Never silent, always revolutionary
"America's Foremost Theatre of Political Satire."
~This SummeR ~
TALES OF THE RESISTANCE
Can the revolution be social distanced? With revolution in the streets while were all supposed to shelter in place, the economy on its heels while so many cannot work, with statues coming down, heroes wearing masks, and democracy crumbling, what is the Mime Troupe doing?
The San Francisco Mime Troupe presents Tales of the Resistance an original radio serial featuring 9 parts in four distinct genres that will run bi-weekly throughout the summer!
Four different story lines – told in the style of detective noir, adventure, horror, sci-fi – will culminate in a finale where all the narratives converge. Each episode is written and performed by Mime Troupe veterans and newcomers. The show will be in our signature style which includes – political comedy, biting satire, and catchy original music.
The series will air on local radio stations, including KALW, KMUD, KTDE, KZYX, and KSPF.
This Week's Episode!
Tales of the Resistance
"THE BEGINNING OF THE END (PART ONE)”
Will the Resistance become a Revolution? Or will the fascist corporate overlords maintain their control over the workers?
Click Here to Listen Now!
Next week on Tales of the Resistance Episode 10
"THE END OF THE BEGINNING (PART TWO)"
This final episode will bring us through all of the tales so far!
Will Jade be able to take down Jamazon.com? Will Susie deliver the key that could cure Covid-19?
Will Primo shine a light on the true darkness? Will Greg and Clya discover their true calling in this world?
Tune in again on October 31st to find out!
"Tales of the Resistance" performers include Rotimi Agbabiaka, Andre Amarotico, Michael J. Asberry, Velina Brown, Ellen Callas, Lizzie Calogero, Hugo Carbajal, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro, Elizabeth Carter, Milo Carter-Daniels, Marie Cartier, Marissa Ellison, Bob Ernst, Gillian Eichenberger, Amos Glick, Lisa Hori-Garcia, Marilet Martinez, Jarion Monroe, Brian Rivera, Michael Gene Sullivan, and many more!
use seeing Red in your classroom!
In the last few years we have watched (with pride) the growth and fierce commitment of a new generation of student activists. Sadly, in most history and social studies classes not much is said about alternative political systems, workers' rights and labor movements. In order for our future leaders and activists to create the world they deserve, they must learn about the struggles of our past.
Knowing that the presidential election of 2020 was going to be critical, we applied, received and adapted a grant to create a radio play/podcast of Seeing Red for middle schools, high schools and colleges for FREE!
There is significant interest from teachers who welcome this opportunity to bring Seeing Red's
unique perspective on history, complete with study guides, into their virtual classrooms.
Contact us if you know a teacher/school who would be interested in having access to Seeing Red!
The NEA $10,000 grant requires an equal match to fulfill the grant stipulations.
So far we have raised $6053!
Help us raise the second half by donating below!
We are also happy to announce, Seeing Red is available RIGHT NOW! CLICK HERE!
The San Francisco Mime Troupe
is in solidarity with all the protestors across the country who are standing up for the rights of Black Americans, and fighting against the brutality of the violent systemic racism that has always been fundamental to America.
To live without fear of death by the hands of police, to live without fear of death at the hands of neo-Confederate terrorists, to live without fear of economic oppression based on race - these are all things any American should be able to take for granted.
But the atrocities that are the root of those fears are baked into the foundations of this country. we know that the United States was founded on stolen Black labor, and that our institutions, the police specifically, were designed to maintain the inequality that benefits the owner class. We encourage you, our audience, to always be part of the revolutionary solutions to support the serious goal of dismantling white supremacy.
The MimeCast is a series of biographical podcast interviews of current and veteran members of the Tony and OBIE award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe which focus on their personal stories before their time with SFMT, their development as artists, and their lives in general.
Hosted by SFMT member Michael Gene Sullivan
Click here for list of MimeCasts!