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 Radio Curious 
 
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 Michael Gene Sullivan & Barry Vogel, Esq.
 Radio Curious - Barry Vogel  
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Radio Curious visits with Michael Gene Sullivan, the resident playwright, director and a principal actor in 2015: Freedomland, a political and theatrical production by the San Francisco Mime Troupe about racism in the United States.
Barry Vogel, Attorney and Counselor, is the Host and Producer of Radio Curious. Christina Aanestad is the Assistant Producer.
Theatre as a commentary on the condition of society is the subject of this edition of Radio Curious.  The topic is the relationship of police and black men in America in 2015.  Our guest is Michael Gene Sullivan, the Resident Playwright, Director and a principal actor in “2015: Freedomland,” this year’s production by the San Francisco Mime Troupe. 
 
The first question and answer on the frequently asked questions page on the San Francisco Mime Troupe website is:  “Why do you call yourself a Mime Troupe if you talk and sing?”  The answer is:  “We use the term mime in its classical and original definition, 'The exaggeration of daily life in story and song.'"
 
When Michael Gene Sullivan and I visited by phone from his home in San Francisco on June 29, 2015, I asked him if “2015: Freedomland” was an exaggeration of daily life in story and song from his perspective.

The book Michael Gene Sullivan recommends is “The Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Force,” by Redley Balko.

The San Francisco Mime Troupe's website is:
http://www.sfmt.org

Michael Gene Sullivan's website is: http://www.velandme.com/michael/michael.htm

Radio Curious is a half-hour, weekly, long-form interview program, now in it's 25th year. We interview people on a curiously wide variety of topics about life and ideas. Our website is www.radiocurious.org. If your station airs Radio Curious please let us know curious@radiocurious.org, we will add you to our list of syndicate stations. We also welcome questions, feedback and program ideas. Radio Curious 280 N. Oak St. Ukiah, Ca 95482. (707) 462-6541.

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00:29:00 English 2015-07-14
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