Tourists and locals alike are discovering what those in international cultural circles have known for years: to experience the finest performing arts in the world, you need look no further than Houston.
Houston's downtown Theater District spans 17 blocks and has nearly 13,000 seats in a concentrated downtown area. Beyond the skyscrapers of downtown, a diverse array of smaller companies call Houston home, offering a unique blend of cutting-edge performing arts and well known classics in a variety of intimate settings.
The A. D. Players, founded in 1967 by Jeannette Clift George, pioneered a unique style of theater committed to producing plays and programs that uphold human value, offer creativity and promote Read more »
The Alley was founded more than sixty years ago by visionary Nina Vance as Houston's theatre company. It exists to provide audiences with the highest quality theatre, offering a wide variety of work Read more »
Founded in 1998 by harpsichordist and conductor Matthew Dirst, Ars Lyrica Houston is a Texas-based ensemble that performs world-class Baroque music on period instruments. The Grammy-nominated Read more »
Bayou City Performing Arts was founded as the Montrose Singers, Inc. in November of 1979. Led by founding director Andy Mills, the Houston based men's chorus met with early successes marked by lavish Read more »
The Blue Box Theater is a 6,400-square-foot entertainment destination venue set in the EaDo District of Downtown Houston. It is located minutes from the George R. Brown Convention Center, Minute Maid Read more »
Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre was created in 1996 to introduce artists and audiences to the art of puppetry through the creation of original theatrical productions. Over the years, Bobbindoctrin has Read more »
Established in 2007, BooTown a non-profit theater group that is dedicated to taking the ordinary and making it distinctive. Their goal is to make fun and creative theater in non-traditional settings Read more »
Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center presents first-rate touring shows direct from Broadway and London's West End. A leader in subscription series programs and group ticketing, BAA-Houston is Read more »
Modern theater is at home at Catastrophic Theatre, an ensemble-based company that was founded in 2007. Without a permanent stage to play on, it is the “theatre in residence” at DiverseWorks Artspace Read more »
Chamber Music Houston has been presenting great chamber music by great performers for 46 years. Each year, the Chamber Music Houston board of directors sifts carefully through more than 100 Read more »