Talk of the Bay from KSQD
Talk of the Bay from KSQD
Michael Gene Sullivan of San Francisco Mime Troupe on theater, satire, the creative process, and the upcoming show


Michael Gene Sullivan (he/him) (Head Writer, San Francisco Mime Troupe Collective) has performed with all four of the Bay Area’s Tony award-winning theaters: American Conservatory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Theatreworks, and the San Francisco Mime Troupe (where he is also a Collective Member, director, and as Resident Playwright has written or co-written over 25 plays). He has also worked with SF Playhouse, California Shakespeare Theater, Denver Center Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Co., Aurora Theatre Co., Magic Theatre, TheatreFirst, Lorraine Hansberry Theater, African American Shakespeare Co., and the SF Shakespeare Festival. Michael is the author of the internationally produced stage adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984, of the critically-acclaimed The Great Khan, and in 2022 Michael was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship as a Dramatist.

The SF Mime Troupe performs their latest production “Back to the Way Things Were” on August 20th, 2022, at London Nelson Park in Santa Cruz, at 3 PM.