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“What We Do in the Shadows”
Presented by Two Star Symphony
An award-winning comic mockumentary about a group of vampire roommates in New Zealand, What We Do in the Shadows uncovers hilarity in the mundane. Viago (Taika Waititi), Deacon (Jonny Brugh), and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement) struggle with the everyday responsibilities of modern life: paying rent, keeping up with the chores, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming conflicts between housemates. Because they are centuries old, the trio remains out of touch with today’s society—until they make some new, younger friends.
About Two Star Symphony
“Houston’s most unusual music ensemble” has developed an enthusiastic following for its inventive presentations of modern instrumental music: all-original compositions in quartet, quintet, and octet configurations. Two Star Symphony members include Chris Bakos, Debra Brown, Bonnie Diggs, John Duboise, Margaret Lejeune, Cathy Power, and Kirk Suddreath.
• “A pitch-perfect spoof of MTV’s The Real World and a sly satire on millennial slackerdom.” —Chicago Reader
• “Shadows takes what could have been a one-joke sketch and turns it into a very funny, and occasionally even touching, take on brotherhood and friendship.” —Fort Worth Star-Telegram