Cancellation of all remaining performances of The Waiting Room

In light of the ongoing weather catastrophe, we are cancelling all remaining performances of The Waiting Room this week. We are looking into rescheduling in October 2017.

If you have tickets please contact the MATCH at boxoffice@matchouston.org or 713-521-4533 or just reply to the confirmation email you received from the MATCH. Leave a message if you get the MATCH voicemail.

The Waiting Room Weather Update

The Waiting Room will still have its opening night performance TONIGHT on Friday 8/25/17. Because of the incoming hurricane we have cancelled our Saturday 8/26/17 and Sunday 8/27/17 performances. If you have tickets for one of these performance, or if you need to change your tickets because of the weather please contact the MATCH at boxoffice@matchouston.org or 713-521-4533 or just reply to the confirmation email you received from the MATCH. Leave a message if you get the MATCH voicemail.

If you want to see the production, please come out tonight!

Film Casting Call

Roshan Murthy is a graduate student at UT Austin and is looking to cast the following roles in his thesis film. Please email him if you are interested. His email address is rmurthy2@gmail.com.

Yaksha Bhatt

Shunya Theatre

 MOTHER

(Female. South Asian. Age Range mid-late 30’s) Stricken with acute myelogenous leukemia in her mid-thirties, she struggles to go through treatment while still being able to care for her six year old child before eventually succumbing to the disease.

PROTAGONIST AS A YOUNG BOY

(Male. South Asian. 5-9 years old) A fascination with technology and biology due to his mother’s illness lead him to double major in biology and electrical engineering. The protagonist ends up working as a bioengineer for GE in Milwaukee when he stumbles upon a way to possibly bring back his mother using pre-existing data.

Remembered, Regained: Immigrant Arts of Houston

From the Houston Arts Alliance:

Remembered, Regained: Immigrant Arts of Houston, the Houston Arts Alliance Folklife + Traditional Art program’s celebration of the rich musical, visual and oral traditions of Houston’s diverse cultural communities, continues with Sharing the Immigrant Advantage: Lectures and Workshops. Join us as we explore the immigrant experience in Houston. The following events are free and open to the public*.

6:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 13,

Houston Museum of African American Culture, 4807 Caroline Street

6:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 27

Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd.

3 p.m., Sat., March 2

Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz Street

Seating needs to be reserved from Angel@haatx.com.

Houston Arts Alliance: Voices of the Spirit

Via the Houston Arts Alliance:

VOICES OF THE SPIRIT

A concert celebrating devotional music from the city’s diverse immigrant communities. Styles include Sikh Kirtans, Sufi Songs, Nigerian Praise, Vietnamese Choral Music and Carnatic Ragas.

Presented by Houston Arts Alliance Folklife + Traditional Arts Program in partnership with Asia Society Texas Center & VOX Culture

7:30 p.m., Saturday, 19 January 3 p.m., Sunday, 20 January

Asia Society Texas Center 1370 Southmore Blvd.

FREE with a reservation. For reservations, email Sarah Hua at shua@asiasociety.org.

Houston Arts Alliance’s Folklife + Traditional Arts Program will present two performances of sacred music from Houston’s Sufi, Sikh, Nigerian and Vietnamese faith communities. Both performances feature the same program. RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY.
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