Arlington and DFW Performing Arts Venues
Dallas/Fort Worth Performing Arts: Opera, Ballet, Symphony & more . . .
DFW performing arts venues are plentiful and offer a huge variety of plays, concerts, comedy shows, special events and other performances. The Admiral Hotel Arlington provides information on some of DFW's performing arts venues, most of which are a convenient drive from the hotel.
Arlington offers several venues, including the Arlington Music Hall (4.6 mi) and the outdoor Levitt Pavilion Arlington (4.7 mi), each offering quality music, concerts, and theatrical performances.
Dallas offers world class venues like the the new multi-venue AT&T Performing Arts Center (17.8 mi), the impressive Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center (17.7 mi), and Music Hall at Fair Park (19.4 mi). In Fort Worth, you'll want to visit the Bass Performance Hall (17.8 mi) and the Casa Manana Theatre (19.3 mi).
Scan the following list for more information on these and other Arlington and Dallas/Fort Worth performing arts venues.
Arlington and DFW performing arts venues listed by distance from hotel:
Arlington Music Hall / Johnnie High’s Country Music Revue 4.6 mi
224 N. Center St., Arlington, Texas (817) 274-5700
The newly renovated Arlington Music Hall and Johnnie High’s Country Music Revue, is home to Symphony Arlington, one of the five biggest core arts & culture attractions in Arlington. The Arlington Music Hall now seats 1,100 and has state-of-the-art sound and lighting plus a sophisticated new classic décor. The Arlington Music Hall is committed to providing the Arlington area with the highest quality music, concerts, and theatrical performances. The Arlington Music Hall is now home to Babe's Chicken Dinner House.
Levitt Pavilion Arlington 4.7 mi
505 E. Border Street Arlington, Texas (817) 543-4301
The Levitt Pavilion Arlington is an outdoor venue for music, dance and performing art productions. Located in Founders Plaza in the heart of Downtown Arlington, the Levitt Pavilion Arlington brings music and performing art to people of all income levels with 50 free concerts a year in a variety of genres.
Theatre Arlington 4.9 mi
305 West Main Street, Arlington, Texas (817) 275-7661
Theatre Arlington has been presenting quality live entertainment to the Metroplex since 1973 with critically acclaimed productions of award-winning plays and musicals. The theatre boasts a proscenium stage and comfortable, theater-style seating for 199 guests.
UT Arlington Department of Theatre Arts 5.9 mi
Mainstage Theatre and Studio Theatre
701 South Nedderman Drive, Arlington, Texas
UT Arlington Theatre Arts Department offers quality productions by talented students for the finest in drama and comedy.
The UTA Symphonic Winds is selected from the finest musicians in the Department of Music. Under the direction of Dr. Matthew Luttrell, the Symphonic Winds have continually provided audiences with programs of diverse musical styles and the highest quality literature. The ensemble seeks to provide its members with a broad range of literature as well as challenging them to reach their maximum musical potential in an ensemble setting. The Symphonic Winds meet during the Spring semester only and is open to all University students. Performing two concerts each semester, the group focuses on excellence combined with the enjoyment of music making.
The Symphonic Band offers a creative and positive music-making environment for students of all majors and academic disciplines within the University. The band creates a comfortable venue for students to enjoy making music as a diversion to their academic schedule. The Symphonic Band is co-conducted by the entire band faculty and is open to all UTA students with at least 3 years of high school band experience. The Symphonic Band meets both Fall and Spring semesters.
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center 17.7 mi
2301 Flora Street, Dallas Texas (214) 670-3600
Located in the Dallas Arts District, the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center is recognized as one of the best concert halls in the world. It is home to the world-class Dallas Symphony Orchestra and other Dallas-based cultural organizations like the Turtle Creek Chorale, the Dallas Wind Symphony, and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra. The building is an impressive work of art in itself designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect I.M. Pei.
AT&T Performing Arts Center 17.8 mi
2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 650, Dallas, Texas (214) 880-0202
The AT&T Performing Arts Center consists of four impressive new venues designed by some of the top architects in the world. Located in the Dallas Arts District, the $354 million center is an exciting place for music, theatre and dance performances. Currently open are the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House and the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. The remaining venues City Performance Hall and the Annette Strauss Artist Square are due to be opened in 2010 and 2011. The 10-acre the Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park is an urban park that connects and completes the four venues. It is the most significant park in Dallas.
Majestic Theatre 18.8 mi
1925 Elm Street Dallas, Texas (214) 880-0137
The Majestic Theatre originally opened in 1921 during the Vaudeville era and hosted a variety of acts, from Vaudeville to movie premieres and their stars to big bands and more. It was closed in 1973 but was later given to the city. After years of restoration to its original Renaissance Baroque exterior, the Majestic was named to the National Register of Historic Places and reopened in 1983 as an elegant center for the performing arts. Other improvements included the acoustics, seating, lighting and stage renovation. Located on the edge of downtown Dallas, the 1704-seat theatre provides opportunities for a variety of presentations including musical productions, dramatic plays, national pageants, dance and concerts or a grand theatrical setting for dinner on stage.
Undermain Theatre 19.3 mi
3200 Main Street, Dallas, Texas (214) 747-5515
The award-winning Undermain Theatre produces exciting original plays and acclaimed international works. Located in Dallas' historic Deep Ellum, the company has been performing experimental works in Texas since 1984 and currently performs also in New York and Europe.
Theatre Three, Inc. 19.4 mi
2800 Routh Street, #168, Dallas, Texas (214) 871-3300
Theatre Three, located in the Quadrangle, is one of Dallas' oldest regional theaters. Founded in 1963, it offers popular and classic dramas, musicals and comedies such as "Into the Woods," "Broken Glass" by Arthur Miller, and "The Women" by Clare Booth Luce. Jac Alder, one of the founders and current executive director, enjoys encouraging and showcasing local talent.
Music Hall at Fair Park 19.4 mi
909 First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (214) 565-1116
The Music Hall at Fair Park is a nationally recognized venue for Broadway musical touring companies, grand opera, ballet and other dance productions, concerts (including live global television broadcasts), national pageants and a myriad of other large and small-scale public and private functions. The Music Hall is home to the Dallas Summer Musicals and seasonal performance of The Dallas Opera and Fort Worth Dallas Ballet.
Fort Worth Venues
Bass Performance Hall 16.8 mi
4th and Calhoun Streets Fort Worth, Texas (817) 212-4325
Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall is a $65 million, 183,000 square foot multipurpose concert theater that seats 2,054 guests. It is home to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Worth Opera, and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and Cliburn Concerts, and is the Fort Worth home to the Texas Ballet Theater.
Casa Manana Theatre 18.3 mi
3101 West Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, Texas (817) 332-2272
Since its creation in 1958, Casa Mañana has grown into the largest performing arts organization in Tarrant County. Casa Mañana's mission is to present the highest quality live theatre and live up to its namesake, "The House of Tomorrow." In 2003, Casa Mañana Theatre was renovated into a state-of-the-art performance venue. Space was also added space for the expansion of Casa's nationally-recognized educational programs and for the accommodation of a broad variety of community meetings, performances and other events. The Casa Mañana Theatre offers Broadway shows and provides children's classes during the winter.
The Rose Marine Theater 18.8 mi
1440 N. Main St., Fort Worth Texas (817) 624-8333
Enjoy the Hispanic arts through music, dance, theater, visual arts, and film at the Rose Marine Theater, Fort Worth 's only Hispanic theater. Listed on the National Register of Historic places, the Rose Marine Theater has a seating capacity of 254 seats and provides an intimate setting with excellent acoustics for any type of performance. Adjacent to the theater is a gorgeous outdoor plaza and art gallery, both of which provide ample space for performances and receptions.
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center Complex 20.1 mi
1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 817-738-1938
The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is a fine art facility with six galleries in a variety of sizes, and two theatres where artists and performers can showcase their work. The Scott Theatre seats an audience of 500 and the Sanders Theatre seats 120.