."
SFGate - 7/6/14
"MIME TROUPE NAILS IT!... a rousing success that perfectly captured the city's current zeitgeist and growing pains... Brava!"
SF Bay Guardian - 7/9/14-7/15/14
"But most of all, it drives home the point that to accept the status quo is as much a political stance as to fight against it. As Deborah says, 'There is no such thing as not political.'"
Marin IJ - 7/16/14
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