PEOPLE OF COLOR CHRISTMAS: The White Elephant in the Room is a new original, comedic, contemporary Austin Holiday play loosely based on the true-life stories of this quirky and loveable group of diverse friends. Our cast of Latino, Black, and Asian-American actors explore issues of family, love, and relationships in ways we hope audiences will find fun, hilarious, and engaging. Sprinkled throughout the show will be original hip-hop songs, pop a cappella tunes, and fun Christmas outfits. This holiday season, come discover the heartfelt stories these friends reveal and the outrageous white elephant re-gifts they steal when PEOPLE OF COLOR CHRISTMAS makes its world debut this December 16-20, 2015 at Ground Floor Theatre located at 979 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX 78702 (at the corner of Springdale and Airport Blvd).
Featuring performances by Regina Soto, Michelle Alexander, Christine Hoang, Matt Giles, Gene Zhou, Kevin Grant, and Drew Harris. Also featuring original hip-hop music by Bryan King & Kevin Grant, and pop a cappella arrangements by Christine Hoang & Michelle Alexander.
FREE CLOSING NIGHT POST-SHOW EVENTS:
Sunday, Dec 20 at 4:45pm – Talkback with the POC Cast
Sunday, Dec 20 at 6:00pm – Ground Floor Theatre Winter Meet & Greet
BE A PART OF OUR DOCUMENTARY!
Audience members from all six shows are invited to return for the a FREE Talkback with the cast after our closing night show on Sunday, Dec 20 at 4:45pm. We want to hear what you thought of our show, and we will answer any questions you have about our creative process. Our Lonestar Emmy-Award winning filmmaker Christopher Kim will capture this discussion, and you may be included in our documentary on the creative process and the making of People of Color Christmas. Documentary will screen at Ground Floor Theatre in 2016.
GROUND FLOOR THEATRE WINTER MEET & GREET
Following the Talkback, Audience members from all six shows are also invited to attend the Ground Floor Theatre Holiday Meet & Greet on December 20 at 6pm.
Color Arc Productions is proud to present PEOPLE OF COLOR CHRISTMAS as its inaugural production. We are also grateful to have the support of the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, Ground Floor Theatre, and The Creative Fund.
* This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
** This production has also been generously funded by The Creative Fund’s Q Rental Subsidy Grant program. The Creative Fund is a funding mechanism that provides much needed support to local performing artists enabling them to further their creative endeavors.
$15 in advance
$20 at the door
For ticket info, go to groundfloortheatre.org. Advance sales purchased through GFT’s online box office will close 2 hours before each show starts.
2015/12/16 - 2015/12/20
Additional time info:
Doors open 30 minutes before show starts. There will be a 15 minute intermission Closing night post-show talkback at 4:45pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015. Ground Floor Theatre Winter Meet & Greet at 6pm on Sunday, December 20, 2015