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Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 800 Bagby Street, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: 713.315.2400; box office: 713.315.2525
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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The theater the theater...

We went to see Once! at the Hobby Center. If you go, make reservations to the restaurant located in the Hobby Center called Artista. You have to make reservations and it's worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Lisa W
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Houston,TX
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Houston,TX
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We went to see Once! at the Hobby Center. If you go, make reservations to the restaurant located in the Hobby Center called Artista. You have to make reservations and it's worth it. Get there early avoid the traffic have a glass of wine, dinner and go to the show. We really enjoyed the show.

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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108 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Well passing through Houston we went to the theater and saw the musical Kinky Boots. We love the show and thought the theater was beautiful. There were people from all walks of life coming together to watch live theater. We were able to go online to the theater's website and buy two tickets on the aisle in the sixth row... More 

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Houston, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Loved the show, loved the theater. Very clean and comfy. Very packed theater, but seemed to handle it well. Dont try to get a drink; long wait and pricey.

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Houston, Texas
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76 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I took my students to this place for a field experience and they enjoyed it. The seating was great, you could still see the stage from high above. I will definitely go back to this place for other performance!

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Humble, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We went to see the Rockettes - opening night - at the Hobby center. It was a great performance and a really great venue. The center is layed out in such a way that after the perfromance, we were able to enjoy the ambiance of the crowd and decor from the upper levels....and then again in the lower. Great treat... More 

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have seen 10+ musicals at the Hobby Center and it is great to see musicals here! My favorite musicals have been Wicked, Jersey Boys and Book of Mormon. The views are good even from the balcony. Sitting up close is nice as well. The prices compared to other cities are very reasonable. Highly recommend going here!

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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

I took my mother to see the radio city rockettes. The facility was great. Every seat had a grand view of the performance.

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Houston, TX
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This review is for the (Radio City Music Hall “Rockettes” Christmas Spectacular) in the Hobby Theater ~ Dec 2014. The Hobby parking garage filled up fast and was full 45 minutes prior to the show starting. This is the norm for Hobby Theater and other shows I have been to. I did noticed the Hobby was still accepting valet parking... More 

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College Station, Texas
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26 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We saw the Radio City Christmas Spectacular for the second time - first at Radio City a couple of years ago. It was a great show as expected, but since this about the venue, I will stick to it. Because it is a modern theatre, they incorporated all of the nice to haves not found in most theatres. The restrooms... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We saw the noon matinee and it was fantastic. We arrived 35 minutes early and found ample parking in the garage for 10.00. They do have valet if you have people unable to walk very far. We had seats on row A of center mezzanine and loved it. However, there were about 15 steps going down to row A which... More 

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