Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of POLLYWOG, 7/31

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Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of POLLYWOG, 7/31

Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Company proudly presents the world premiere of POLLYWOG by Keian McKee, July 31-August 16, 2014 at Studio 101, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007. The Show will be directed by Matt Huff and will feature well-known Houston actors, James Belcher, Celeste Roberts, Courtney Lomelo, Jason Duga and Autumn Clack.

Synopsis: At sunrise, Polly wades alone into the spring waters of the Atlantic to begin her first ocean swim. In a small container secured to her body are her mother Jule's ashes. This is no contest for fame or glory. Rather, Polly is seeking a genuine conclusion to swimming lessons prematurely halted at age nine when Jule suffered a stroke and Polly's childhood effectively ended. Although physically alone on her journey, she carries within herself, and ultimately confronts, the main characters of her life: Jule, before and after her stroke; Esther and Johnny, Hollywood swim idols and Polly's imaginary helpmates in Jule's care; and her father Mort, a former sailor turned cemetery salesman.

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WHO: Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company

WHAT: POLLYWOG

WHERE: Studio 101, 1824 Spring Street, Houston TX 77007

WHEN: July 31-August 16, 2014 (Thurs-Sat and Mondays). All shows at 8pm.

PRICE- $20 general admission/ $12 Students and Seniors.. Mondays are 'Pay as you Can'

MORE INFO/RESERVATIONS: www.mildredsumbrella.com, info@mildredsumbrella.com or (832) 463-0409

This show is made possible by grants from the Houston Arts Alliance and by the Dolly I. Males Foundation.

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