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Learning to Human

written and performed by
Sims Holland

August 1-17, 2024

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Sims Holland fell apart before she came together in this hilarious, heart-felt rollercoaster telling of her journey towards learning to human. Through the chaotic trials of life as an addict to the all thumbs attempt at building a sober life after, this raucous, true story show is speckled with poetry, dotted with dance numbers and doused in honesty. Come along for the ride that is Learning to Human.

A 20-minute excerpt from Learning to Human was one of this year's Best of FronteraFest winners.

“The kids may have Dr. Seuss but grownups need Dr. Sims, whose unique medicine of vulnerable stories, hilarious honesty, and beautiful poems serve to remind us that inside everyone is someone still learning to human.” - actor/writer/solo show performer extraordinaire Dan Prevette

The show runs at 8:00 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, August 1-17, 2024. Tickets range from $25 to $28, with $2 off for seniors, active service members, and ACA/ASF members. Buy tickets online or call 512-479-PLAY (7529).

Hyde Park Theatre is located at 511 W. 43rd Street. Covered off-street parking for the patrons of HPT is available during performances in the lot at 4315 Guadalupe Street, just north of The Parlor. You can drive through the parking lot of the former Parlor, directly across the street from the theater, to reach it. Evening HPT parking also available at the Hyde Park Church of Christ on the northeast corner of 43rd & Avenue B. We are grateful to them both for their generosity.

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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Creative Space Assistance Program Award from the Music and Entertainment Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.This project is also supported by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and by an award from The National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works.

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