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Wortham Center

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6 May 2017
“Gottenerammerung from Houston Grand Opera- Magnificent !”
13 Mar 2017
“Cinderella the Houston Ballet”
This majestic theater houses the Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera.
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501 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002-2738
+1 832-487-7000
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went to the HGO's Gottenerammerung last night. It was fantastic! It is a 5 hour long show with 2 intermission. The parking was easy access, we walked to the ground level and the entrance is across the street. We were in grand tier, and...More

Thank kite313
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

First I must say that the Wortham building reminds me of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. This is a beautiful building. Very luxurious and the entire venue was breathtaking. The ushers were so accommodating and gracious. They helped us to our seats...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

We attended the Mercury Orchestra at this magnificent venue. The parking is easy and the venue itself has fantastic sound and viewing lines. You won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I visit the Wortham every Easter weekend for the Dance Salad Festival. It's a mid sized older theater. All seats have good views.

Thank AuxTx
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Wortham is home to the Houston Grand Opera and the Houston Ballet. It a magnificent building which houses two beautiful theatre spaces - one for the large opera and ballet performances and the other for smaller productions and stage plays. I remember when it...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great new performance. The theatre is a fantastic venue. We learned that you may pre-order drinks/snacks for intermission. This service is great!

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had a wonderful evening watching the Nutcracker in the Brown Theater. Beautiful decorations and a nice large venue for Houston.

Reviewed 21 December 2016

For the price of the tickets the isles between the seats should have a lot more room! Trying to get out of the rows are ridiculous. If you want to get out everyone has to get up, and even then you can barely get by....More

Thank DJC824
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Parking is as good as you can get with that many people coming and going. They do a good job in my opinion. The theater is lovely with adequate restrooms. There's a restroom downstairs that usually has no waiting unlike the one on the top...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Wortham Center is one of the great opera houses in North America. Housing the Brown and Cullen theaters, this majestic building was designed with state-of-the-art facilities for rehearsal and performance. It shares parking with the rest of Downtown's Civic Center and is surrounded by...More

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Response from luvadealmom | Reviewed this property |
This may be a bit late for you, but I will always recommend the Orchestra seating except in the case of having little ones if for the only reason being the expense of the seats and what a shame it would be to miss the... More
13 November 2015|
Response from LIETIE | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. But there are local cab and limo services.