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|SF Mime Troupe In RIPPLE EFFECT - through September 1, 2014|
|Date||Friday July 04|
|Time||2:00 PM - 3:30 PM|
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Tony Award-Winning SAN FRANCISCO MIME TROUPEAdded to the calendar on Thursday Jun 26th, 2014 11:50 PM
Opens 55 th Season with RIPPLE EFFECT
July 4 – Sept. 1, 2014
SF MIME TROUPE In RIPPLE EFFECT
July 4 – September 1, 2014
TIX: All park shows are free and open to the public.
Additional, ticketed indoor shows will be in Point Arena, and Redway..
For more info. call 415- 285 -1717 or visit http://www.sfmt.org
VENUE: SFMT performs in parks & some theatres throughout the Bay Area in San Francisco, the North Bay, East Bay, Peninsula. All park shows are free and open to the public.
Regional Schedule: http://www.sfmt.org/schedule/images/schedulebyarea2014.pdf
Additional, ticketed indoor shows will be in Point Arena and Redway.
WEB PAGE: http://www.sfmt.org
SAN FRANCISCO (6/19/14)
Skyrocketing rents. Loss of diversity. Evictions, Google Glass wearing nouveau riche,
The War on the Poor. What is The City coming to? The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe (SFMT) opens its 55th season with RIPPLE EFFECT, a musical comedic tale of intersecting lives and cultures that reflect the familiar neighborhood tensions that are polarizing
San Franciscans today.
RIPPLE EFFECT plays July 4 thru Sept. 1, 2014 throughout the Bay Area in San Francisco, the North Bay, East Bay, and Peninsula. All park shows are free and open to the public. Additional, ticketed indoor shows will be in, Point Arena and Redway. For a complete schedule and more information, the public may call 415-285-1717 or visit http://www.sfmt.org. Additional info on SFMT and community organizations is made available at information tables at each of our park shows.
Done in their characteristic quick-change, singing & dancing, Commedia dell'Arte political style, a cast of four, playing multiple characters, tell the story of three very different women, all at a critical life point, who find themselves in a boat on San Francisco Bay, brought together by chance. Although they perceive each other as “different”, each is a member of the working class and has been betrayed by a system that rewards only the few motivated solely by greed and self-interest. As they tell their stories, they discover through their failed hopes and aspirations they are more similar than they thought and are connected in ways never imagined. In solidarity, they refuse to let their home town fall into the hands of those who have no heart for it. Their actions will have a positive Ripple Effect.
RIPPLE EFFECT – written by as esteemed trio of beloved Bay Area writers and performers including Michael Gene Sullivan (SFMT), Eugenie Chan (Cutting Ball) and Tanya Shaffer (Let My Enemy Live Long!). Music & lyrics by Ira Marlowe. Michael Bello is the music director and lead musician. Other musicians include: Peter Penhallow and Mick Berry. The show is co-directed by Hugo E Carbajal and Wilma Bonet. RIPPLE EFFECT features longtime Mime Troupe collective members:
Velina Brown, Lisa Hori-Garcia, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro, and Michael Gene Sullivan.
2014 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE BY AREA: http://www.sfmt.org/schedule/images/schedulebyarea2014.pdf
Fri., July 4 Dolores Park, 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show - Opening Weekend
Sat., July 5 Dolores Park, 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show - Opening Weekend
Sun., July 6 Yerba Buena Gardens, 2:00 pm (Music 1:30)
Sat., Aug. 16 Glen Park, 2:00 pm (Music 1:30)
Sun, Aug. 17 Washington Square Park, 2:00 pm (Music 1:30)
Wed., Aug. 28 Troupe Studio Space, 6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Free but RSVP at http://www.brownpapertickets.com
Sat., Aug. 30 Peacock Meadow in Golden Gate Park, - 2:00 pm (Music 1:30)
Sun., Aug. 31 Dolores Park, 2:00 pm (Music 1:30) - Closing Weekend
Mon., Sept. 1 Dolores Park, 2:00 pm (Music 1:30) - Closing Weekend
Sat., July 12 Cedar Rose Park, Berkeley, 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show
Sun., July 13 Cedar Rose Park, Berkeley, 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show
Sat., July 26 Live Oak Park, Berkeley, 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show
Sun., July 27 Live Oak Park, Berkeley. 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show
Wed., July 30 Montclair Ball Field, Montclair, 6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Wed., Aug. 6 Lakeside Park, Oakland, 6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Thurs., Aug. 7 Lakeside Park, Oakland, 6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Sat., Aug. 23 Willard Park, Berkeley, 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show
Sun., Aug. 24 Willard Park, Berkeley, 1:30 pm music, 2:00 pm show
Wed., July 23 Mill Valley Community Center (back lawn), Mill Valley
6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Wed., July 16 Arena Theater 7:30 pm music, 8:00 pm show,
Ticket info: http://www.arenatheater.org 707-882-3272
Thurs., July 17 Todd Grove Park 6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Sat., July 19 Mateel Community Center 7:30pm music, 8:00 pm show,
ticket info: http://www.mateel.org 707-923-3368
Thurs., July 10 Mitchell Park (South Field) 6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Thurs., Aug. 21 Mitchell Park (South Field) 6:30 pm music, 7:00 pm show
Sat., Aug. 2 Southside Park 3:30 pm music, 4:00 pm show
Sun., Aug. 3 Southside Park 3:30 pm music, 4:00 pm show
Sat., Aug. 9 San Lorenzo Park 2:30 pm music, 3:00 pm show
Sun., Aug. 10 San Lorenzo Park 2:30 pm music, 3:00 pm show