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 6 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until December 30, 2017
    Ensemble Theatre, The
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    Soulful Sounds of ChristmasG/ Musicalby Greg Williams Jr. directed and choreographed by Patrdo Harrismusical direction by Chika Caba...
  • Recurring every 4 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until February 17, 2018
    Ensemble Theatre, The
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    The play is set on the eve of the Cassius Clay―Sonny Liston rematch, and based on the friendship between the actor Stepin Fetchit and...
  • Recurring every 4 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until April 14, 2018
    Ensemble Theatre, The
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    Love is the center of family and all that it involves, and one family struggles to hold the line as their aging matriarch's memory begins to...
  • Recurring every 4 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until June 2, 2018
    Ensemble Theatre, The
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    Legendary Blues singer Ma Rainey and her band convene to record an album and hash out their own blues about race, and exploitation of Black...
  • Recurring every 6 weeks on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until July 29, 2018
    Ensemble Theatre, The
    3535 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
    Five friends find solace in their sisterly bond and take a musical and historical journey through the songs that were anthems marking social...
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