6450 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76134
Phone: (817) 568-8000
Fax: (817) 288-0055
Fort Worth Theatre is the city's oldest theatre company. The company performs a wide variety of shows throughout the year. It is widely known for its Hispanic series. Special events include the Annual Hispanic Playwrights Festival. The theatre company also provides an outreach program for area schools to children in grades two through 12. The purpose of the workshops is to teach theatre to children who might not otherwise have the opportunity. Admission to performances is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for students.
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.
After more than 20 years of performing independently, Stage West and Shakespeare in the Park merged to form the Allied Theatre Group. Together, the groups provide year-round performances, including the best of drama, comedy, music, and special events. The Stage West arena is stilled used by the company and is located near Texas Christian University. Shakespeare in the Park performances take place annually during the summer monthes at Trinity Park. Admission costs vary by event. Show times vary, call the box office for details.
The Where House is tucked away in a huge red-bricked building and has no signs to indicate its presence. The twin lights outside the door is switched on and music blares from inside whenever there is a gig going on. This is the harbinger for party hoppers and music enthusiasts to get in. This musical venue has been hosting concerts since 2010 and has become a prominent place in the city's DIY scene. The live performances happen not only indoors but also at their funky outdoor area which has swimming pool and local art decorations. Some of their previous listings are Netherfriends, Ancient River, Cool Ghouls, Leopold and his Fiction and Wunerland.
Named after Amon G. Carter, statesman and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and a local icon, this stadium lies on the Texas Christian University campus. Carter was instrumental in bringing national recognition to both Fort Worth and the University. Built in 1929, this stadium seats over 44,000 people and is home to the 'Horned Frogs', the university football team. Renowned sportsmen like Bob Lily and Jim Swink have played in this stadium. Come here and get bowled over!
Ed Landreth Auditorium is home to the School of Music, TCU, which introduces the students to the world of music and hands-on-experience along with the maestros of melody. It is armed with world class facilities to which the professionals are akin to. Bustling with creative activities, it houses classrooms, studios, practice pad and a reception hall. Apart from hosting concerts of renowned artists like Frederica von Stade and pianist Adam Golka, recitals and music competitions are held here. With the acoustical sound equipment, music in its purest and finest form is celebrated here.
The Daniel-Meyer Coliseum located within the Texas Christian University campus is home to the 'Horned Frog Hoopsters', the university basketball team. Named after a popular university alumnus Milton Daniel and the university sports coach Dutch Meyer, the coliseum features up to date basketball and general sports facilities. The space easily accommodates over 7000 people and is therefore, used for a variety of university and campus events too. The tastefully done interiors of the coliseum also make it a great venue for non-sporting events and live performances. Check website for details.
A volunteer-run warehouse venue that operates on a not-for-profit basis, 1919 Hemphill was established in 2002. The donations it accepts are used to fund a free second-hand store, performing arts space, lending library and more. The DIY performace space is where many open mic nights and concerts are held. 1919 Hemphill also features a meeting space that can be used by various groups, free of charge.
The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge is a blend of a fine dining establishment and a classy entertainment venue. This spacious venue is housed in a historic building and its design brilliantly combines old world charm with modern comforts. The music hall has staged performances of renowned performers and continues to do so, while the lounge has managed to please even the most discerning diners, thereby making it a popular space. Guests can cozy up in the on-site restaurant or enjoy the cool breeze on its rooftop patio. From the concerts to the delectable offerings on the menu, everything here is trendy and simply irresistible. So be a part of this culinary and musical journey at the Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge.
Lavish elegance and opulence are the foundation of this Georgian Revival house. Built in 1903 during the Cattle Baron Era of the West, Thistle Hill was designed and occupied by Electra Waggoner—daughter of cattleman William T. Waggoner—and her husband. Today it is considered a historic landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.The house contains 18 rooms, each filled with turn-of-the century furnishings. Oak-paneled halls and solid limestone pillars are just a few of the fine craftsmanship details. The house is known as much for its architectural design elements as it is for the families who occupied it. Guided tours, which begin on the hour, are offered to provide insight on the family and the house's design and creation, as well as on local history.
Club Axis is an excellent concert venue located in Downtown, Fort Worth. The club opens it's doors at 8p everyday for concerts and other live performances which continue till the wee hours of the morning. Leading rappers and musicians like 'Li'l Boosie' and 'Ghetto Troopers' are known to hold concerts here. If not for the rocking musical extravaganzas, locals frequent Club Axis to relax and pamper themselves in the luxurious lounge and the bar areas. The DJ nights are also something to watch out for.
This modern Christian club is smoke and alcohol free, thus ensuring a safe environment for young people to enjoy music and dance. The name "Club 412" comes from II Timothy 4:1-2, and the club is sponsored by the church in Cityview. The stage is elevated so that guests can see the entertainment from anywhere in the room.