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“For native west Texans”
Review of Summer mummers

Summer mummers
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Summer Mummers is old favorite enjoyed by native west Texans, otherwise most of the jokes will not make sense. If you want a really laid back, popcorn throwing evening this is the place for you. It is an adult show.

Thank Ann S
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

it is not your mothers type of play and the acting is as bad as it gets. that, my friend is the point. great melodrama, cold beer and lots of cheering on the good guys and throwing popcorn. the valdville atmosphere can't be beat for a good time.

Thank aggietraveler1976
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

What a fun evening in store when you see the melodrama. Throw popcorn! Laugh out loud! Watch the crazy people who attend year after year. Don't leave before the olio.

Thank KarenMidland
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

I was expecting a cast of talented individuals enjoying a good old vaudevillian romp. Instead it was crude sophomoric attempt. And what is with the throwing of tons of popcorn at people. Not the people on the stage but people dumping buckets of popcorn on fellow patrons. Not for me.

Thank fenderrocks
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

How do you start. In the dusty streets of an oil boom town sits the beautiful 1929 Vaudeville / Movie theatre " Yucca". Every summer local volunteers have put on an old tyme Melodrama / Olio show to raise money for the local community theatre.
Basically an evening of fun for adults. Starting at 8pm and ending about 11pm. It is truly a full evening of fun. Where you can go and have a beer a bag of popcorn see an old time Melodrama with the Hero his Heroine, the evil Villain and his henchman. Boo the Villain, cheer the Hero and Heroine! Oh my what a night! Sprinkled in the show is a local made movieola, silent and in black and white, that opens and helps carry along the show. With "GASP" a cliffhanger at each intermission. so get another beer and head back to see what happens. After the melodrama another intermission and the fun realy starts with the "OLIO" a series of short 1 to 2 minute funny bits, acts, dancing, singing, some bits go back many years and are crowd favorites, along with new favorites. Each one introduced by a Lovely Card Girl. What makes it so special is just being there. it is the sound of the crowd, the smell of the wonderful popcorn, the excitement is contagious and palpable. The show is recommended for mature audiences. and alcohol is served to those 21 and up. Dress is casual, forget the suit and tie. put on your favorite tshirt, shorts and tennis shoes. Ladies in heels "ferggettaboutit" leave them at home unless you want to wade your manolos and Louboutins through a foot of popcorn. (well you could be into that so go ahead but you were warned) Also any loose jewelry could end up in a foot of popcorn forever. Bottom line bring yourself, comfy cool clothes, at least 20 bucks and some friends and have a great time at Summer Mummers. the show runs each fri and sat night during the summer months from early june to its close the Labor Day holiday weekend! Some things just have to be done live and this is one of them.

Thank Bonesdug1
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