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From Alley Theatre to Jones Hall, and many others, which ones are the best in Houston, according to bus charter customers

Performing Arts Venue in Houston

Dec 23, 2013

In Houston, there are many diverse performing arts culture, which includes professional, community and university-based dance, opera, broadway musical, chamber and symphonic music groups, for both classical and pop styles. If you love performances and theatre, Houston has a lot to offer charter bus visitors in that area.

Houston houses many theatres, hence many companies from neighbouring towns and suburbs converge to Houston to show off their beautiful skills at these theatres:

  • Alley Theatre
  • The Wortham Centre
  • The Hobby Centre
  • Jones Hall

Alley Theatre

This Tony Award-winning indoor theatre has 2 stages; Hubbard, the main stage with seating for 824, and Neuhaus, an intimate stage with 310 seats. This theatre has a castle-like look with its 9 towers and open air terraces, as well as a spiral staircase that goes from the entrance vestibule to the lobby at the second floor.

Some of the shows to catch to start your 2014 with a bang are such as:

  • Other Desert Cities
  • Freud’s Last Session
  • Fool

The Wortham Center

Designed by Eugene Aubrey of Morris Architects, the Wortham Center was built entirely with private funds from Gus Wortham, a local philanthropist and founder of American General Insurance Company. There are 2 main performance facility at the Wortham Center; the Brown Theatre with 2,405 seats, and the Cullen Theatre, with 1,100 seats.

In January 2014 alone, there are many performances held at the Wortham Center. Some shows you might not want to miss are such like Tchaikovsky Serenade, David Garrett, The Passenger, Rigoletto and more.

The Hobby Center

A more modern theatre with a modern architecture, the Hobby Center of Performing Arts has a 60-foot- high glass walls. There are 2 main halls at the center; Sarofim Hall and Zilkha Hall.

Sarofim Hall a special theatre that is designed to acoustically broadcast the music and sounds from Broadway musicals. The beautiful hall with gold leaf columns and midnight blue walls also features a Joe and Lee Jamail Celestial Dome Ceiling that replicates the Texas night sky using fiber optic stars.

The Zilkha Hall is a jewel box 500 seat hall that showcases the only performing arts of its kind in the United States: the Uniquely Houston program. This program fosters artistic growth for small groups such as the Maggini String Orchestra, Psophonia Dance Company and Ars Lyrica Houston.

Jones Hall

If you love orchestra, then you need to ask your coach bus driver to head to Jones Hall where the Houston Symphony Orchestra is based. In January 2014, there are some good performances being featured and you should head there should these music tastes suit you.

  • Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony
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  • Wild, Wild West!
  • The Contemporary Songbook

For an easier time traveling Houston’s performing arts centers, call 1-800-304-1993 to book the best charter bus to tour these places.

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