Discover free music, dance, theater & fun at Theater District Open House in Downtown this Sunday

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Demonstration at Alley Theater during Theater District Open House | Photo: Morris Malakoff, CKP

Spend this Sunday afternoon at the free Theater District Open Houston—filled with performances, meet-and-greets, musical entertainment, backstage experiences, and family fun—on Sunday, August 26, 2018. 

The TransCanada Theater District Open House is an annual festival for avid theatergoers and newcomers of all ages.

Now in its 25th year, the daytime event previews what’s to come in the 2018-2019 season with free behind-the-scenes experiences, show previews, interactive activities, and special ticket offers.

Take a creative movement mini class with The Houston Ballet Academy, hear the Houston Symphony perform, listen in on HGOco’s Storybook Opera performance, take your seat for a performance from METdance, and enjoy live jazz music with Da Camera.

The kiddos can get in on the fun by stopping by the Houston Symphony’s instrument petting zoo, meeting characters from Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker, and laughing at comedic juggler Bruce Manners.

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Theater District Open House | Photo: Morris Malakoff, CKP

Participating Arts Organizations at Theater District Open House

  • Alley Theatre
  • Mischer Neurosciences Broadway at the Hobby Center
  • Da Camera of Houston
  • Houston Ballet
  • Houston Grand Opera
  • Houston Symphony
  • Revention Music Center
  • Society for the Performing Arts
  • Theatre Under The Stars

Special Ticket Offers

Theater District Open House offers audiences an opportunity to score some of the best ticket prices of the season, including discounts on single tickets and season subscriptions.

About Theater District Houston

Houston’s Theater District is an impressive cultural and entertainment center nestled in Downtown. The District features world-renowned resident companies performing all of the major performing arts disciplines—opera, ballet, music, and theater—a distinction that only five American cities can claim.

Together with many smaller organizations, the resident companies perform in five venues: Alley Theatre, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Revention Music Center, and Wortham Theater Center.

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Backstage Experiences at Theater District Open House | Photo: Daniel Ortiz

Theater District Open House 2018

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Theater District Open House | Photo: Morris Malakoff, CKP

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