Theater & Dance

Find the theater and dance events in Dallas, including musicals, plays, dance troupes, and ballet.

Events in Theater & Dance

Dallas has a robust theater and dance scene that's always buzzing. The AT&T Performing Arts Center, located in the Dallas Arts District, houses the Winspear Opera House and is home to the Dallas Opera and Texas Ballet Theater. The Wyly Theatre is home to the Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Black Dance Theatre and the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folkorico. See some of the top Broadway shows or catch a dance performance at either of these venues, or see a show at Music Hall at Fair Park for the Dallas Summer Musicals series.

North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco Presents The Adventure of BetaKid( An Original Musical)
Thu - Apr 25

North Texas Performing Arts-Frisco Presents The Adventure of BetaKid( An Original Musical)

After winning an arcade championship, Peter Davis and his little brother Sam take home the grand prize; a rare copy of 'The Star Chasers' for their home entertainment system. When they power on...

Every 4Days ongoing

The Frisco Discovery Center

Hamilton: An American Musical
Fri - Apr 26

Hamilton: An American Musical

"Hamilton: An American Musical" makes its Texas premiere when it comes to Dallas Summer Musicals, April 2 – May 5, 2019 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Hamilton: An American Musical is a...

Daily through May 5

Music Hall at Fair Park

North Texas Performing Arts-Plano Presents Emma: A Pop Musical
Fri - Apr 26

North Texas Performing Arts-Plano Presents Emma: A Pop Musical

Emma, a senior at Highbury Prep, is certain she knows what's best for her classmates' love lives, and is determined to find the perfect boyfriend for shy sophomore Harriet by the end of the school...

Every Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between Apr 26 and May 4

Willow Bend Center of The Arts

North Texas Performing Arts- Fairiew Presents Big Fish
Fri - Apr 26

North Texas Performing Arts- Fairiew Presents Big Fish

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest…...

Every 2 Weeks on Fri, Sat, Sun between Apr 26 and May 4

Fairview Youth Theatre

Dallas Opera - Falstaff
Fri - Apr 26

Dallas Opera - Falstaff

In Verdi's final work, he brings Shakespeare's fat knight to hilarious life in this adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Sir John Falstaff fancies himself a ladies' man and decides to seduce...

Pastry King: A New Play by Scott Zenreich
Fri - Apr 26

Pastry King: A New Play by Scott Zenreich

A husband and wife open a pastry shop in the North End, making the best cannoli in Boston. But upon meeting their neighbor the Pastry King, one of the city's most established restaurateurs, odd...

Wyly Theatre - Studio Theatre Level 6

Tall Texas Tales
Sat - Apr 27

Tall Texas Tales

The premiere Stomping Ground Ensemble comprised of Creative Team Members and instructors, they use true stories to help inspire improvised songs and scenes. Their improvised lyrics, harmonies, and...

Stomping Ground Comedy Theater

Four Day Weekend- Dallas
Sat - Apr 27

Four Day Weekend- Dallas

The critically-acclaimed comedy troupe, Four Day Weekend, with the longest-running show in the Southwest has officially arrived in Dallas! Every Saturday, Four Day Weekend performs an...

Four Day Weekend

Movies at the Statler
Sun - Apr 28

Movies at the Statler

Movies at the Statler features an up-close and personal Q&A session with celebrity actors who starred in the night's featured film. At various times throughout the movie, the celebrities will...

The Statler Hotel

JMBLYA 2019
Fri - May 03

JMBLYA 2019

JMBLYA, Texas' biggest hip-hop festival, now in its seventh year, will again offer its festival-goers a stacked lineup of today's hottest and most sought-after musicians. The two-city, two-day...

Fair Park Coliseum

North Texas Performing Arts - Plano Presents Mama Mia
Fri - May 03

North Texas Performing Arts - Plano Presents Mama Mia

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to...

Every 2 Weeks on Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between May 3 and May 11

Willow Bend Center of The Arts

North Texas Performing Arts-Plano Presents The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Fri - May 03

North Texas Performing Arts-Plano Presents The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Enjoy the humor, action and excitement of life in Missouri in the late 1840s.  All of Tom Sawyer's famous adventures are included, climaxing with the life-or-death battle with Injun Joe in...

Willow Bend Center of The Arts

The Island of the Skog
Fri - May 03

The Island of the Skog

THE ISLAND OF THE SKOG Script by Linda Daugherty Based on the book The Island of the Skog by Steven Kellogg Recommended for ages 3 and up The best laid plans of mice and well, Skog, are upended in...

Every 4 Weeks on Weekend Day ongoing
Every 4 Weeks on Weekend Day ongoing

Dallas Children's Theater

An Evening With! Pedro Perez II and Alegre Ballet Folklorico
Wed - May 08

An Evening With! Pedro Perez II and Alegre Ballet Folklorico

Join Dallas Historical Society for a discussion and cultural celebration with Pedro Perez II, and his dance company Alegre Ballet Folklórico! Perez, Alegre Ballet Folklórico founder...

Dallas Historical Society

Ochre House Theater Conjures Up Spirits In The World Premiere of Remember Rudy, written and directed by Carla Parker
Wed - May 08

Ochre House Theater Conjures Up Spirits In The World Premiere of Remember Rudy, written and directed by Carla Parker

An icon of American television, Rudolph Raeburn took the world by storm in the long-running series, "The Ghosts of Saratoga". After the hit show, Rudy, America's favorite child star, fell on hard...

Every 3 Weeks on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat through May 11

Ochre House Theater

North Texas Performing Arts- Fairview Presents Seussical Jr.
Thu - May 09

North Texas Performing Arts- Fairview Presents Seussical Jr.

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical JR., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn...

Every Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between May 9 and May 19

Fairview Youth Theatre

North Texas Performing Arts-Plano Presents The Diary of Anne Frank
Fri - May 10

North Texas Performing Arts-Plano Presents The Diary of Anne Frank

Winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics' Circle Award, and virtually every other coveted prize of the theatre. Very few plays have moved the Broadway critics to write such glowing...

Every 4Days between May 10 and May 18

Willow Bend Center of Artrs

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