San Francisco Mime Troupe: Adopt A Bill!

          It ain't sexy, it don't sing and dance, but it's the cost of doing biz-ness, plain and simple. Times are tough for everyone, we know, but if you could kick in a few extra dollars the Mime Troupe will be able to keep the show on the road!  Review our list of bills, then visit our website to Adopt your Bill.  You can also return to our website to see how many other bills have been adopted from now til the end of the summer.

Park Expenses:

$177.15NEW BAND SHADE, protect the instruments from the sun.
$302.00GOLDEN GATE PARK PERMIT, yep, we have to pay to play.
$729.00DOLORES PARK PERMIT, for two days (holidays cost more).
$2,200.00CARPOOLING MILEAGE, if 22 peeps pooled together, bill gone!
$208.00ICE, estimated cost for ALL our remaining shows combined.
$249.99HEAVY DUTY TARP, to cover the set over night.
$177.00NO PARKING SIGNS, for our truck at Dolores Park.
$1,554.64REMAINING PORTA-POTTY RENTALS, flush this bill away!
$900.00ASL INTERPRETERS for Labor Day show, lend a hand to make the show accessible to all.

Production Expenses:

$150.00TRUCK TOW, Gay Pride Weekend from Van Ness & CA!
$1063.30TRUCK REPAIRS, fuel tank cleaned and filters replaced.
$96.18FIRST AID SUPPLIES, you can never be too safe.
$87.90STORE MOBILE PHONE, swipe away this bill!
$190.94NEW HAND TRUCK, to help schlep from truck to set up location.

Payroll & Marketing Expenses:

$210.00PER DIEM for 1 TROUPER TO TRAVEL NORTH, times 12 Troupers.
$7450.00PUBLICITY, there's no bad publicity but no publicity is bad!
$3,803.70POSTER PRINTING/DISTRIBUTION, help us distribute money back to InkWorks! A fellow, collectively run organization.
$720.00INTERN STIPENDS, help those who help us the most!
$1413.52PAYPAL'S TAKE, if all the Bills are paid via PayPal!
$453.00A WEEK'S SALARY for an ACTOR, MUSICIAN, CREW or STAFF MEMBER, 4 wks left, 14 people to pay - each week!
$4975.50T-SHIRT MERCHANDISE, double your investment by helping us purchase/sell more t-shirts! Plus, pay this completely off and receive a tour of the building, plus 3 clothing items from our stock.
$414.00HOODIE MERCHANDISE, double your investment by helping us purchase/sell more hoodies! Plus, pay this completely off and we will mail you your choice of one clothing item from our stock.
$261.00HAT MERCHANDISE, double your investment by helping us purchase/sell more hats! Plus, pay this completely off and we will mail you a hat or t-shirt of your choice.

Office & Overhead:

$1434.90NEW OFFICE PHONES, call this bill in!
$175.68OFFICE PHONE BILL, call your Mother, have her donate.
$44.95OFFICE INTERNET, used this to create Adopt-A-Bill.
$241.50PG&E, "Winter is Coming".
$284.46OFFICE SUPPLIES, paper and tape and binders, oh my!
$190.76WATER BILL, we drink a lot of water working all day in the park!
$570.14COPY MACHINE, PROGRAMS, get your programs!
Okay, you've seen the list. 
You now know what it costs to do "free" theatre!  Please visit our website to Adopt A Bill.
Checks can also be made out to SFMT and mailed to:
855 Treat Ave, SF, CA 94110

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and be sure to look at the bottom of our Adopt A Bill webpage for a special video treat!

Read our past news letters:
7/30/14, 7/23/14, 6/24/14, 5/30/14, 3/28/14,
12/31/13, 12/20/13, 11/21/13, 10/31/13, 10/28/13, 10/10/13, 8/20/13, 7/30/13, 6/26/13,
6/10/13, 5/30/13, 5/10/13, 4/22/13, 4/12/13, 4/8/13, 4/4/13, 2/5/13,
11/27/12, 11/21/12, 10/25/12, 8/29/12, 8/3/12, 7/2/12, 6/4/12, 5/7/12, 4/10/12, 3/16/12, 2/9/12, 1/19/12,
12/23/11, 12/7/11, 11/23/11, 10/30/11, 10/6/11, 8/24/11, 8/18/11, 5/31/11, 3/30/11, 1/21/11,
11/23/10, 11/11/10, 9/28/10

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