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San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Santa Cruz

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted

San Lorenzo Park | Dakota Ave, Santa Cruz, CA


San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” The Musical | 2019

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 60th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2019 production “Treasure Island” The Musical – A Toxic Tale of Corporate Corsairs, Swashbuckling Swindlers, and Big Buck Buccaneers on the Bay.

San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2019
Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area

Various dates: July 4 – Sept. 8, 2019
SF, Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto, and more
FREE (donations requested)

Founded in 1959, the San Francisco Mime Troupe creates and produces socially relevant theater; despite the name “mime,” their work is not pantomime, but live musical comedy and political satire.

About Treasure Island: The Musical

Treasure Island – is it the mythical isle where untold wealth awaits marauding pirates, or the freezing cold, artificial island in the middle of San Francisco Bay awaiting cut-throat developers? Or is it both?

That’s the question for Jill Hawkins when an old sea-dog of a developer drops anchor in her office at City Hall, and drops a mystery in her lap. “Developers…they scour the map looking for cities with fat purses, ready to be plundered, damn the regulations!”

But if Treasure Island is such a wonderful opportunity why has no one developed it yet…? What about the people who live there now? And who is the one-legged developer Hawkins was warned about?

2019 Schedule 

Free Bay Area Shows Bay Area Opening Weekend
Dolores Park
Thu, Jul 4th at 2 pm (Music 1:30)
19th St. & Dolores St., San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Bay Area Opening Weekend
John Hinkle Amphitheatre
Sat, Jul 6th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Sun, Jul 7th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
41 Somerset Place, Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Cubberley Community Center, Amphitheatre
Wed, Jul 10th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Frances Willard/Ho Chi Minh Park
Sat, Jul 13th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Sun, Jul 14th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Hillegass Ave. & Derby St., Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Post show discussion on 8/13

Arena Theater
Wed, Jul 17th @ 8:00 PM (Music 7:30)
214 Main St., Point Arena
Ticket Info: http://www.arenatheater.org
707.882.3272

Todd Grove Park
Thu, Jul 18th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Live Oak Avenue & Clubhouse Drive, Ukiah
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, McLaren Park
Sat, Jul 20th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Peninsula Jewish Community Center
Sun, Jul 21st @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Troupe Studio Space
Wed, Jul 24th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Thu, Jul 25th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
855 Treat Ave, San Francisco
Ticket Info: http://treasureislandsf.brownpapertickets.com/
FREE but suggested donation $20, Seating is limited, must RSVP / Post show discussion on 7/24

Balboa Park
Sat, Jul 27th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Havelock St & San Jose Ave, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Yerba Buena Gardens
Sun, Jul 28th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Mission St. & 3rd St., San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Lakeside Park / Lake Merritt
Wed, Jul 31st @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Thu, Aug 1st @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
Edoff Memorial Band Stand, Oakland
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
In front of the Edoff Memorial Band Stand

Live Oak Park
Sat, Aug 3rd @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Sun, Aug 4th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Shattuck Ave. & Berryman St., Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Post show discussion on 8/3

Cubberley Community Center, Amphitheatre
Wed, Aug 7th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

St. James Park
Sat, Aug 10th @ 3:00 PM (Music 2:30)
3rd Street & E. St. James Street, San Jose
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Glen Park
Sun, Aug 11th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Elk Street & Chenery, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Davis HS, Richard Brunelle Performance Hall
Tue, Aug 13th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
315 W 14th Street, Davis
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
http://treasureislanddavis.brownpapertickets.com/
FREE but suggested donation $20, Seating is limited, must RSVP

Southside Park, Bandshell
Wed, Aug 14th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
6th & T St., Sacramento
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Pioneer Park
Fri, Aug 16th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
421 Nimrod Street, Nevada City
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Potrero del Sol
Sun, Aug 18th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Potrero del Sol, Cesar Chavez, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza
Sat, Aug 24th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
2160 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

La Plaza Park
Sun, Aug 25th @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Old Redwood Hwy & West Sierra Ave, Cotati
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

Peacock Meadow in Golden Gate Park
Sat, Aug 31st @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
JFK Drive & Peacock Meadow, San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Btwn Panhandle and Conservatory of Flowers

Dolores Park
Sun, Sep 1st @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
Mon, Sep 2nd @ 2:00 PM (Music 1:30)
19th St. & Dolores St., San Francisco
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
Post show discussion on 9/1

Mill Valley Community Center, on the Back Lawn
Thu, Sep 5th @ 7:00 PM (Music 6:30)
180 Camino Alto (at East Blithedale), Mill Valley
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)

San Lorenzo Park
Sat, Sep 7th @ 3:00 PM (Music 2:30)
Sun, Sep 8th @ 3:00 PM (Music 2:30)
San Lorenzo Park, Dakota Ave, Santa Cruz
Ticket Info: FREE (Suggested donation $20)
No dogs, alcohol, or smoking allowed in park.


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Address: Dakota Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

Saturday, September 7, 2019

9:00 am   Sick Plant Clinic | UC Berkeley Botanical Garden  FREE*
*Garden admission is free only if you're attending the Sick Plant Clinic.
9:00 am   21st Annual Duboce Park Tag Sale | SF  FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for bargains
9:00 am   First Saturdays Free Outdoor Boot Camp | Oakland  FREE
10:00 am   “Healthy Parks Healthy People”: Monthly Nature Walks | Bay Area  FREE
10:00 am   Free Guided Trail & Nature Walk | Golden Gate Park  FREE
All Day   Free Parks Admission Day: Every 1st Saturday | Marin County  FREE
10:00 am   Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours  FREE*
*Reservations are recommended by leaving a message on the Tours’ 24-hour hotline at (510) 238-3234 or via email to aallen@oaklandca.gov
All Day   Bank of America Free Museum Weekend  FREE*
*Free for Bank of America or Merrill Lynch Card Holders. Some venues may be closed on certain days; please confirm directly with participating museums.
All Day   Pub In the Park: Live Music, Local Brews & Lawn Games | Redwood City  FREE
All Day   2019 Muni Heritage Days: Rare Historic Bus Ride Weekend | SF  FREE*
*Although not confirmed yet for 2019, typically there are free rides from museum at 77 Steuart Street on certain vehicles will be operating from 1 PM to 5 PM between the museum and Pier 39. Regular fare applies to all other Muni, Streetcar and Cable Car rides.
12:30 pm   Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands  FREE
1:30 pm   First Caturdays at Dolores Park: Unofficial Social Gathering for Cats | SF  FREE
1:30 pm   First Caturday at Lake Merritt: Outdoor Cat-napping & Socializing | Oakland  FREE
2:00 pm   Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio  FREE
3:00 pm   San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Treasure Island” | Santa Cruz  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
6:30 pm   Spontaneous Storytelling & Free Drinks Night | Oakland  FREE*
*There is a one-drink minimum (doesn't have to be an alcoholic drink, but bring ID, 21+ only.)
7:00 pm   Movies in Creek Park: Star Trek 2 | San Anselmo  FREE
8:00 pm   Sea Chantey Sing Along Aboard Historic Ship | SF  FREE*
*RSVP required 415-561-7171 or peter_kasin@nps.gov, Bring a mug for cider
9:00 pm   Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa  $5
9:07 pm   Free A’s Post-Game Star Wars™ Themed Fireworks Show | Oakland  FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
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