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

Photo courtesy of Theater District Houston

Spend Sunday afternoon at the free Theater District Open House—filled with performances, meet-and-greets, musical entertainment, backstage experiences, and family fun—on Sunday, August 25, 2019. 

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

For over 25 years, the daytime event previews what’s ahead in the upcoming season with free behind-the-scenes experiences, show previews, interactive activities, and special ticket offers.

Catch a sneak preview of the 2019-2020 season and enjoy an afternoon of fun with a creative movement mini class with the Houston Ballet Academy, a free Houston Symphony performance, live jazz music with Da Camera, makeup and costume demonstrations from Magpies & Peacocks, and much more.

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 checking out interactive art experiences by Young Audiences of Houston.

Houston Symphony Instrument Petting Zoo | Photo courtesy of Theater District Houston

Participating Arts Organizations at Theater District Open House

  • Alley Theatre
  • Memorial Hermann 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 2019

Posing with The Nutcracker characters | Photo courtesy of Theater District Houston

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