An incomplete archive of theatre, film, music, and tv productions

featuring the work of 
Velina Brown and Michael Gene Sullivan

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Those Who Came After

Songs of Resistance from the Spanish Civil War

Barbez, with Velina Brown 

Now available on iTunes!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Various theaters:

George Orwell's 1984 
(written by Michael)


 

San Francisco Mime Troupe:

TREASURE ISLAND

(performed by Michael)

 

SEEING RED

(performed by Michael)

WALLS

(written by Michael

performed by Velina)

 

SCHOOLED

(written, directed by MIchael

performed by Velina)

 

FREEDOMLAND 
(written, performed by Michael)

 

RIPPLE EFFECT 
(written by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

OIL AND WATER 
(performed by Velina)

 

FOR THE GREATER GOOD, or THE LAST ELECTION 
(written, directed by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

2012: THE MUSICAL! 
(written, performed by Michael)

 

POSIBILIDAD, or DEATH OF THE WORKER 
(written by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

TOO BIG TO FAIL 
(written by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

RED STATE 
(written, directed bu Michael

performed by Velina)

 

MAKING A KILLING 
(written, co-directed by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

GODFELLAS
(written by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

DOING GOOD

(performed by Michael)

 

SHOWDOWN AT CRAWFORD GULCH
(written by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

VERONIQUE OF THE MOUNTIES
(written, directed by Michael

performed by Velina)

 

MR. SMITH GOES TO OBSCURISTAN
(co-written, co-directed by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

1600 TRANSYLVANIA AVENUE
(written, directed by Michael

performed by Velina)

 

EATING IT
(co-written by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

CITY FOR SALE

(performed by Velina)

 

DAMAGED CARE

(performed by Velina and Michael)

 

KILLING TIME
(directed by Michael

performed by Velina)

 

SOUL-SUCKERS FROM OUTER SPACE
(written by Michael

performed by Velina and Michael)

 

ESCAPE TO CYBERIA
(co-written by Michael

performed by Velina and MIchael)

 

COAST CITY CONFIDENTIAL
(directed by Michael

performed by Velina)

 

GOTTA GET A LIFE

(performed by Velina and Michael)

 

OFFSHORE
(co-written, performed by Michael)

 

I AIN'T YO' UNCLE
(directed, performed by Michael)

 

SOCIAL WORK
(co-written, performed by Michael)

 

KNOCKED UP!
(directed by Michael

performed by Velina)

 

BACK TO NORMAL

(performed by Michael)

 

RATS

(performed by Michael)

 

SEEING DOUBLE

(performed by Michael)

 

RIPPED VAN WINKLE

(performed by Michael)

 

American Conservatory Theatre:

 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2005, adapted by Carey Perloff, Paul Walsh)

(Velina)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1996, '97, '98, '00, adapted by Laird Williamson, Dennis Powers)

(Velina and Michael)

MACHINAL

(Velina and Michael)

INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY

(Velina)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

(Velina)

FIRST PICTURE SHOW

(Michael)

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM

(Velina)

PECONG

(Michael)

RIGHT MIND

(Velina)

California Shakespeare Theatre:

BLACK ODYSSEY

(Michael and Velina)

SF Playhouse:

GROUNDHOG DAY

(performed by Michael)

 

SHE LOVES ME

(Michael)

 

STAGE KISS

(Michael)

 

DOGFIGHT 

(Michael)

COMPANY 

(Velina)

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE 

(Velina)

New Conservatory Theatre:

MOTHERS AND SONS

(Velina)

LEAVING THE BLUES

(Michael)

Center Repertory Theatre:

CLYBOURNE PARK

(Velina)

 

Lilith Theatre

HICK

(directed by Velina)

WAITING FOR THE PODIATRIST

(directed by Velina)

CRACKPOT CRONES

(directed by Velina)

Symmetry Theatre:

CARNIVAL 'ROUND THE CENTRAL FIGURE

(Velina and Michael)

 

Central Works:

THE GRAND INQUISITOR

(Michael)

 

RECIPE
(written by Michael

performed by Velina)


 

 

Open Door Theatre (Sheffield, England):

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
(written by MIchael)

THEATREFIRST:

THE LAST SERMON OF SISTER IMANI

(directed by Michael)

 

Theatreworks:

 

TUCK EVERLASTING

(Michael)

 

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS

(Michael)

 

CYRANO

(Michael)

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

(Michael)

 

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

(Michael)

33 VARIATIONS

(Michael)

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

(Michael)

TWELFTH NIGHT

(Michael)

VIOLET

(Michael)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

(Michael)

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

(Velina)

TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

(Michael)

Shotgun Players:

ROAD TO HADES

(Velina)

 

African American Shakespeare Company:

The COLORED MUSEUM

(co-directed by Velina, Michael, L. Peter Callendar and Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe )

 

THE TEMPEST

(Michael)

 

JULIUS CAESAR
(directed by Michael) 

 

CINDERELLA
(directed by Velina) 

 

Aurora Theatre:

WIDOWERS' HOUSES

(Michael)

 

SATELLITES

(Michael)

 

Brava Theater Center:

STARDUST AND EMPTY WAGONS: STORIES FROM THE KATRINA DIASPORA

(Velina)

The Denver Center Theatre Company:

JOHN BROWN'S BODY

(Velina and Michael)

Theatre Rhino:

THE ANARCHIST

(Velina)

 

A LADY AND A WOMAN

(Velina)

 

 

Lorraine Hansberry Theatre:

THE AMEN CORNER

(Velina)

 

SARITA

(Velina)

 

SERVANT OF THE PEOPLE: THE RISE AND FALL OF HUEY P. NEWTON

(Michael)

EROTIC JUSTICE

(Michael)

THE COLORED MUSEUM (with The Eureka Theater)

(Velina)

ENDANGERED SPECIES

(Michael)

 

THE RIVER NIGER

(Michael)

 

AIR GUITAR

(Velina and Michael)

 

L.B.J.

(Michael)

 

IN THE HOUSE OF BLUES

(Velina)


Marin Theatre Company:

JAZZ

(Michael)

 

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

(Michael)

 

San Francisco Shakepeare Festival:

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

(Michael)

 

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

(Michael)

 

AS YOU LIKE IT

(Michael)

 

ROMEO AND JULIET

(Michael)

 

THE TEMPEST

(Michael)

 

JULIUS CAESAR
(School tour - directed by Michael)

 

Cal State East Bay:

Lysistrata

(directed by Velina)

 

Berkeley Shakespeare Festival:

HENRY V

(Michael)


Berkeley Repertory Theatre:

THE PEOPLE'S TEMPLE

(Velina)

GOOD PERSON OF SZECHUAN

(Michael)


Circus Finelli:

SLAPSTICK SLAVIC CABARET
(directed by Michael)

 

FRAU BACHFEIFENGESICHT'S SPECTACLE OF PERFECTION
(directed by Michael)

 

 

Eureka Theatre:

THE COLORED MUSEUM (with The Lorraine Hansberry Theater)

(Velina)

 

ROOTS IN WATER

(Michael)

 

YOU CAN LEAD A HORSE TO WATER (with the Julian Theatre)

(Velina and Michael)

 

DID ANYONE EVER TELL YOU - YOU LOOK LIKE HUEY P. NEWTON?
(written performed by Michael

directed by Velina)

 

 

Magic Theatre:

SWEETEST SWING IN BASEBALL

(Velina)

 

DRIFTING ELEGANT

(Michael)

 

 

Oakland Ensemble Theater:

EYEWITNESS

(Velina)

OPEN ADMISSIONS

(Michael)

 

Citiarts:

A... MY NAME IS ALICE

(Velina)

 

A... MY NAME IS STILL ALICE

(Velina)

 

CLOSER THAN EVER

(Velina)

 

 

Thick Description:

ELECTRA

(Velina)

IPHIGENIA

(Velina)

TINY DIMES

(Velina)


Word For Word:

ALL AUNT HAGAR'S CHILDREN

(Velina)

 

THE BLUES I'M PLAYING

(Velina)

 

SCATTERING POEMS THROUGH THE NIGHT

(Michael)

 

THE ELEPHANT'S CHILD
(directed by Velina)

 

JOHN HENRY
(directed by Velina)


Oregon Caberet Theater: 

A... MY NAME IS ALICE

ONE FOR MY BABY

(Velina)


Educational Theater


Pacific Poetry Ensemble:

PIRHANNA IN THE SAUNA

(Michael)


San Jose Repertory Theatre:

REMEMBER OR REPEAT

(Michael)

 

A MORE PERFECT UNION

(Michael)


Kaiser Permenente Educational Program:

PROFESSOR BODYWISE'S TRAVELING MENAGERIE

(Velina and Michael)

 

NIGHTMARE ON PUBERTY STREET

(Velina)

         ~ Velina ~

Kiss the Cook...and the Farmer, too

Milk

Maladaptive

Bee Season

Imposing Belieifs

Call Home, Bear Mother

Ed TV

Sneakers

Road to Valhalla

Nine Months

Metro

Mad City

Shaunghessy

Nash Bridges

Under Wraps

Party of Five

~ Unless otherwise noted the following shows were performed by ~

Film/TV

~ Michael ~          

         

On-camera host, KQED

Gardens of Stone

Hiro and Co.

'68, The Movie

Dumbarton Bridge

Call Home, Bear Mother

Nash Bridges

Pirannha in the Sauna

Midnight Caller

Open Admissions

Music

Theatre