Indie/Fringe: Mildred's Umbrella Theatre: Fresh Ink Reading Series

Posted by: mildredsumon 2011/8/13 4:40:00 1098 reads Reading Series: Galaxy Blink
by Francesca Sanders

August 15, 2011 @ 8PM

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company is launching our Fresh Ink Reading Series! Throughout the years 2009 and 2010, dozens of new playwrights have submitted their original scripts to Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company. Due to our small budget, and the long list of projects we’ve wanted to bring to Houston audiences, we haven’t been able to produce as many of these fabulous plays as we would like, but we have narrowed the scripts down to four new plays that fit the edginess of Mildred’s Umbrella’s unique aesthetic...

Any of these plays would be a treat for Houston audiences, but we can only produce one of them. We plan to let our audience help us decide.

The readings will take place in August 2011, October 2011, January 2012 and April 2012 with talkbacks after each reading with the director, cast and playwright. From the readings and feedback, a play will be chosen for a world premiere production in the 2012-2013 season.

The first play, Galaxy Blink, by Oregon’s Francesca Sanders, in collaboration with Wordsmyth Theatre will take place August 15, 2011 at 8pm at Spacetaker’s Winter Street gallery. The admission is pay as you like. Seating is extremely limited, so please email us to hold a seat, or show up at least 10 minutes before 8pm to ensure seating. The reading will be directed by Mildred’s Umbrella’s artistic director, Jennifer Decker and will feature Jon Harvey, Rod Todd and Michelle Edwards.

Spacetaker: 2101 Winter Street, Houston TX , 77007

WHEN: August 15, 2011 at 8pm

MORE INFO:, or (832) 463-0409

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