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Tag: San Francisco Mime Troupe

July 11, 2011 | 10:08 am

Video: San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “2012 — The Musical”

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It’s summertime in the Bay Area, which means that San Francisco Mime Troupe season is in full swing. (Disclaimer: I once did some script development work for the group. Disclaimer to the disclaimer: Hardly any of it made it in the show.) The 52-year-old muckraking musical theater company, which once won a Tony Award in […]

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May 22, 2011 | 3:26 pm

Video: Mime Troupe’s Ed Holmes Releases Balloon Animals Outside Camping’s Family Radio

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Remember when the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s Ed Holmes (best-known for playing a spot-on Dick Cheney in a couple of the troupe’s summer productions) told us that he was going to mosey on over to Harold Camping’s studio with some like-minded atheists on May 21, so he could release balloon animals into the air in […]

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Rapture Day: Mime Troupe’s Ed Holmes to Mock Camping Followers; Milpitas Church to Offer Counsel

May 19, 2011 | 3:38 pm

Rapture Day: Mime Troupe’s Ed Holmes to Mock Camping Followers; Milpitas Church to Offer Counsel

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All of this talk about the end of the world coming on May 21, 2011 is so silly. When everybody knows that’s going to happen on December 21, 2012. Right? The 2012 date, some say, was predicted by the Mayans. The more contemporary prediction is being made on radio and on billboards all around the […]

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