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Events on Saturday, February 17, 2018

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Saturday, February 17 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Catastrophic Theatre - Leap and the Net Will Appear

World Premiere

Margie was raised to be a good girl, but Margie has a secret: she wants to be a lion. LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR traces one woman’s highly theatrical, time-hopping search for adventure, for love, and for her true self. Packed with wildly eccentric family members and unpredictable lovers, Margie’s journey is at turns uproariously funny and probingly melancholic. Two time Obie Award-winning playwright and director Craig Lucas says of LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR: “No one else is doing what Chana Porter is doing—unhinging logic and time from their outward solidity, revealing enduring landscapes within the scenes resembling life but doing it one better each time.”Read more

Saturday, February 17 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Apollo Chamber Players - 2017-2018

World Premier Commission by Virko Baley

An evening of Ukrainian melodies, featuring a new commission by Grammy-winning Ukrainian composer-conductor Virko Baley. Lauded Ukrainian-American pianist PAVEL GINTOV and violinist OLEG SULYGA join as guest artists, and University of Houston musicologist HOWARD POLLACK presents a pre-concert talk.Read more