Celebrate local resilience at Theater District Houston’s free Houston Strong benefit

Allison Miller and artists of Houston Ballet dance to Symphony in C, choreographed by George Balanchine | Photo: Amitava Sarkar

See Houston’s brightest talents take to the stage as Theater District Houston presents the free Houston Strong: A Theater District Benefit Honoring Local Heroes at Miller Outdoor Theatre on Wednesday evening, September 27, 2017.

The free benefit includes performances by seven of the Theater District’s resident companies — Alley Theatre, Da Camera of Houston, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Society for the Performing Arts, and Theatre Under The Stars.

Performances will include George Balanchine’s Symphony in C, performed by the Houston Ballet; a special appearance by Houston native Jason Moran, presented by Da Camera; a performance of “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide, presented by Houston Grand Opera; and more.

“Not a single theater in Houston’s Theater District was untouched by Harvey’s floodwaters,” said Kathryn McNiel, CEO of Theater District Houston.

“In the face of this adversity,” continued McNiel, the resident companies are coming together to celebrate the resilience of the city and its performing arts scene, and to honor community heroes that emerged in the storm.”

Donations & Harvey Relief

Although the performance is completely free, donations to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund will be accepted on-site during the event. Theater District Supporters and others can also provide support by donating online or texting HARVEY2017 to 91999.

Contributions are tax-deductible and will go toward relief for victims affected by the recent floods.

About Theater District Houston

Houston’s Theater District is an impressive cultural and entertainment center nestled in Downtown. The District features world-renowned resident companies performing all of the major performing arts disciplines — opera, ballet, music, and theater — a distinction that only five American cities can claim.

Together with many smaller organizations, the resident companies perform in five venues: Alley Theatre, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Revention Music Center, and Wortham Theater Center.

Houston Strong: A Theater District Benefit Honoring Local Heroes at Miller Outdoor Theatre

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