Houston Theater Week is a week-long celebration where you can purchase buy-one-get-one-free tickets to amazing live performances! Created by Houston First Corp. in collaboration with local professional and community theater and performing arts groups, this special offering provides consumers with buy one, get one free deals to some of the best live performances in the city. In its second year, Theater Week runs from August 14 to 20. Enjoy this special opportunity to explore Houston's Theater District and see incredible local talent perform in musicals, plays and concerts. The sale with this offer will only take place from August 14 to 20, but you can select shows from all the remaining months of this year and, on some occasions, for the first months of next year.

The 2022 event was the first year, and the week showcased more than a hundred offerings of music, dance and theater available to consumers to buy one, get one free. This year promises even more shows to choose from!

Here’s our guide to Houston's Theater Week.

Tickets Go on Sale August 1, 2023

To view all the offers and purchase tickets, please visit: www.HoustonTheaterWeek.com
The special offer promo code for Houston Theater Week is: HTXARTS.

2023’s participating organizations are:

This year’s first-rate performances include:

  • 4th Annual Mariachi Festival
  • 21st Century Broadway
  • 26 Miles
  • A Case for the Existence of God
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Adams’s El Nino
  • Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Always Patsy Cline
  • American Mariachi
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
  • An Early American Christmas
  • An Evening with Howie Mandel
  • An Evening with Isaac Mizrahi
  • An Evening with Omari Dillard
  • Andres Orozco Estrada Returns
  • Ars Lyrica’s Fallen Angels
  • At Last! A Tribute to Etta James
  • Appropriate
  • Bach Solo Violin
  • Bach’s Mighty Fortress
  • Barber’s Violin Concerto + Duke Ellington
  • Baroque Concertos
  • Boleros: Songs from Latin America
  • Brahms & Schumann
  • Bruce Liu, Piano
  • Byrds of a Feather
  • Caldara’s Christmas Cantata
  • California Gold
  • Carmela Full of Wishes
  • Christopher Titus – Carrying Monsters
  • Cinderella
  • David Sedaris
  • Dial “M” For Murder
  • Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker
  • Dvorak’s America
  • Elisas String Quartet; Sarah Rothenberg, piano
  • Etienne Charles “Earth Tones”
  • Forget Me Not
  • Go Now! A Tribute to the Moody Blues
  • Handel’s Messiah
  • “I Will Survive” –Diva Legends
  • Intelligence 
  • Isidore Quartet; Sarah Rothenberg, piano
  • Isata Kanney-Mason, piano
  • Jagged Little Pill
  • Jane Eyre
  • Jazz saxophonist Melissa Aldana
  • JIJI, guitar; Danbi Um, violin
  • Kronos Quartet and Sam Green: A Thousand Thoughts
  • Kurt Weill’s “The Seven Deadly Sins”: Ensemble Modern
  • Laughs in Spanish
  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carolo
  • Lila Downs: Dia de Los Muertos
  • Little Comedies
  • Manuel Cinema: Leonardo!
  • Mass in Exile
  • Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony
  • MOMIX: Alice
  • New/Now
  • Newsies
  • On Your Feet
  • Othello: The Remix
  • Panto Alicia in Wonderland
  • Paw Patrol LIVE! “Heroes Unite”
  • Pictures From Home
  • POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
  • Rachel Barton Pine Plays Mozart
  • Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances
  • Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloe
  • Ravel’s La Valse
  • ROCO In Concert: Infrared
  • ROCO In Concert: Luminescent
  • ROCO In Concert: Seismic
  • ROCO In Concert: Supersonic
  • Romeo & Juliet + Dvorak’s Cello Concerto
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Sherlock Holmes & the Mystery of the Crown Jewel
  • Sister’s Irish Catechism: Saints, Snakes, and Green Milkshakes
  • Stagolee and the Funeral of a Dangerous Word
  • Step Afrika! Drumfolk
  • Stuart Little
  • Sweeney Todd
  • Switzerland
  • Takemitsu + Brahms’s Requiem
  • The Birds
  • The Cher Show
  • The Crimson Prince of Venice
  • The Father
  • The Nerd
  • The Thanksgiving Play
  • The Pavilion
  • The Pillowman
  • The Ugly Xmas Sweater Musical
  • The Woman in Black
  • The World Is Not Silent
  • Thornton Wilder’s The Emporium
  • Time For Three
  • Vienna Boys Choir
  • What the Constitution Means to Me



Houston’s Theater District in downtown is composed of 17-blocks with theater venues featuring major performing arts such as ballet, opera, symphony and more! What is also great about the Theater District is their underground parking. It is easily accessible to theater venues through a series of tunnels making it convenient to get to the show on time!  


Make it a perfect date night idea by purchasing your tickets during Houston Theater Week and planning a dinner and a show! Houston Theater District’s walkable area lends itself for a great way to dine at some of Houston’ best restaurants and walk over to a show afterwards. Choose from many dining options available like Hearsay, La Fisheria and Batanga to experience an unforgettable date night!