The sole survivor of the 1920's movie palaces, this restored showplace is an honored venue for a variety of performers. It has helped breathe new life into the Arts District. Gilded and ornate, its prestige sweeps patrons into a another time. This venue seats just over 1,600 people. It hosts the Majestic Broadway Series as well as the world-renowned Dallas Black Dance Theater. Additional commercial performers have one-night only or multiple night runs.
Established in 1946 by Phil Isley, Granada Theater opened its doors as a movie hall. In the 1970s it functioned as a music hall for a short time, when it reverted back to being a movie theater. Mike Schoder, an avid musician, assumed reigns of the theater in 2004 and converted it into a delightful space that plays host to various enthralling concerts. Before the lights go down, take note of the early 1950's architecture, featuring a balcony with exquisitely painted walls.
Addison Improv Comedy Club is a great place to unwind, but be careful: your sides might ache from laughter. The venue often features national acts and is exactly what you would expect from a popular comedy club—very dim lights and not a bad seat in the house. Cloth napkins add a touch of elegance. The Improv's menu is quite impressive, with something for all tastes and appetites. Appetizers include popcorn shrimp, chicken fingers and nachos. The menu also includes salads, pasta dishes, grilled chicken, burgers and steaks. Of course it wouldn't be a comedy club without a bar, which carries beer, wine and mixed drinks.
You will thoroughly enjoy seeing a play in this beautiful Dallas Theater Center. It's the only one in America designed by the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Both lifelong residents and visitors to the city appreciate the diversity of performances that range from a lighthearted Oscar Wilde or Neil Simon play to a thought-provoking historical drama. If you are planning to visit the city in late March, be sure to catch the annual Dallas Video Festival. The center is actually a complex composed of the Kalita Humphreys Theater built in 1959 and the barn like Arts District Theater (located at 2401 Flora Street), which was built in the 1980s.
Nicknamed JerryWorld as an ode to Jerry Jones, the owner of Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium is among the premier football arenas in the nation. This state-of-the-art stadium with its striking dome and the retractable roof is a popular landmark in the city. Besides being the turf of Dallas Cowboys, it is also the base of Cotton Bowl Classic. It hosts almost all of the major NFL and college football matches as well as wrestling and basketball games. It is also a popular choice for concerts and has had artists such as Jonas Brothers, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé performing to a full house.
Opened in 1994, this beautiful ballpark is home to the American League's Texas Rangers. Located in Arlington, in a 270-acre (109-hectare) complex, the ballpark offers several modern features while visitors will also notice the homage to Texan history lining its walls. Fans of baseball will enjoy catching a game here. Few things beat watching a baseball game and enjoying a hot dog from the concession area.
Founded in 1979, this nonprofit organization was formerly known as the Junior Black Academy of Arts and Letters. Today it gives Dallas a variety of cultural offerings and is the best attended of Dallas' African-American theaters. Most of the performances are touring shows on the national Black Theater Circuit. An annual tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. features local gospel choirs, international drum and dance by the KanKouran West African Dance company, poetry, art, and many film screenings. Offices and performance space are located inside the Dallas Convention Center complex. Cost varies per type of production.
The Dallas Convention Center is a multi-purpose complex with loads of activities happening in the various locations. The Black Academy of Arts and Letters located within, is a center for performing arts which houses the Clarence Muse Cafe Theater. This is an intimate 225-seat facility which is one of the many spaces in the academy ideal for theatrical performances and even musical concerts. Its excellent acoustics and small area make it ideal for small shows especially avantgarde performances.
Theater and culture go hand in hand and who can prove it better than Bruton Theatre? Formerly known as Dallas Convention Center Theatre, there are innumerable performing arts, dance, music and audio visual events taking place all year round. It holds the theatrical productions for the Black Academy of Arts & Letters. A few of the events that are lined up are a special tribute to Richard Roundtree by Samuel L. Jackson, Sheila Frazier and Sidney Poitier, Sydelle Richard's Family Man and the Wonderful One Concert.
Union Station is a train station and with an antique decor. The space has high ceilings olden chandeliers and massive pillars that adds to the grandeur of the space. Be it a grand event or an intimate party, the venue is just perfect for any occasion. You can book this space for your next event and be sure to have a pleasant time here.