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Biting the Hand That Leads Us: Humor & Social Change - 1988
Theater and performance have always been used to challenge the present order or put forth an image of a better world and humor often provides a way to confront painful issues. This program captures some of the best political performers in action, including the Bread and Puppet Theater, San Francisco Mime Troupe, The Atomic Comics, and Teatro Campesino. Produced by Jesse Drew and Alan Steinheimer (San Francisco, CA)
KPFA - Against the Grain -- Jul 29, 2009
Wilma Bonet director the San Francisco Mime Troupe's Too Big to Fail talks about the show.
KQED - Forum with Michael Krasny -- Fri, Jul 3, 2009 - 10:00am
50 Years of the San Francisco Mime Troupe
There's nothing silent about the San Francisco Mime Troupe, which this summer celebrates 50 years of bringing comic political theater to audiences in the Bay Area and around the world. In a special pre-recorded broadcast, hear from some Mime Troupe veterans and hear highlights from half a century of musicals with a message.
KPFA - The Morning Show -- July 2, 2009 - 7:00am
The 50th Anniversary of the San Francisco Mime Troupe - a preview of "TOO BIG TO FAIL".
KGO Evening News -- Tues, June 30, 2009
San Francisco's legendary theatre company, the Mime Troupe, is opening its 50th summer season with a new show in Dolores Park on Saturday.