Brollies and Bumbershoots

Theatre (devised, adaptation)

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  • Central Hall - Auditorium
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  • Aug 13-14, 16-17
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Suitability: 8+
  • Country: United States
  • Group: American High School Theatre Festival
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  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Brollies and Bumbershoots. Where would Mary Poppins be without her umbrella as a means of transport? For that matter, the umbrella has proven a painter’s muse for centuries, not to mention a weapon adopted by the fair sex to defend themselves from ruffians and hooligans. Whether a sunshade or a parapluie, a royal accessory or a religious symbol, the umbrella has enjoyed a long and distinguished history. Elmwood Theatre’s ensemble reimagines the many uses of the umbrella by bringing to the stage a romping and vibrant work, one that embraces collaborative play through movement, song and text.

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