Shining a Spotlight on Nearby Theaters
From flashy Broadway shows and big blockbusters to quiet playhouse acts and moving dance routines, Dallas’ theater scene is packed full of performances year-round.
As the home base for Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, the Dallas Opera, Dallas Theater Center, and Texas Ballet Theater, the nearby AT&T Performing Arts Center is an absolute haven for anyone who craves a cultural experience, with a handful of impressive venues, including:
- Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House: a new take on the traditional opera house, with 2,200 seats
- Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre: famed architects Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Prince-Ramus designed this versatile, groundbreaking venue that provides an ideal setting for any kind of performance
- Annette Strauss Square: against a backdrop of the downtown skyline, an open-air entertainment venue with lawn and patio seating for 2,000
Moody Performance Hall
This hub for all artistic disciplines, from dance to symphony to theater, was designed with the feedback of 70-plus local arts groups.(214) 671-1450
In the basement of a historic building, the nationally known Undermain Theatre performs both new writing and revivals of avant-garde classics.
For 50 years, Theatre Three — built on the three pillars of author, actors, and audience — has produced innovative takes on plays and musicals in an intimate space.(214) 871-3300
With a focus on budget-friendly contemporary art from creators both near and far, this gallery carries highly curated conversation starters.(214) 823-1000
Cry Havoc Theater
This teen theater company adds fresh voices to the conversation on complex and divisive topics like gender roles and gun control.(214) 538-0825
Dallas Children’s Theater Company
For family entertainment, this nationally known youth-focused theater company is as good as it gets, offering original works, literary classics, fairy tales, and more.(214) 978-0110