A World Premiere
A WORLD PREMIERE
March 18th - April 10th
New play by Hortense Gerardo
Commissioned by The Umbrella
Directed by Michelle Aguillon
Presented on the Black Box Stage
Local playwright Hortense Gerardo (Incantation) will create a brand new play specifically for The Umbrella Stage Company season. Stay tuned throughout the year for more information, sneak peeks, and special events leading up to this world premiere event.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Umbrella Stage Company is pleased to present a October 30 special program exploring the Filipino American Experience through the dramatic writing and production process as part of the 2021 Concord Festival Authors. An interactive discussion with playwright Hortense Gerardo, director Michelle Aguillon, and actor Jude Torres will present a scene of an original play examining what it means to be a Filipino American in relation to the American Dream through the lens of a Filipino family in the suburbs of Cleveland. The event will include a short scene-in-progress from the commissioned World Premiere!
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: For admission into the theatre, all event attendees (of all ages) MUST provide proof of full vaccination by showing an original vaccination card, a photo of the card, or a digital vaccine record. Anyone exempt from/ineligible to receive the vaccine or unable to verify vaccination status must present proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours of the time of entry OR a rapid test administered by a healthcare professional within 24 hours of the time of entry (self-administered at-home tests will not be accepted). Regardless of vaccine status, ALL patrons must wear a properly fitted CDC-approved face mask inside the building. The Umbrella will operate at limited capacity with distanced seating. We reserve the right to reseat patrons as needed in accordance with our COVID protocols. All tickets will be held at the box office to ensure the safest, most accurate experience for all patrons. These policies are in effect as of September 23, 2021 and are subject to change.