We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wortham Center

501 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002-2738
+1 832-487-7000
Website
Save
Book In Advance
In high demand - travellers recommend booking ahead!
More Info
US$42.22*
and up
Historic Houston Small-Group Segway Tour
More Info
US$63.87*
and up
Houston City Lights Segway Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
This majestic theater houses the Houston Ballet and the Houston Grand Opera.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
501 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002-2738
Downtown
CONTACT
Website
+1 832-487-7000
Ways to Experience Wortham Center
from US$63.87
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (111)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"grand opera"
in 6 reviews
"brown theater"
in 5 reviews
"nutcracker ballet"
in 4 reviews
"salad festival"
in 2 reviews
"world class opera"
in 2 reviews
"green room"
in 2 reviews
"comfortable seats"
in 3 reviews
"across the street"
in 5 reviews
"acoustics"
in 13 reviews
"operas"
in 5 reviews
"orchestra"
in 6 reviews
"usher"
in 8 reviews
"parking"
in 15 reviews
"cullen"
in 5 reviews
"stage"
in 7 reviews
"intermission"
in 4 reviews
"tickets"
in 8 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 108 reviews

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

1  Thank viewbetter20
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 February 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!

Thank boatsnships
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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.

Thank DBLJAM
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Gabriel H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 522 hotels in Houston
Hampton Inn Houston/Humble-Airport Area
365 reviews
.32 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Houston Humble
61 reviews
.37 km away
Country Inn & Suites By Radisson, Houston Intercontinental Airport East
309 reviews
.43 km away
Motel 6 Humble
22 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pappas Seafood House
329 reviews
.43 km away
Saltgrass Steak House
254 reviews
.70 km away
Chuy's
129 reviews
.55 km away
LongHorn Steakhouse
65 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
Deerbrook Mall
33 reviews
.66 km away
Ettin Games & Hobbies
5 reviews
.89 km away
Movie Tavern
11 reviews
1.29 km away
amc deerbrook theatre
26 reviews
.66 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Danielle L G
4 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes
KathyinTexas
12 November 2015|
Answer
Response from LIETIE | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. But there are local cab and limo services.
0
Votes
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor