Every town has its summer traditions. In Brooklyn, fire hydrants are opened for all the neighborhood kids. In Michigan, folks play rousing games of cow-pie bingo. In New Orleans, the snowball carts multiply like feral cats. Here, we know it's high summer when the Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe sets up its stage for their first show of the season. This band of brilliant, loony thespians has been tapping into the optimism of the silly season, exposing veins of corruption, and promoting resistance with a giggle for nearly 53 years. Last year’s show involved Mayan prophecy, ecological collapse, and a milquetoast rejoinder from our president. This... More >>>