THE THEATER DISTRICT is an impressive cultural and entertainment center. The district features nine renowned performing arts organizations, and many smaller ones, in four venues – Jones Hall, Wortham Theater Center, Alley Theatre and Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.

You’ll also find Bayou Place which includes the Sundance Cinema, Bayou Music Center and a variety of restaurants and clubs and family-favorite Landry’s Downtown Aquarium which is just a short walk away from the major theaters.


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Hallie Foote as Sybil Borden and Betty Buckley as Gertrude Hayhurst Sylvester Ratliff in the Signature Theatre production of Horton Foote’s The Old Friends are reprising their roles in the Alley Theatre’s current production. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Alley Theatre
Oct. 3 - Nov. 2, 2014
Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley’s production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller. For Ticket Info »

Houston Ballet
Swan Lake

June 5-15
Set to the hauntingly beautiful Tchaikovsky score, Swan Lake tells the classic tale of Odette - a beautiful maiden transformed into a swan.

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Da Camera
Birth of the String Quartet with St Lawrence | Sept 27
Chick Corea: Solo Piano | Oct 10

Haydn Discovery and Beethoven. The legendary jazz pianist and 20-time Grammy Award winner

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Houston Grand Opera
2014-2015 Season
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Houston Symphony
Sarah Chang Plus Copland | October 2, 4 & 5, 2014
  Violinist Sarah Chang performs Barber’s Violin Concerto on this program, which also features Al-Zand's urban-inspired City Scenes and Copland's Symphony No. 3.

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Society For The Performing Arts believes that the arts are a measure of a civilized society and a catalyst for the enrichment, growth and pleasure for all citizens of that society.

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TUTS Underground
Reefer Madness | Sept. 25 - Oct. 5
An outrageous tongue-in-cheek musical comedy inspired by the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film.

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Broadway at the Hobby Center
ANYTHING GOES | Oct 14 - Oct 19
All aboard for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival and Choreography!

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Ars Lyrica
Flying High | Sep 7
Ars Lyrica's 2014/15 season opener is dedicated to the spirited and uplifting world of flight — from the natural world of the birds and the bees to the mythological figure Icarus, who soared too close to the sun.

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