Ensemble Theatre, The

GHCVB Member
(713) 520-0055
3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
Midtown

The Ensemble Theatre is the largest African-American professional theatre company in the U.S. that produces in-house and owns its own facility. Each year the theatre presents a repertoire of critically acclaimed dramas, comedies and musicals that demonstrates the artistic ability of more than 250 professional local, regional and national artists and support staff.The theatre also has an educational touring program and a summer young performers training program.

The theatre is a non-profit organization that houses three stages located on Main Street in the heart of midtown, with a METRORail stop named in its honor.

The Ensemble Theatre was founded as a touring company in 1976 by the late George Hawkins.

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  • Recurring every 5 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until April 16, 2017
    The Ensemble Theatre
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    The Nacirema Society Winner of The Ensemble Theatre Audience Choice Selection PG/ Romantic Comedy/ Revival By Pearl Cleage Directed by...
  • April 17, 2017
    Ensemble Theatre, The
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    by J.E. Franklindirected by Shirley Marks WhitmoreFranklin brings forth a series of stories based on real people who knowingly or...
  • Recurring every 5 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until June 4, 2017
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    Front Porch Society World Premiere PG/ Comedy/ Drama By Melda BeatyDirected by Eileen J. Morris Previews: May 6, 7, 10 Opening Night: May...
  • May 15, 2017
    Ensemble Theatre, The
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    The play highlights sibling rivalry, child abuse, psychoanalysis, dysfunctional families, and the quest for love. Two sisters, Caroline and...
  • Recurring every 7 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until June 24, 2017
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    Simply Simone Regional Premiere PG/ Play with Music Written by Robert Neblett and David Grapes Musical Arrangement by Vince diMura Director...
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