In a scene that is sure to draw even more comparisons to Tropical Storm Allison in 2001, the Houston Theater District has once again sustained a hit from ongoing flooding, this time thanks to now-Tropical Storm Harvey.
After a day of walkthroughs in each of the five Theater District venues, Theater District Houston CEO Kathryn McNiel and board chair Perryn Leech outlined the damage in a report Monday afternoon. Read more…
Houston’s vibrant performing arts scene is one of the city’s proudest attractions, with the busy downtownTheater District as its heart and hub.
Spanning 17 blocks, the district boasts four spacious complexes with a total of seven stages that house the performances of nine major organizations: Alley Theatre, Broadway at 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. In addition to their chief tenants, the venues also host performances by a wide variety of small, mid-size and emerging arts groups.