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Downtown

Wortham Theater Center

501 Texas Ave Houston, TX 77002 Map It

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  • Address:
    501 Texas Ave
    Houston, TX 77002
  • Phone:
    (832) 487-7000

Wortham Theater Center, home to Houston Ballet and Houston Grand Opera, features two theaters.

Since its opening in 1987, Wortham has entertained audiences totaling more than 5 million people. It has also served as the backdrop for hundreds of galas, corporate and group events, further underscoring its role as a community center as well as a performing arts venue.

The facility features two theaters, the Alice and George Brown Theater and the Roy and Lillie Cullen Theater.

At 2,423 seats, the Brown is the "big house" at Wortham. The 17,000-square foot stage is primarily used for major performances by Houston Ballet and Houston Grand Opera. Despite its size, no seat is more than 138 feet from the stage.

The 1,100-seat Cullen Theater hosts smaller opera and ballet productions and serves other arts groups, such as Society for the Performing Arts, Da Camera of Houston and Mercury Baroque. Its intimate size is ideal for solo artists, chamber music, small touring shows and recitals.

Within this splendid domain are an array of public spaces, both monumental and intimate: the jewel box-like theaters, the soaring six-story Grand Foyer, the delicately scaled Green Room and Founders Salon.

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Oct 07

Tom Papa; It's a Great Day!

Oct 07, 2022 - Oct 07, 2022
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Oct 15

Viva Latin America

Oct 15, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022
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Oct 23

Mutts Gone Nuts!

Oct 23, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022
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Oct 27

VOLVER by Tango Lovers

Oct 27, 2022 - Oct 27, 2022
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Nov 09

HGO's The Wreckers

Nov 09, 2022 - Nov 09, 2022
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Feb 08

HGO's Werther - Feb. 8

Feb 08, 2023 - Feb 08, 2023
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Feb 10

HGO's Werther - Feb. 10

Feb 10, 2023 - Feb 10, 2023
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Apr 30

HITS! The Musical

Apr 30, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023
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May 10

HGO's Salome - May 10

May 10, 2023 - May 10, 2023
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May 20

Beethoven's Seventh

May 20, 2023 - May 20, 2023
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  • No. of Blocks From Light Rail: 4
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