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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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Wonderful location for concerts and plays.

Great acoustics for plays or concerts. One of the perks is if you own a LEXUS automobile, then Valet parking is free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great acoustics for plays or concerts. One of the perks is if you own a LEXUS automobile, then Valet parking is free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Hobby Center does many wonderful productions during the course of the year (we just saw Newsies). The acting was superb and the set was unbelievable. The only drawback is the parking. Allow for plenty of time to find a space as the closer parking lots fill up quickly. When leaving, expect to stand in line again just to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I watched Dirty Dancing here and it was a really good production. The seats weren't bad and its a great theatre. Even if we sat higher up, we were able to see the stage well. The atmosphere was wonderful and really drew you in to the performing arts world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have been subscribers for a couple of years and we are always impressed by the quality of the performance, setting and staff. Convenient parking in the underground Tranquility Park with direct access. Downtown Houston offers a wide variety of dining before and after the show.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A lot of thought and planning went into this "new" performance place. Originally designed and built for Houston's premiere musical theater company Theater Under The Stars. Now it serves Broadway Across America, and small plays that aren't musicals. If there's a show in town and you think you're interested, go ahead and go. There's a first rate restaurant in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Enjoyed the concert venue here at Hobby Center, it is small enough to enjoy the show but big enough to accommodate a larger crowd. Bar and food upstairs, valet parking out front. Plenty of self-parking around the area.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

the Hobby Center is a great complex for watching a show. It's not too large so that you always have a good seat. I do wish they had provided a tad more leg room. the sound quality is good and the surrounding is very nice. like most buildings in Houston, the Hobby Center was built with its back to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The Hobby Theatre in Houston was a wonderful experience. We saw The Music Man which was a lot of fun. I also recommend the restaurant inside that you have to have theatre tickets to get into and it was worth it. The waiters were gracious, kind and the food arrived quickly and was delicious. There were plenty of service bars... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Loved how they kept the ladies room line MOVING along at intermission! ha! I don't know how they did it but they had us women moving so fast in line we could even get a drink before the play started up again! :) loved it! We saw Mamma Mia - excellent chick musical. Fun evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Hobby Center in downtown Houston is reminiscent of a gorgeous theater you'd see in New York City. It is visually appealing with attention to detail in the architecture. Felt like I was watching a Broadway show due to the wonderful talent and I can see they have a variety of shows that are brought to the Hobby Center. Something... More 

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Additional Information about Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Address: Address: 800 Bagby Street, Suite 300, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: 713.315.2400; box office: 713.315.2525
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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