San Francisco Mime Troupe presents:

Tales of the Resistance: An Original Radio Serial

Featuring nine parts in four distinct genres that will run bi-weekly throughout the summer!

Four different storylines – told in the style of detective noir, adventure, horror, sci-fi – will culminate in a finale where all the narratives converge. The show will be in our signature style which includes – political comedy, biting satire, and catchy original music.

Featured performers will include Michael Gene Sullivan, Keiko Shimosato-Carreiro, Lisa Hori-Garcia, Ed Holmes, Velina Brown, Brian Rivera, Lizzie Calogero, Andre Amarotico, and many more!

 

 

August 15th, 2020 – Episode 4

DIMENSION 2020!
Science Fiction

“It Came from R&D!” Greg seemed to everyone like a mild mannered software developer. No one could predict that his invention could either save democracy, or lock the country into an endless cycle of tyranny and oppression..

It Came from R&D! is written by Michael Gene Sullivan, directed by Velina Brown. Commercials written by Marie Cartier. Music & lyrics by Daniel Savio. Music production by Dred Scott, Woodwinds by Dylan Jennings. Audio engineering and sound design by Taylor Gonzalez.

This episode of “Dimension 2020!” features Jarion Monroe as the Head of R&D at Jamazon, Lisa Hori-Garcia as The Intern at Kumquat Computers, Hugo Carbajal as the Man at Teenysoft, Michael Gene Sullivan as Derrick Jade, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro as The Woman in the Car, and starring Cassie Grilley as Clya and Andre Amarotico as Greg Wittgenstein. The protest song is sung by Velina Brown. Commercials for Uber Alles narrated by Rotimi Agbabiaka with jingle sung by Lisa Hori-Garcia.

 

July 25th, 2020 – Episode 3

Fear of the Dark
“The Good Cop”

“The Good Cop.” MAGA hat wearing, right-wing immigrant Primo is tormented by his racist fears, and haunted by his hate when he’s as caught in a protest for justice turned riot.

Fear of the Dark is written by Michael Gene Sullivan, directed by Velina Brown. Commercials written by Marie Cartier. Music & lyrics by Daniel Savio. Music production by Dred Scott, Woodwinds by Dylan Jennings, Brass by Adam Theis. Audio engineering and sound design by Taylor Gonzalez.

This episode of “Fear of the Dark” features Bob Ernst, Marissa Ellison, Andre Amarotico, Velina Brown, Lisa Hori-Garcia, Michael Gene Sullivan, Elizabeth Carter, Milo Carter-Daniels, Marilet Martinez, Gillian Eichenberger, and starring Brian Rivera as Primo, and Michael J. Asberry as The Gravekeeper.

 

July 18th, 2020 – Episode 2 (Adventure)

Novice Nurse: Susie Terse!
“The Price of Infection.”

Can Nurse Susie find a way to deliver vital antiviral medicine while navigating hospital bureaucracy while fending off the corrupt Capitalist Healthcare Conspiracy?

Novice Nurse: Susie Terse! is written by Michael Gene Sullivan, directed by Velina Brown. Commercials written by Marie Cartier. Music and lyrics by Daniel Savio. Music production by Dred Scott. Audio engineering and sound design by Taylor Gonzalez.

This episode of Novice Nurse: Susie Terse! featured Velina Brown, Andre Amarotico, Lizzie Calogero, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro, Brian Rivera, with Daniel Savio, Marie Cartier, Marissa Ellison, Michael Gene Sullivan as your announcer and starring Lisa Hori-Garcia.

Novice Nurse: Susie Terse!

 

July 4th, 2020 – Episode 1 (Detective Noir)

Jade, For Hire!
“The Mystery of the Missing Worker.”

Looking for work during a race and class war ain’t easy, its hard enough already – why were they fired in the first place from… Jamazon.com! Find out this week in… Jade for Hire!

Jade, For Hire! is written by Michael Gene Sullivan, directed by Velina Brown. Commercials written by Marie Cartier. Music and lyrics by Daniel Savio. Music production by Dred Scott. Audio engineering and sound design by Taylor Gonzalez.

This episode of Jade, For Hire! featured Velina Brown, Andre Amarotico, Lizzie Calogero, Keiko Shimosato Carreiro, Brian Rivera, with Daniel Savio, Marie Cartier, Marissa Ellison, Amos Glick as your announcer and starring Michael Gene Sullivan.

JADE, FOR HIRE!