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Miller Outdoor Theatre

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6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States
281-FREE-FUN (373-3386)

Situated in Hermann Park in the Museum District, Miller Outdoor Theater is a large, open air theater. Each year it presents eight months of programming, from March into November, completely free of charge to the public.

Its professional entertainment is always of a high quality and is culturally diverse, connecting it to many of Houston’s diverse communities. It is the largest “always free” program of its kind in the United States.

Entertainment includes classical music, jazz, ethnic music and dance, ballet, Shakespeare, musical theatre, classic films, and more. All performances are family friendly.

Attending a Show at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Seating is provided for 1,705 patrons and 20 wheelchair spaces, plus a sloping lawn that accommodates approximately 4,500 more on blankets or lawn chairs.

Although all shows are free, some shows require tickets for the covered seating area. For those shows, free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance from 10:30am to 1pm.

If tickets remain after 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets.

The seating on the hill is always open and available first come, first served.

Shows typically go on rain or shine.

Click here for more information about Miller Outdoor Theatre.

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Upcoming Events

May 2019
Free

Dancin’ in the Street Motown & More Revue at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, May 26, 2019 | 8:15 pm
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Daily until Sunday, May 26, 2019

Be thrilled this Memorial Day weekend by the sounds of classic Motown hits, featuring an ensemble of soul singers, funky dancers, and the Bacement Soul Orchestra at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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Free

Moving Myths: Story Telling Through Dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 11:00 am
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Once on Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Four travelers teach the importance of honoring unique cultures while sharing and celebrating them together at the Moving Myths performance at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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Free

Sizzling Summer Dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, May 31, 2019 | 8:30 pm

Head to Miller Outdoor Theater for METdance’s Sizzling Summer Dance concert, a dynamic performance that concludes their twenty-third season of Better Together. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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June 2019
Free

30th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Dance along to a variety of accordion music, including conjunto, zydeco, Cajun, and polka, as Texas Folklife presents the 30th annual Accordion Kings & Queens concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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Free

The Addams Family School Edition at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, June 7, 2019 | 8:15 pm
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Once on Saturday, June 8, 2019

Bring the gang to a free performance of The Addams Family School Edition, a kooky, mysterious, and spooky musical comedy based on cartoonist Charles Addams’ iconic characters, at Miller Outdoor Theatre. There will be two performances on Friday, June 7 at 11am and 8:15pm. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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The Addams Family School Edition at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 8:15 pm
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Once on Saturday, June 8, 2019

Bring the gang to a free performance of The Addams Family School Edition, a kooky, mysterious, and spooky musical comedy based on cartoonist Charles Addams’ iconic characters, at Miller Outdoor Theatre. There will be two performances on Friday, June 7 at 11am and 8:15pm. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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Free

Crazy Rich Asians Movie Screening at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, June 14, 2019 | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Watch an outdoor screening of the romantic comedy, Crazy Rich Asians at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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Free

Aperio presents Philip Glass: Aguas da Amazonia at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 8:30 pm

Aperio, Music of the Americas, presents Philip Glass’ colorful Aguas da Amazonia for chamber orchestra at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Admission Free to attend. Click here for more information.

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