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Theatre & Film

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company: “Rome”

So-nasty-it’s-funny world-premiere play explores the depths of human depravity.



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At a hospice-gathering at the end of the world, family and friends gather to bid farewell to a dying man, while airing repulsive fantasies and goading one another's depraved predilections and secrets. Rome is about what happens to the world when the weight of atrocity—both real and psychic—becomes too heavy to bear. It collapses. Mildred's Umbrella artistic director Jennifer Decker directs resident playwright John Harvey's new play in a world-premiere production running through March 22 at Studio 101 (Spring Street Studios). Decker and Harvey spoke with Houston Public Media's Troy Schulze.



Troy Schulze

Troy Schulze

Producer, Houston Matters

Troy Schulze is a producer for Houston Matters. He also produces the podcast Party Politics and the digital video series Skyline Sessions. Schulze has been working as a writer and producer in digital media for over 20 years. He has received three Emmy nominations for his work on the TV...

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