World Premiere: 'Genji'

Presented by Asia Society Texas Center and Houston Ballet at Asia Society Texas Center, Houston TX

Mar 24 - 25 2023
World Premiere: 'Genji'

Courtesy of Asia Society Texas

Join Asia Society Texas for the world premiere of ‘Genji,’ a contemporary retelling of the classic novel ‘The Tale of Genji,’ in a performance about friendship, love, and the dynamics of power and social class in Heian-period Japan.

Genji, the passionate and poetic new ballet by Nao Kusuzaki, is a contemporary retelling of the classic novel The Tale of Genji, about friendship, love, and the dynamics of power and social class in Heian-period Japan. Featuring dancers from the Houston Ballet, sumptuous production design, and original music composed and played live by acclaimed musician Kaoru Watanabe, this is a not-to-be-missed world premiere event.

Genji was commissioned by Asia Society Texas.

Creative Team:

Cast
Ryoto Kato (Genji)
Jindallae Bernard (Rokujyo)
Emma Forrester (Aoi)
Aoi Fujiwara (Fujitsubo)
Yumiko Fukuda

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ADMISSION INFO

Friday (Performance and Reception): $55; Saturday (Performance Only): $45

Contact: (713) 496-9901

Email: txcenter@asiasociety.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Mar 24, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Fri)
  • Mar 25, 2023 at 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Friday, March 24, 2023
7:30 p.m. Performance
Reception to Follow

Saturday, March 25, 2023
7:30 p.m. Performance

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004

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PARKING INFO

Parking:
Asia Society’s parking lot is located directly across the building on Southmore Boulevard. Enter from either Caroline Street or Austin Street.
1-24 hours: $5.00 (credit/debit card only)
Prepaid parking is available to Patrons attending programs. Please see the parking section in our ticketing policies for more information.
The Texas Center is a five-minute walk from the Museum District METRO Rail Station.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Firearms Policy:
Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing

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