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Mildred's Umbrella Theatre: Fresh Ink Reading Series

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...
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Bobbindoctrin invites you to the 6th Annual Puppet Festival

Bobbindoctrin's 6th Annual Puppet Festival
Thursday through Saturday, January 7 - 9, 2010 at 8PM
All evening shows $10

Sunday January 10 is FAMBLY DAY and begins 4PM
"Fambly Day" admission is pay-what-you-will.

At Midtown Arts Center..

In their ongoing effort to introduce artists and audiences alike to the most daring contemporary puppetry for adults, Bobbindoctrin is proud to present its Sixth Annual Puppet Festival! This year, Bobbindoctrin company members and local artists will present new live works of puppetry, along with short films from national and international puppetry artists, distributed by Heather Henson's Handmade Puppet Dreams...
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Divergence Vocal Theater Presents: Autumn Spectre

Divergence Vocal Theater Presents: Autumn Spectre
Oct 2nd -3rd

An ethereal October eve of contemporary art song in English, piano & harp works, with sitar music, film, butoh inspired dance, & shadow play. Music of Dominick Argento, Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, Jake Heggie, Benjamin Britten, and more...

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BooTown:Grown-Up Storytime 11

BooTown announces its eleventh installment of the Grown-up Storytime series!

Tonight at 10pm @ Rudyards
Here's how it works: You send us your stories, we choose the most awesomest, and then we hand them over to the readers. They can read it, chop it, add to it, sing it, act it, screw it, play it. You might hear your story.
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Mildred's Umbrella at the Houston Fringe Festival

A skeptical convenience store clerk is forever changed after an encounter with an elderly lady customer who remembers her past lives and is convinced that she can manipulate the hands of fate to make her next life exactly the life she has yearned for .

August 22 and 23 at 8pm, Frenetic Theatre.

This 25 minute, original piece is part of the 'Houston Fringe Festival' hosted by TheatreLab and Frenetic Theatre.
The ticket cost is $10 for 1/2 evening (1 1/2 hours) and $16 for an entire evening. THe festival runs August 15-31 at Frenetic Theatre, 5102 Navigation.

For more information or reservations:
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Mildreds Umbrella/Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre- Rot- the Tour 2008

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..
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