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Things Get Real In Tom Miller's Unreal World of UMMU

Michael Bobbitt & Tom Miller; Photo by Michael Bobbitt
Michael Bobbitt & Tom Miller; Photo by Michael Bobbitt

WUFT-FM Morning Edition host Glenn Richards speaks with Gainesville performance artist Tom Miller about his new play, UMMU, directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt and premiering at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre in Gainesville on Friday, May 12th.

About the play: A brilliant artist lost in a world of his own imagination. A brilliant psychologist trapped by his unusual cure. A beautiful woman who may be an angel or an alien, or who may not even exist. This world premiere of a Gainesville play that received its first staged reading last year at Acrosstown, will leave you questioning who you are, where you are and whether, indeed, any of this actually exists.

UMMU runs May 12-28, 2017, Fridays through Saturdays at 8:00 pm, and at 2:00 pm on Sundays at the Acrosstown Repertory Theater (619 South Main Street, Gainesville, in the historic Baird Center).

There will also be a preview performance on Thursday, May 11, at 8:00 pm.

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Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC). His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM. Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator). One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.