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Entertainment - Music and Theater

» The Annette Strauss Artist Square
» Courtyard Theater
» Dallas Convention Center Theater Complex (Naomi Bruton Theater)
» Dallas Theater Center
» The Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations
» Granada Theater
» Granville Arts Center
» House of Blues Dallas
» Irving Arts Center
» Kitchen Dog Theater
» Majestic Theatre
» Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
» The Music Hall at Fair Park
» The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory
» Plaza Theatre
» Pocket Sandwich Theatre
» Rosewood Center for Family Arts (Dallas Children's Theater)
» Sammons Center for the Arts
» Starplex Pavilion (Fair Park)
» Theatre Three
» Winspear Opera House, in the AT&T Performing Arts Center
» Wyly Theatre, in the AT&T Performing Arts Center

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Annette Strauss Artist SquareThe Annette Strauss Artist Square
Pearl and Woodall Rodgers, Dallas
Named in honor of the passionate arts supporter former Mayor Annette Strauss, The Annette Strauss Artist Square is an open-air venue for festivals, concerts and theatrical productions. In 2010, Annette Strauss Artist Square will have a permanent home at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Dallas Arts District. Situated in the middle of the downtown Dallas Arts District, The Annette Strauss Artist Square hosts some of the most diverse programs of art, music and dance in the city.
» View more information about the Annette Strauss Artist Square at attpac.org.
» Plan a trip to the Annette Strauss Artist Square.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Pearl/Arts District Station as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Pearl/Arts District Station


Plano Courtyard Theater imageCourtyard Theater
1509 H Ave.,Plano
Plano's beautiful Courtyard Theater is located in the Haggard Park Historic District, immediately adjacent to downtown Plano. A 1938 Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the Cox Gymnasium has been a significant building in Plano's history, and has long exemplified the town's cultural and social heritage. Restoration of the Cox Gymnasium was completed in 1999, and the resulting facility is both state-of-the-art and uniquely historical.
» View more information at plano.gov
» Plan a trip to the Courtyard Theater.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Courtyard Theater as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Plano Station


Dallas Convention Center Theater Complex (Naomi Bruton Theatre)
650 S. Griffin St., Dallas
Attached to the Dallas Convention Center, this professionally equipped proscenium theater seats 1,770 and is home to the numerous theatrical productions of the Black Academy of Arts & Letters. The Naomi Bruton Theatre is formally known as the Dallas Convention Center Theatre.
» View more information at dallasconventioncenter.com
» Plan a trip to the Dallas Convention Center - Bruton Theater.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Dallas Convention Center as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Convention Center Station


Kalita Humphreys Theater image
Kalita Humphreys Theater
Dallas Theater Center
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, Flora and Jack Evans, Dallas
Kalita Humphreys Theater, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas

One of the leading regional theaters in the country, Dallas Theater Center (DTC) performs to an audience of more than 90,000 North Texas residents annually. Founded in 1959, DTC is now a resident company of the AT&T Performing Arts Center and presents its mainstage season at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. DTC also presents at its original home, the Kalita Humphreys Theater, the only freestanding theater designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright. DTC engages, entertains and inspires a diverse community by creating experiences that stimulate new ways of thinking and living by consistently producing plays, educational programs and community initiatives that are of the highest quality and reach the broadest possible constituency.
» View more information at dallastheatercenter.org
» Plan a trip to the Dallas Theater Center (Wyly Theatre).
» Plan a trip to the Dallas Theater Center (Kalita Humphreys Theater).
Trip Planner Tip: Use Dallas Theater Center as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Wyly Theatre - Pearl/Arts District Station
Kalita Humphreys Theater - Cityplace Station


Eisemann Center imageThe Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations
2351 Performance Drive, Richardson
The Charles W. Eisemann Center is located in Richardson's Telecom Corridor in the Galatyn Park Urban Center. The 116,900 square-foot facility attracts people from throughout the region to music, theater and dance performances, as well as business meetings and seminars. The Eisemann Center can be accessed easily by DART Rail.
» View more information about the Eisemann Center at eisemanncenter.com
» Plan a trip to the Eisemann Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Eisemann Center as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Galatyn Park Station


Granada TheaterGranada Theater
3524 Greenville Ave., Dallas
Enjoy music at the historic Granada Theater. Built in 1946, the Granada Theater opened during the Golden Age of Hollywood as a 700-seat first run movie house. Over the years, this classic example of Art Deco design has been renovated to host live events. Today, the recent installation of big-time sound and lighting systems helps ensure an improved concert experience.
» View more information about the Granada Theater at www.granadatheater.com.
» Plan a trip to the Granada Theater.
Trip Planner Tip: Use 3524 Greenville as your destination.


Granville Arts Center imageGranville Arts Center
300 N. Fifth St., Garland
The Granville Arts Center provides two elegant proscenium theatres with seating for 720 in the Main Auditorium and 200 in the Small Theatre. It is part of an Arts Complex that also includes the Plaza Theatre at 521 W. State St. in downtown Garland. All three theaters have computerized lighting systems and state-of-the-art technology. The Granville Arts Center is within steps of the DART Rail station in downtown Garland.
» View more information about the Granville Arts Center at ci.garland.tx.us
» Plan a trip to the Granville Arts Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Granville Arts Center as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Garland Station


House of Blues Dallas
White Swan Building
2200 N. Lamar St., Dallas

ImageThe House of Blues Dallas is a home for live music and southern-inspired cuisine in an environment celebrating the African American cultural contributions of blues music and folk art. In the Music Hall, you will find almost every music genre imaginable: Rock n' Roll, Punk, Alternative, Heavy Metal, Rap, Country, Hip-Hop, Rhythm and Blues, Rock en Español, Jazz, Zydeco, Folk, Electronica and many other genres grace the stage. On Sundays, the award winning House of Blues Sunday Gospel Brunch is a one-of-a-kind celebration that nourishes the body and soul. The popular Gospel Brunch buffet features inspiring live gospel performances.
» View more information about the House of Blue Dallas at www.hob.com.
» Plan a trip to the House of Blues.
Trip Planner Tip: Use 2200 N Lamar as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: West End Station


Irving Arts Center imageIrving Arts Center
3333 North MacArthur Blvd., Irving
The Irving Arts Center houses two state-of-the-art theaters; four galleries; meeting, reception, classroom and rehearsal facilities; and an outdoor sculpture garden on a six-acre site. More than 300 performances are held annually at the center including a full range of performing arts activities, receptions and corporate meetings. Each year, the galleries host more than 20 rotating exhibitions.
» View more information about the Irving Arts Center at ci.irving.tx.us
» Plan a trip to the Irving Arts Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Irving Arts Center as your destination.


Kitchen Dog Theater logoKitchen Dog Theater (at Trinity River Arts Center (TRAC))
2600 North Stemmons Freeway, Suite 180, Dallas
Kitchen Dog Theater Company (KDT) was founded in 1990 by five graduates of the MFA Theater Program at Southern Methodist University (SMU). Today, KDT continues to celebrate local talent and create significant artistic opportunities for Dallas actors, designers and technicians. KDT has recently relocated to Trinity River Arts Center (TRAC).
» View more information about Kitchen Dog Theater at
kitchendogtheater.org
» Plan a trip to the Trinity River Arts Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Medical/Market Center Station as your destination.
Nearest TRE Rail station: Medical/Market Center Station



Majestic Theater imageMajestic Theatre
1925 Elm St., Dallas
A Renaissance-style structure designed by the nationally prominent "atmospheric theater" architect John Eberson. It is the last remaining downtown movie palace of the 1920s and was the flagship facility for Karl Hoblitzelle's legendary chain. Today, the Majestic Theatre is home to the Dallas Summer Musicals throughout the winter months, as well as many other performances by comedians, touring companies, musicians and guest lecturers.
» View more information about the Majestic Theater at liveatthemajestic.com
» Plan a trip to the Majestic Theatre.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Majestic Theatre as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: St. Paul Station


Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center imageMorton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
2301 Flora St., Dallas
The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center is home to the world-class Dallas Symphony Orchestra. The concert hall is also used extensively by other Dallas-based cultural organizations, including the Turtle Creek Chorale, the Dallas Wind Symphony, the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra and other emerging cultural groups.
» View more information about the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center at meyersonsymphonycenter.com
» Plan a trip to the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Meyerson Symphony Center as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Pearl/Arts District Station


Music Hall at Fair Park imageThe Music Hall at Fair Park
909 First Ave., Dallas
In 1925, the City of Dallas finished construction of this cavernous 3,500-seat music hall located to the south of the Parry Avenue entrance. The Lang and Witchell design incorporated Spanish Colonial Revival detailing, primarily in the dominant square towers on the building's north side and in the paired octagonal towers on the east and west facades. In 1972, the building was expanded by Jarvis, Putty, Jarvis; they utilized the octagonal shapes of the original building as a plan-generating device for the new additions. The Music Hall is home to the Dallas Summer Musicals, the Dallas Opera and the Texas Ballet Theater, as well as other musical and theatrical productions.
» View more information about the Music Hall at Fair Park at liveatthemusichall.com
» Plan a trip to the Music Hall at Fair Park.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Music Hall as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Fair Park Station


The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory
3000 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving
(Opens Aug. 31, 2017)

The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory is located in the heart of DFW and the centerpiece of the Irving Music Factory, a 17-acre, mixed use entertainment and restaurant complex. This state-of-the art venue converts from a 2,500 intimate theater, to a 4,000 capacity indoor theater and opens up to an 8,000-person capacity boutique open-air pavilion. The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory will host a variety of entertainment throughout the year and is exclusively booked and promoted by Live Nation Entertainment.
» View more information about The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory at thepavilionimf.com
» Plan a trip to The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Irving Music Factory as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Irving Convention Center Station.


Plaza Theatre imagePlaza Theatre
521 W. State St., Garland
Since the 1940s, the elegant Plaza Theatre has been a landmark and focal point for Garland. Now, in its finest hour, the Plaza has been completely refurbished in the art deco style to reflect that bygone era. From the spacious domed lobby area featuring a spectacular chandelier, guests enter the 350-seat theater equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems.
» View more information about the Plaza Theatre at ci.garland.tx.us
» Plan a trip to the Plaza Theatre.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Plaza Theatre as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Downtown Garland Station


Pocket Sandwich Theatre
5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas
The Pocket Sandwich Theatre claims to be "the most fun you can have in a Dallas theater," and constantly strives to live up to that claim. Professional-quality, locally produced theatrical shows are blended with good food and a friendly, casual atmosphere. A place where you can relax while enjoying food, fun, friends and the thrill of a live theatrical performance in an intimate setting directly across the street from Mockingbird Station.
» View more information about the Pocket Sandwich Theatre at pocketsandwich.com
» Plan a trip to the Pocket Sandwich Theatre.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Pocket Sandwich Theatre as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Mockingbird Station



Dallas Children's Theater logoRosewood Center for Family Arts (Dallas Children's Theater)
5938 Skillman St., Dallas
An award-winning professional theater providing quality, year-round entertainment for family audiences and serving area schools through education outreach programming.
» View more information about the DCT/Rosewood Center for Family Arts at dct.org
» Plan a trip to the DCT/Rosewood Center for Family Arts.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Dallas Childrens Theater as your destination.


Sammons Center for the Arts imageSammons Center for the Arts
3630 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas
The Sammons Center for the Arts, housed in the historic Turtle Creek Pump Station, is a Dallas landmark and is home to 12 arts organizations representing every performing arts discipline. More than 40 other arts organizations also regularly use the Center's services and facilities for rehearsals, meetings, performances, auditions and special events. Each fall and spring, the Sammons Center presents Sammons Jazz, the only regular ongoing jazz performance series in the Dallas-Fort Worth area featuring local jazz artists.
» View more information about the Sammons Center for the Arts at sammonsartcenter.org
» Plan a trip to the Sammons Center for the Arts.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Sammons Center as your destination.


Starplex PavilionStarplex Pavilion (formerly Gexa Energy Pavilion) (Fair Park)
1818 First Ave., Dallas
The Starplex Pavilion, an outdoor performing arts theatre, features a covered performance pavilion and reserved seating for 7,533 patrons. Seating for an additional 12,578 is available on an attractively landscaped, grassy sloped lawn. The venue has hosted music's top artists, including Sting, Jimmy Buffett, Blink-182, Lenny Kravitz, Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac since its debut in 1988.
» View more information about the Starplex Pavilion at ticketmaster.com
» Plan a trip to the Starplex Pavilion.
Trip Planner Tip: Use 1818 1st as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: MLK, Jr. Station


Theatre Three
2800 Routh St., Dallas
Founded in 1961, Dallas' professional, year-round theater performs dramas, musicals and comedies in its unique, near-downtown playhouse.
» View more information about the Theatre Three at theatre3dallas.com
» Plan a trip to the Theatre Three.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Theatre Three as your destination.


Margot and Bill Winspear Opera HouseThe Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
Jack Evans and Woodall Rodgers, Dallas
Designed by Foster + Partners under Pritzker Prize-winning architect Norman Foster, the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House is engineered specifically for performances of opera and musical theatre with its stages equipped for performances of ballet and other forms of dance. A 21st century reinterpretation of the traditional "horseshoe" opera house, the Winspear Opera House's principal performance space, the Margaret McDermott Performance Hall, seats 2,200 and features retractable screens, a spacious fly-tower and variable acoustics. The Winspear Opera House will also include the Nancy Hamon Education and Recital Hall, a space that can be used for smaller performances seating audiences up to 200, as well as classes, rehearsals, meetings and events. Resident companies of the AT&T Performing Arts Center that perform in the Winspear Opera House include the Dallas Opera and the Texas Ballet Theater.
» View more information about the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at attpac.org.
» Plan a trip to the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Pearl/Arts District Station as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Pearl/Arts District Station


Dee and Charles Wyly TheatreThe Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre
Flora and Jack Evans, Dallas
The Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre is one of the world's most innovative theatre facilities. The 12-level building features a groundbreaking design with an unprecedented "stacked," vertically organized facility that completely rethinks the traditional form of theatre. The Wyly Theatre was designed by REX/OMA, Joshua Prince-Ramus (partner in charge) and Pritzker Prize-winning architect Rem Koolhaas. The 600-seat Potter Rose Performance Hall will provide new state-of-the-art performance space for resident companies of the AT&T Performing Arts Center including the Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Black Dance Theatre and Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, as well as numerous other performing arts organizations that serve Dallas and the region.
» View more information about the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at attpac.org.
» Plan a trip to the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre.
Trip Planner Tip: Use Pearl/Arts District Station as your destination.
Nearest DART Rail station: Pearl/Arts District Station



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