Capital One Bank Theater District Open House


The 2010-2011 theater season is right around the corner. Get a preview of what's coming with musical theater shows, behind-the-scenes backstage tours, an interactive instrument petting zoo, costume trunk and meet-and-greets with costumed performers. Learn more about Houston's nine major performing arts organizations: Alley Theatre, Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center, Da Camera of Houston, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Society for the Performing Arts, Theatre Under The Stars and Uniquely Houston®.

The sneak peak is held concurrently at The Alley, The Wortham, Jones Hall and Hobby Center. Enjoy complimentary trolley rides between venues and a free concert at Jones Hall starting at 4 p.m.

See a complete schedule of events below:


Alley Theatre

12-4 p.m.: Alley Theatre Open House Special Offers
12-3:30 p.m.: Behind the Scenes Tours
1–3:30 p.m.: Alley Theatre Young Performers Studio
1 p.m.: Stage Combat Demonstration
2 p.m.: Stage Combat Demonstration
3 p.m.: Stage Combat Demonstration


Hobby Center

Sarofim Hall

12:30-1 p.m: TUTS Season Musical Revue
1:30-2 p.m.: Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center Season Musical Revue
2:30-3 p.m.: TUTS Season Musical Revue
3:30-4 p.m.: Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center Season Musical Revue

Zilkha Hall: Spotlight on Uniquely Houston

12-12:30 p.m.: Virtuosi
12:40-12:55 p.m.: Sandra Organ
1:05-1:20 p.m.: Musiqa
1:30-1:45 p.m.: Dominic Walsh Dance Theater
1:55-2:10 p.m.: Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico
2:20-2:35 p.m.: Masquerade Theater
2:45-3 p.m.: Travesty Dance Group
3-3:25 p.m.: Divas World
3:35-3:50 p.m.: Houston Ebony Opera Guild


Jones Hall

12–2:20 p.m.: “Ever Ella” featuring vocalist Yvonne Washington, accompanied by pianist Gary Norian
12–3:30 p.m.: Houston Symphony’s Instrument Petting Zoo, Arts & Crafts and Tours. Last tour will take place at 3 pm.
2:30 p.m.: Houston Argentine Tango Association, in honor of Tango Buenos Aires
4-5 p.m.: Houston Symphony


Wortham Theater Center

12–12:30 p.m.: Houston Ballet II
12:45-1:15 p.m.: Houston Grand Opera
1:30–2 p.m.: Houston Ballet II
2:15–2:45 p.m.: Houston Grand Opera
3–3:45 p.m.: Da Camera Jazz




Alley Theatre
615 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002


This is a free event
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