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Events on Friday, March 6, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020

Friday, March 6 at 7:30 PM

7:30 PM
Thunderclap - From White Plains

A John Kellett Memorial Series Production

In this New York Times critics pick, Dennis Sullivan wins an Academy Award for his screenplay based on the true story of his high school friend who was driven to suicide after being bullied for being gay. He names the real-life bully on national television in his acceptance speech: Ethan Rice. Dennis’ accusation and the viral internet feud between Dennis and Ethan that follows leads to chaos in both of their lives, as their feud becomes obsessive and destructive, leaving them to wonder if we can ever really leave the past behind us.Read more

Friday, March 6 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Society for IndoAmerican Arts - Three Generations of the World of Percussion

Vikku Vinayakram, the grandfather, V. Selvaganesh, the son, and S. Selvaganesh, the grandson, represent three generations of percussion, each having made his own mark on the world map. In a rare performance they come together to enthrall you with the magic of the world of percussion!

The band PANCHAKSHARA features Vikku Vinayakram on ghatam, Selvaganesh on hybrid drums, Swaminathan on kanjeera and konakkol, Umashankar on ghatam, and Ganesan on morsing.Read more

Friday, March 6 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Dirt Dogs Theatre - The Dead Eye Boy

BY ANGUS MACLACHLAN, DIRECTED BY BONNIE HEWETT, REGIONAL PREMIERE

Shirley-Diane sees her teenage son, Soren, as a painful reminder of her past. Her ex-con boyfriend, Billy, sees Soren as a reflection of his own childhood. As Billy tries to help the troubled boy, the dysfunction of hard-core addiction and manipulation blur the lines of control and love between the three. The Dead Eye Boy playwright, Angus MacLachlan is the award-winning of screenwriter of the critically acclaimed film Junebug .Read more

Friday, March 6 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Catastrophic Theatre - Fefu and Her Friends

by Maria Irene Fornes

A signature work of feminist theatre by a giant of the avant-garde. Set in the 1930s, a group of eight women gather at the country home of their brilliant and eccentric friend, Fefu. As multiple conflicts unfold between the old friends, the women struggle to define who they are and what it means to be a woman in a patriarchal society. Though written in the 1970s, FEFU AND HER FRIENDS raises questions and anxieties around gender and identity that endure today. The play features an all-female cast of Houston’s most powerful actors.Read more