David Valdes Greenwood’s play The Mermaid Hour continues through April 14 at Milagro Theatre, 525 SE Stark St. See the story of Violet, an impulsive and radiant 12 year-old transgender girl whose search for acceptance puts her parents’ love to the ultimate test.

A fast-paced comedy that tackles real-world challenges through the lens of the modern all-American family, the story approaches sensitive subjects with humor, compassion and love.

Milagro is one of four theatres producing The Mermaid Hour as part of the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.

Adult tickets in advance start at $27 with discounts available for seniors, students, veterans, and groups. The box office phone is 503.236.7253  See milagro.org for more.