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A highlight of downtown and a Fort Worth landmark, the Circle Theatre is located underground. The theater was founded in 1981 and has been a hit ever since. Around a half dozen shows, covering a variety of themes, are presented annually. Their mission is to present professional, contemporary plays in an intimate, 125 seating area. Student tickets for any remaining seats are available at half-price beginning half an hour before shows. Complimentary valet parking is available.
The Jubilee Theatre, founded in 1981, is located in Fort Worth's Sundance Square entertainment district. This fine venue acts as a showcase for the talents of African-American performers, writers and directors. While dramas and comedies have their place here, the specialty is musicals. The turn-of-the-century backdrop is superb, and Sundance Square's preservation of the city's past architectural styles complements the work that is going on inside Jubilee.
This theater includes boasts of beautiful terrazzo floor and a bright neon sign overhead. Eight to 10 shows are produced here each year. Directors Jerry Russell and Jim Covault are talented artists who seek out quality work. Show themes are ever changing, with works by Neil Simon and Tony Kushner, a part of the family. The theater concurrently runs one series of experimental shows and another series of more conservative ones, and patrons can choose to attend both.
This historic Casa Mañana theater was created by Henry Kaiser, following examples and design principles set by famous architect R. Buckminster Fuller. Casa Mañana features a children's playhouse and a modified thrust stage with a seating for upto 1,045 people. Entertainers such as Bill Cosby, Johnny Mathis and Barry Manilow have performed here. In addition, Broadway touring productions including 'Cats' and 'Miss Saigon' have thrilled visitors with spectacular sets and performances. For over 40 years now, this theater company has only been growing to become one of the largest performing arts center in Texas. It has always nurtured and honed the talents of a number of people to promote live professional theater and continues to do so, even today.
Built in 1948, Ridglea Theater was a modern theater, but with the increased popularity of the multiplex cinema house, less visitors frequented the place. Later it was transformed into a movie and dinner theater, a venue for laser shows, finally in 1999, a concert hall. Since then it has became a mecca for ardent music lovers. Along with the celebrated artists, it also provides a platform to local and budding amateurs to showcase their talents. Be it Willie Nelson or Hank Williams III or Breaking Benjamin, they have delivered power performances to the music enthusiasts.
Hip Pocket Theater invites all the theater buffs to enjoy excellent shows, plays, and theatrical acts in a beautifully laid out premises. Owned and operated by Diane and Johnny Simons, the theater has had about 40 seasons and is one of the most popular theaters in the city. Since its inception in 1976, the theater has performed mesmerizing acts like Rose Nose Rhapsody, Bad Girls in the Big City, Moby Dick, and Dreams Do Not Care.