Indie/Fringe: Mildreds Umbrella/Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre- Rot- the Tour 2008

Posted by: mildredsumon 2008/1/6 17:00:00 2942 reads Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company and Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre Present:
by John Harvey
Diverse Works:January 17, 18 and 19 and
Austin TX- February 1 and 2, 2008-
Super Happy Funland February 15th and 16th.
February 29. March 1, 2008-
University of Houston- Quintero Theatre

March 14th and 15th -
Strand Theatre -Galveston

Houston, Tx-Rot won ‘Best Original Show’ in The Houston Press in 2007 when the two companies collaborated on its premier in 2007. Now, for all of you unfortunate souls who missed it the first time, we are doing a remount of the production for our “Rotten to the Core” tour, beginning at Diverseworks January 17, 18 and 19, 2008, and traveling to other Texas Cities in February and March, such as Rude Mechanicals in Austin, and The Strand Theatre in Galveston..

What is Rot? A by Mildred’s Umbrella resident playwright John Harvey. What is Rot? A collaboration between two of Houston’s premier theater companies. What is Rot? A husband dying of the plague. What is Rot? A daughter who, after setting the world on fire and destroying the sun, comes home to find out what happened to her dog. What is Rot? Two gentlemen sitting in the front parlor in their underwear. What is Rot? Puppets in the furniture remembering what the family would like to forget. What is Rot? A happy death.

Featuring Jennifer Decker, Eric Doss and Patricia Duran, Joel Orr, Troy Schulze and Karen Schlag, Rot will entertain, unsettle and infect the dreams of Houston theatre-goers.

The production will also feature an original score by University of Houston Honors College student Meghan Hendley.

The show will premier at DiverseWorks, January 17, 18 and 19, 2008 at 8pm.

Who: Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company and Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre.

What: Rot, by John Harvey
January 17, 18, 19, 2008 at 8pm.
Price: $13.00

For further information or reservations to this show, call 832-418-0973 or email More information is on the web: and .

Other Texas Tour Dates
February 1 and 2, 2008- Rude Mechanical's Off Center Space, Austin, TX

March 14 and 15, 2008- Strand Theatre, Galveston, TX.

Other locations- TBA

Tickets may be purchased via paypal at or paid by cash or check at the door. Reservations recommended as seating is limited.