Deen van Meer

THE THEATER DISTRICT is an impressive cultural and entertainment center. The district features nine world 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 just around the corner which includes Sundance Cinemas, Bayou Music Center, Hardrock Cafe and a variety of other restaurants. Family-favorite, Landry’s Downtown Aquarium, is also located within a few blocks of each of the major theaters.


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Broadway at the Hobby Center presents Disney's NEWSIES, May 19-14. Photo by Deen van Meer.

Resident Arts Organizations

Alley Theatre
Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult
April 24 - May 24, 2015
Britain’s innovative and exciting theatre company Kneehigh makes their Texas debut with a wonderfully inventive, utterly timeless, delightful tale of love. For Ticket Info »

Houston Ballet
Love Lies Bleeding

Jan 30-Feb 1
The undeniable joy of pop rock meets the breathtaking athleticism of ballet in Love Lies Bleeding, a celebration of the music of rock legend Sir Elton John.

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Da Camera
2015/2016 Season
Subscribe now for Da Camera's signature variety of chamber music and jazz concerts. Highlights include Elias String Quartet, jazz vocalist Gregory Porter, Sarah Rothenberg's Marcel Proust Project, SFJAZZ Collective and more.

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Houston Grand Opera
2014-2015 Season
  HGO’s 2014-15 Season is everything that makes opera grand. Subscribe today and save up to 65% off single tickets for all seven operas.

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Houston Symphony
Andrés Conducts Mahler 3 | May 15, 16, 17, 2015
  Don’t miss this season finale performance led by Andrés Orozco-Estrada! In his colossal Symphony No. 3, Mahler explores the beauty of nature through the powerful sounds of the orchestra.

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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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Theatre Under The Stars
Cinderella | May 26 - June 7
This lush production features an incredible orchestra and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists!

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Broadway at the Hobby Center
Disney's Newsies | May 19-May 24
Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, NEWSIES is a high-energy explosion of song and dance you just don’t want to miss!

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Ars Lyrica Houston
Bach & Sons: At Court | Mar 28
Ars Lyrica’s season-long tribute to the Bach family continues with an evening of concertos by Johann Sebastian, Carl Philipp Emanuel, and Johann Christian Bach.

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