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Houston Grand Opera

500 Texas St, (Wortham Center), Houston, TX 77002-2737
+1 713-546-0200
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One of the top opera companies in the country.

The theatre that has been constructed in the Brown Convention Center while repairs are being... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Coffee_Shop_Bob
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Houston
Atrocious location

Don't ever call me for donations. The place has moved, but the tickets still have the old address... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Tina B
,
Flemington, New Jersey
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Opera house in Houston that features opera presentations throughout the year.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“green room” (4 reviews)
“brown theater” (4 reviews)
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500 Texas St, (Wortham Center), Houston, TX 77002-2737
Downtown
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+1 713-546-0200
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The theatre that has been constructed in the Brown Convention Center while repairs are being completed at the Wortham Center which was heavily damaged by Hurricane Harvey last August, 2017, in OK for performances but, if you go, you MUST take stadium cushions as the...More

1  Thank Coffee_Shop_Bob
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Don't ever call me for donations. The place has moved, but the tickets still have the old address printed. We've arrived at the old location, wasted money on parking, I ruined my shoe while circling around the construction area. Finally called to find out that...More

4  Thank Tina B
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Houston Grand Opera is clearly among the top three opera companies in North America: it is creative, adventurous, recruits great talent and educates the next generation of singers and musicians (as well as members of the public). It is one of the opera companies...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Went to the opera this past weekend at the George R. Brown convention center... Hurricane Harvey apparently damaged their normal theater, so they're calling this the resilience theater. It is literally bleachers set up with black curtains around them to give the idea that you're...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Opera is the ultimate sensory experience and the Houston Grand Opera is first rate. They produce classic and new operas. Opera is big and bold with incredible, passionate music and side splitting comedic numbers. If you've never been, look past the stereotypes. There is no...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

From the moment you enter the facility, everyone is so helpful. The architecture and decorations are beautiful! One of my favorite things about this venue is the lecture before about the performance you're about to see. I'm pretty new to opera so this helps me...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Houston Grand Opera is a leading and creative company that develops carefully planned and beautifully executed operas. it also prides itself with sponsoring new artists and commissioning newly written operas at least once a year. Many of the star performances of the last 20...More

1  Thank Gabriel H
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is one of my in-laws' favorite places to go for Opera performances. They gifted us with tickets to a beautiful production of Carousel. The theatre itself was stunning with very helpful staff, and the production was high quality with great design, performance, and choreography....More

Thank LauraDenae
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Trying to expose children to different activities and events. I was surprised they enjoy classical musical & request it to sleep instead of a bedtime story. They seem to be having fun in violin classes hmmm let's see how they enjoy going to an opera....More

Thank adeline c
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

HGO is a world class opera company. It is far better than San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Santa Fe, and even Toronto. The opera hall has fantastic acoustics, a big stage, and comfortable seats. This is worth a special trip.

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