Mystic Bison FilmsTM
is in post-production of the full-length feature film Don't Help Me (working title). 

Interviews of Mark R. Carter, Ph.D., Barbara A. BrewerMichael Gene Sullivan, and Jean Shelton at Barbara's San Francisco Theatre Scene blog and feed.

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Past Productions:

Edward Albee's

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Murder at the Howard Johnson's**
Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick

Play It Again, Sam**
Woody Allen

Death and the Maiden**
Ariel Dorfman


Recommendations and Reviews

Edward Albee's
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Where Magazine

Murder at the Howard Johnson's - SF Examiner & Independent
& Where Magazine

Play It Again, Sam - SF Examiner & Independent

Death and the Maiden - EastBay Voice

*-Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
**-Produced by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

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Mystic Bison Theatre & DanceTM

The California Premiere of
Ariel Dorfman
Brewer as the Woman, Carter as the Man
(Barbara A. Brewer and Mark R. Carter, Ph.D.  Photography by Michael Sexton)



Barbara A. Brewer                                                 The Woman
Mark R. Carter, Ph.D.                                                  The Man

He was a conqueror, and she was a sorcerer priestess.  He was entranced by her powers.  She loved him for his greatness and became his guide.  Together they made history.  Now, in this nameless, timeless institution, they each must come to terms with who they really are and discover whether love truly is forever and whether it can overcome betrayal, hatred, and even revenge.  (Jason (of the Argonauts) and Medea are implanted in a story reminiscent of part of Dante's Purgatorio and a place resembling a penitentiary, a sanitarium, or the afterlife.)

"... highly recommended ..."- San Francisco Tribune

" intense psychological parable..."- San Francisco Examiner

"I saw this play on Sat, [3/17]. The plot is creative, compelling, and thought-provoking, and it was powerfully acted. Though the title is in [Italian], the performance is in English (so have no fear!). I recommend it highly" - Josie


Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM.  Sharp.  NO LATE SEATING
March 9-31, 2007
April 13-May 5, 2007
(No Show, Saturday April 21)
Previews - March 9-10.  Opening Night Event with Reception - Friday, March 16.
Approximate Running time: 75 minutes. No Intermission.
Gates and Box Office at theatre open at 7:00 PM on nights of the show.

The Next Stage
1620 Gough Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(Between Bush and Pine Streets at the Trinity Episcopal Church)
The entrance is on Gough, North, and left, of the entrance to the church. (This is *NOT* a religious service.  We are *NOT* affiliated with the church.)

Brewer as the Woman and Carter as the Man
(Barbara A. Brewer and Mark R. Carter, Ph.D.  Photography by Michael Sexton)

Special Thanks to
Buckwheat Memorial Trust, Deborah Harper Bono and Girome Bono, Denise Cox Reiss and Michael Reiss, Academy of Business and Computers of George Washington HS.

NOTE: We rent the Next Stage Theatre via Theatre Residencies, Inc.  The Next Stage Theatre, Theatre Residencies Inc., Lewis Campbell, and the Trinity Episcopal Church are entitites separate from Mystic BisonTM.  The Shelton Theater and Theatre Rhinoceros are also separate from Mystic BisonTM.  
Mystic Bison Theatre & DanceTM is the sole producer of all the stage productions listed on this website.

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