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. With a jam-packed events calendar year round, there's something to enjoy any time you visit Dallas. 

Major venues in Dallas include the AT&T Performing Arts Center, a centerpiece of the Arts District for over a decade now, bringing some of the world's finest talent to Dallas year after year. The Center hosts three of the nation's best performance venues, the Winspear Opera HouseWyly Theatre and Strauss Square, while outside the Center, Sammons Park offers green space in the Dallas style for concerts and picnics.

Our resident companies include the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico, as well as Dallas OperaTexas Ballet Theater and Dallas Theater Center. And there's more - this is Dallas, after all - where you can see some of the top Broadway shows or world-leading dance performances, either Downtown or in other venues across the city.

See our guide to the different  Performing Arts Centers around town and also check the guide to Dallas Dance Companies for more information on each company and where to see their performances. And if you enjoy a symphony, also look for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra playing at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, one of the best concert halls in the world! 

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Fri - Feb 24

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The World-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the...

Music Hall at Fair Park

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Fri - Feb 24

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The World-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the...

Music Hall at Fair Park

Shen Yun Performing Arts
Fri - Feb 24

Shen Yun Performing Arts

Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun...

Winspear Opera House

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Feb 24-26
Fri - Feb 24

SHEN YUN 2023 in Dallas Feb 24-26

EXPERIENCE The Beauty of Ancient China Before Communism SHEN YUN'S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, deeply moving journey. Featuring one of the...

AT&T Performing Arts Center–Winspear Opera House

Mania - The ABBA Tribute
Wed - Mar 01

Mania - The ABBA Tribute

From London's West End to Las Vegas, ABBA MANIA is the world's number one touring ABBA tribute and has been delighting audiences around the world for more than two decades. In an exhilarating...

Majestic Theatre

On Your Feet!
Thu - Mar 02

On Your Feet!

HER VOICE. HIS VISION. THEIR STORY. ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent - and each other - to become an international...

AT&T Performing Arts Center

Mendelssohn's “Lobgesang”
Thu - Mar 02

Mendelssohn's “Lobgesang”

PAUL MCCREESH conducts SUSANNA PHILLIPS soprano NICHOLAS PHAN tenor DALLAS SYMPHONY CHORUS PARRY Blest Pair of Sirens MENDELSSOHN Lobgesang (A Symphony Cantata) Paul McCreesh joins the DSO to...

Daily between Mar 2 and Mar 5

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience
Fri - Mar 03

Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience

Playing to sold out houses all over the world, the Olivier Award nominated Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff takes on the ultimate challenge...

Wyly Theatre

Six Brothers on Sax
Tue - Mar 07

Six Brothers on Sax

Blending a montage of fusion, smooth and standards jazz tunes, six soulful jazz saxophonists, Keith Anderson, Mark Allen Felton, Jason Davis, Joseph Vincelli, Tom Braxton and Art Sherrod, Jr....

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Kings of Soul
Fri - Mar 10

Kings of Soul

JEFF TYZIK conducts DARREN LORENZO soloist CHESTER GREGORY soloist MICHAEL LYNCHE soloist With Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik at the helm, Kings of Soul shines a spotlight on the music of...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Menopause the Musical
Fri - Mar 10

Menopause the Musical

Menopause The Musical ® – COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex,...

Wyly Theatre

Jerry Seinfeld
Sat - Mar 11

Jerry Seinfeld

America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to Winspear Opera House in Dallas, Texas, to perform his newest stand-up routine on March 11, 2023. 

Winspear Opera House

Moulin Rouge - The Musical
Wed - Mar 15

Moulin Rouge - The Musical

Pop the champagne, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of 10 Tony Awards® - including Best Musical! Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and...

Music Hall at Fair Park

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET
Sat - Mar 18

LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET

March 18 - April 2, 2023 Recommended for ages 4 and up On a Sunday after church in a bustling, ethnically and culturally diverse American city, CJ and his Nana board the public bus for their...

Every Weekend Day between Mar 18 and Apr 2

Dallas Children's Theater

Into the Woods
Fri - Apr 07

Into the Woods

What happens after "Happily Ever After?" James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a...

Every 3 Weeks on Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between Apr 7 and Apr 30

Wyly Theatre

Decades: Back to the '80s
Fri - Apr 14

Decades: Back to the '80s

JEFF TYZIK conducts Back to the 80's is a power-packed concert of the decade's #1 hit songs, including The Power of Love, Time After Time, Material Girl, Another One Bites The Dust, Footloose,...

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Tootsie
Tue - Apr 18

Tootsie

A musical adaptation of the movie of the same name. TOOTSIE is the story of a talented, but difficult-to-work-with actor who will do anything to land the role of a lifetime - including adopting a...

Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun between Apr 18 and May 1

AT&T Performing Arts Center

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