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Wortham Center

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Address: 501 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002-2738
Phone Number: 832-487-7000
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This majestic theater houses the Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand...

This majestic theater houses the Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera.

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Cute Spot for a Date

Even if you're not going into the Wortham for a play or musical, even the outside is worth a look! Their gazebo like brick structure that overlooks the water-down structure is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2016
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Such a waste. It would of been nice if it worked for once. Not sure why it's not working but. Lot of people were disappointed.

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Coral springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Even if you're not going into the Wortham for a play or musical, even the outside is worth a look! Their gazebo like brick structure that overlooks the water-down structure is defensively one you should take a look while in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Venue is great, have sat in various places and seats have always been comfortable. Food and drink is good and reasonably priced. Plenty of parking but find the signs are not very clear in some parts of the garage on how to get to the Wortham Centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I was fortunate enough to visit the entire Center. However, I was not aware of the beautiful water feature until after the fact. I was in town for the weekend and I went to two separate functions in the facility. It is important to note that there are two theaters in the facility: Brown and Cullen. I went to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have seen numerous operas and ballets at the Wortham Center and find its acoustics and visual accessibility to be worthy of the international artists who perform here regularly.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Little confusing to get to for first timers but worth the confusion. Much thought went into the design of the Wortham theaters. Sight lines, sound, lighting, seating - all very good. If you have a chance to see a show here, go.

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Willis, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Took my daughter for her first ballet experience. Seat were reasonable in price (Grand Tier) and the view was good. The staff on hand to help everyone find their seats were very polite. Be forewarned there are not enough stalls in the women's restroom.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

It doesn't look like a lot from the outside, but once inside it's grandeur is evident. I've seen two Houston ballets here and have enjoyed them immensely. The red carpeting, the brass fixtures - all very elegant. The acoustics are very good, though a bit tight, the theater style seating gives a good view from most seats. I must say,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We have been several times for performances of Mercury Orchestra and others. Always easy to park, shopping before opera performances are always fun and the food and drinks delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We have been to the Wortham many times for the ballet and special events. The kids loved the escalator entrance with the fanciful guards, the food we could order nefore the show, and the artists.

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