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Youth Matinee: The Ensemble Theatre presents I, Barbara Jordan

Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:00 PM


Houston-based The Ensemble Theatre presents this biographical play celebrating the remarkable life and career of the eminent Texas orator, legislator, educator and leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Barbara Jordans' journey, as told by award-winning playwright Celeste Bedford-Walker, is traced from her childhood in Houston's Fifth Ward neighborhood through to her election as the first African-American in the Texas Sentae and the first Southern African-American woman elected to the United States Hosue of Representatives. Recommended for 3rd - 12th grades.   The Carver Community Cultural Center‘s Youth Matinee Series engages children, teachers and families through the performing arts by igniting imaginations and introducing students to the diverse cultures of our global community, these performances open doors to greater knowledge and understanding of our world and fosters a love for the arts and learning. All performances are free and open to the public. Registration required for all guests. Priority reservations for school groups. All matinees begin at 11:00 am and last approximately an hour. FAQs GENERAL INFO Address:  226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78202, between Houston and Commerce Streets. View map TRAIN DELAY ADVISORY:  We strongly advise using Nolan, Iowa or  Montana Streets to get here. Avoid using Commerce, Houston and Pine Streets, all of which have street-level railroad crossings and often have slow-moving or parked trains on the tracks. Many school groups have arrived late to our matinees because of these train crossings. Event Start:  All matinees begin promptly at 11 a.m., lasting approximately 50-60 minutes. Arrivals:  Doors will open for most shows at 10:15 a.m., at which time seating will begin. HELP/CONTACT For questions and assistance with online registration, call the Carver Box Office (210-207-2234) or email education@thecarver.org. REGISTRATION & TICKETING When can I register and how are tickets distributed? We have implemented new registration practices this year. These procedures are intended to give school groups priority access to our matinees and ensure higher attendance at the performances by reducing the number of no-shows. Schools (state-licensed public, charter and private) have priority registration for ticket requests. Registrations for the all matinees will open for schools September 1, 2018.  All School registrations will be reviewed for eligibility. If we determine your request to be ineligible as a School, your registration will be cancelled and we will notify you via email of this action. All other ticket types (homeschool, senior groups, individuals) will become avialableas follows: Events occuring between October - December 2018 will go onsale as of Sept. 19, 2018. Events occurring January - May 2019 will go onsale as of December 1, 2018. Tickets are reserved for all these ticket types, so will be available effective the on-sale date. Available ticket for "all other ticket types" may increase, based upon advance school group registrations. Can I register for multiple events in the series at one time? Schools, yes; other ticket types, no. Schools may register for all of the matinees that are open to registration; however, each matinee requires a separate registration. Other ticket types can only register for a matinee four (4) weeks prior to the matinee's date.  My school group is larger than 100 attendees, but ticket requests are capped at 100. What do we do? You must complete two registration requests.Place your initial request for 100. Later in the registration process you will be asked for the total number of tickets needed for your group, if greater than 100.  Enter the total number of tickets needed in that space. Once you have completed the registration, you will need to place a second registration for the remaining balance of your group. You will need to fill out all the requested information, which is minor inconvenience, but it is efficient in the long run. What if I don't

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