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MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston

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3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
713-521-4533matchouston.org

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Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH) | Photo: 365 Houston

Opened in 2015, the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH) features five stages that host 100 to 329 attendees across various spaces for performing arts productions, gallery exhibitions, rehearsal studios, and more.

Seeing a need to help Houston’s more than 540 cultural arts organizations receive some of the $600 million of annual cultural philanthropy doled out in the city, the nonprofit MATCH theater serves many of the smaller performing arts companies, including Catastrophic Theatre, Obsidian Theater Company, Dirt Dogs Theatre Co., and more. In addition, MATCH plays host to traveling performers, musicians, comedians, and other theater groups. 

Seating arrangements vary based on theater, though Matchbox 4 features the largest seating arrangement and all other theaters have one tier of seating. The informal lobby area is outdoors and provides seating to enjoy beverages and snacks from the concession area near Main Street. 

This popular of Midtown neighborhood also contains plenty to do pre- or post-show with a series of restaurants and bars located within a three block walk of the theater. 

Parking & Getting There

Parking is available in the Mid Main parking garage located across the street (entrance on Travis Street). Street parking in the area is very limited and prone to quickly fill up on performance nights.

The MetroRail provides service along the Red Line at HCC/Ensemble station along Main Street.

Justin Jerkins

Upcoming Events

April 2020
$16

Main Street Theater for Youth presents Charlotte’s Web at MATCH

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, April 26, 2020,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2020-04-19 10:30 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2020-04-19 3:30

Main Street Theater for Youth presents Charlotte’s Web, based on the classic book by E. B. White, at MATCH in Midtown. The plays tells the tender story of a wise and kind spider named Charlotte who devises a plan to save her friend, Wilbur the pig. Charlotte’s Web is the “just about perfect” tale of friendship, love and life. Recommended for pre-kindergarten and up. Children under the age of 3 (including sleeping babies) are not permitted in the theater. Showtimes Sunday,…

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May 2020
$35

American Legends at MATCH

Saturday, May 9, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Apollo Chamber Players presents, American Legends, a commission by the world’s most performed living composer, Pulitzer Prize, and two-time Grammy winner Jennifer Higdon at MATCH. The new string quartet is thematically connected to Higdon’s Grammy-winning opera, Cold Mountain, with a mélange of bluegrass and Appalachian fiddle styles. Trailblazing pianist Lara Downes joins Apollo for the Southwest Premiere of Florence Beatrice Price’s newly discovered Piano Quintet in A Major. Admission Tickets are $35 in advance; $40 at the door; $10 for…

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