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Review for San Francisco Mime Troupe, San Francisco, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

This theater troupe is amazing! I have been going to the free shows they give in the local parks for over 20 years, and each time I have laughed heartily and learned things I didn't know about current political events or issues. With just a few actors, they manage to put on a first class show every time, with live music and singing. I love the way they provide the artistic experience free to all who come, and then ask for donations at the end, reminding people how much they paid for the last movie they saw, and asking them to match that, at least. I'm sure lots of people pay nothing or only a couple of bucks, but after I'd invited friends to the show multiple years in a row, I decided to be a more generous patron. I don't know how they manage to put on these great, original shows year after year, but I sure hope they keep on doing it.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

This organization provides a first class theatre experience for free in the local parks throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. I have been to many of their shows, sometimes returning for a second time in the same season, because I enjoyed the show so much. The plays entertain but also raise awareness of important issues facing the country. They combine the best of bringing people together in a community and bringing different points of views on important topics out in the open, where change can happen.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Sometimes the script includes swear words, which bothers me because there are always children in the audience. I would rather they stick to words that are child-friendly.

Role:  General Member of the Public & I have attended their shows. I regularly donate money to support them.