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    Tom is a young rising political star, a moderate Republican senator. He is approached by Matt, an old family friend who works for a right-wing presidential candidate. The offer is made:...
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    Director Matt Huff wasn’t looking for swimmers when he cast Pollywog, but he got them. “The play is about swimming, and…I was originally planning to have a swim coach...
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    In Keian McKee's new play Pollywog, the lead character is a woman named Polly. About to go on her first ocean swim, she has her mother's ashes with her. As a child, Polly was being taught...
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    After a successful Houston run in June 2012 that made L. Robert Westeen a finalist for the Best Playwright award at the 2012 Houston Theater Awards, Cocaine and Ethel Merman: The New Homo...
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    Alan Ball’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress is the next installment in Mildred’s Umbrella’s Women’s Project. The dark comedy follows five bridesmaids, all wearing...
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    In Suzanne Bradbeer’s The Sleeping Girl, Susan Draper plays Rita Faye Pruitte, who’s relocated from Florida to New York City under mysterious circumstances. Draper tells us,...
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    The Winter's Tale has been postponed one week and will now start on May 8. A king misunderstands a meeting between his pregnant wife and his longtime friend and fellow king. He thinks she...
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    The Houston-­based Shunya Theatre promotes the arts of South Asia, chiefly by producing in English plays that arerelevant to that culture. Its latest offering is the Texas premiere of...
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    Director Jennifer Decker calls John Harvey’s new play, Rome, “a black experimental comedy.” Making its world premiere here, Rome follows a group of people as they wait for...
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    A World War II foot soldier comes home to a working-class town in Pennsylvania and doesn’t feel like he belongs anymore. That’s the premise of Odyssey’s End, a special...
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    Looking for sexy, sensual Valentine's Day fun for Friday? It doesn't get any sexier than VauLt Houston's 3rd Annual Valentine's Day Burlesque Show. Now in its third year, the show features...
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    One is the story of a no-name criminal who is hiding out not only from two different crime bosses but from charges of kidnapping and murder as well. The spotlight is on actor Santry Rush in...
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    Roads are closed, school is canceled and everybody is getting ready for another day -- and night -- of freezing weather. Theaters, museums and local production companies are doing the same...
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    One is the story of a no-name criminal who is hiding out not only from two different crime bosses but from charges of kidnapping and murder as well. The spotlight is on actor Santry Rush in...
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    The set-up: "Carpe Diem" is Latin for "Seize the Day", which could be the motif of Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company, as it produces 20 short plays, each one to appear for just three...
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    People often have strange reactions when they’re standing next to someone’s deathbed. In Diana Amsterdam’s Carnival ’Round the Central Figure, making its Houston...
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    It was 75 years ago this October 30 that the young (and surprisingly baby-faced) actor/director Orson Welles caused panic across America with the radio broadcast of H. G. Wells' The War of...
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    The set-up: Being a 13-year old girl is so miserable! The raging hormones, the mounting angst, not to mention those growing body parts causing utter confusion both physically and...
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    raThe set-up: Once again we are in a British country manor home, this one remote, as a mystery is probed by a police inspector, interrogating the five women in the all-female household of...
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    Houston Ballet's principal dancer Amy Fote is hanging up her toeshoes, and on Friday, to mark the occasion, the company is dedicating their ninth annual Jubilee of Dance: A Tribute to Amy...
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    The setup: What other theater troupe in town has a more appropriate name to produce Annie Baker's neo-feminist, warm, perceptive comedy Body Awareness than Stark Naked Theatre Company? What...
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    See our review of Museum of Dysfunction V: a Showcase of Shorts -- Group one. The setup: The actors and director are locals, but the playwrights can come from anywhere in this program...
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    The set-up: After its mesmerizing former production of Jean-Paul Sartre's No Exit, the young Bit of a Stretch Theatre Co. hits another home run with Michael John LaChiusa's thoroughly...
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    Former Houston Chronicle assistant managing editor for international coverage turned playwright Fernando Dovalina focuses on the aftermath of one of the most devastating natural disasters...
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    Actor Philip Lehl says, ''It's one of those challenges that any actor can measure themselves by. It's a great play and if you can do it well, then you've done something.'' What he's talking...
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    The biting satire Kimberly Akimbo makes its Houston premiere in a production by Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company. Directed by Ron Jones, Kimberly is a dark comedy about a teenaged girl who...
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    In Body Awareness, a lesbian couple, raising a son who may or may not have Asperger’s syndrome, see their home life upended with the arrival of a guest photographer during a special...
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    Classical Theatre Company begins its 2012-2013 season with a production of Miss Julie, a landmark play by August Strindberg. This year marks the centennial of the acclaimed Swedish...
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    “This might be the last year for Museum of Dysfunction,” Jennifer Decker, managing artistic director of Mildred’s Umbrella Company, tells us somberly. “It’s a...
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    Hunting for love is the focus of Large Animal Games by playwright Steve Yockey. The dark comedy is set in a lingerie shop, where a wise clerk helps customers find what they need, not only in...
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    The setup: The international comedic triumph Art, by Yasmina Reza, returns to Houston, as the long-standing friendship of three males is threatened by the purchase of a large, expensive,...
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    For the past year, Mildred's Umbrella theater company has workshopped new plays before an open audience for their Fresh Ink Reading Series. They solicited the works in hopes of finding a...
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    In Dead Man's Cell Phone, a woman at a cafe rises to answer a cell phone when its owner does not, only to discover that the man has died. She answers the phone anyway, and thus becomes...
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    The setup: "Two couples. Four best friends. One divorce." Sounds like an ad for a chick flick. Hey, wait a minute, it was -- a 2001 TV movie starring Dennis Quaid and Andie MacDowell. The...
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    When couples break up, there’s a lot of pain to go around — and that’s just the beginning of the troubles they face in Donald Margulies’s 2000 Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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    What are you doing tonight? Nothing? Great. Grab your theater hat and head over to the Spring Street Studios for Mildred's Umbrella's staged theater reading series "Fresh Ink" -- in their...
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    Composer (and occasional Houston Press contributor) Chris Becker and bassist Thomas Helton will provide improvised music for a group of silent films during an event titled, appropriately...
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