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    Fireflies

    In Donja R. Love's new play set in the Jim Crow South, Olivia and Charles’ marriage is threatened when four little girls are bombed in a church and that tragedy and years of civil unrest leave Olivia believing that “this world ain’t no place to raise a colored child.” Directed by Tarik Daniels for Whatsinthemirror?
    Aug. 14-18. Wed.-Fri., 8pm; Sat.-Sun., 4 & 8pm. $15.  
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    Ann

    This is an intimate portrait of Ann Richards, the legendary late governor of Texas, bringing audiences face to face with a complex, colorful, and captivating character bigger than the state from which she hailed. Written (and originally performed) by Holland Taylor, Ann takes a revealing look at the impassioned woman who enriched the lives of her followers, friends, and family. The lady's played by the talented Libby Villari in this show, directed by the original Broadway helmsman, Benjamin Endsley Klein. And now, here's our review of the show.
    Through Sept. 8. Wed.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2:30 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $25-85.  
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    Circus Chickendog: The Wizard of Dogz

    How many amazements in just 60 minutes? Join your host and canine-savvy jester Darren Peterson for this delightful spectacle of five circus dogs, a singing scarlet macaw, and one human. Featuring juggling, unicycling, Rola-Bola, yo-yo tricks, and other such antics – all in the air-conditioned afternoon!
    Through Aug. 16. Mon.-Thu, 1pm; Fri., 2pm. $10-15.  
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    War Remains

    In which podcast legend Dan Carlin uses the power of virtual reality to transport audiences to one of the most extreme battlefields in history: the Western Front of the First World War. "Physical and virtual elements combine to create a visceral, realistic simulation far more immersive than a film or video game." Note: Only one participant will enter at a time and there is no late admission; runtime is 12 minutes.
    Through Sept. 1. $40 (registration required).  
    500 E. Fifth

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