Theaters and Shows
BASS PERFORMANCE HALL—” Guarded” by two 48-foot-tall, meticulously sculpted angels, this architecturally astounding concert hall entices patrons with beautiful acoustics and offers acts ranging from annual traditions like Lyle Lovett to A-list comedians, Broadway shows and orchestra performances. www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth, 817.212.4325. CASA MAÑANA— This historic theater and performance hall has a long and rich history in Fort Worth and underwent a huge renovation in 2003. The theater offers an acclaimed Children’s Playhouse and frequently partners with Bass Hall on top-of-the-line live acts and productions. www. casamanana.org. 3101 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, 817.332.2272. CIRCLE THEATRE— This Fort Worth tradition is as quaint and charming as the time honored marquee that illuminates the building. The theater offers acclaimed seasonal productions, original works and an art gallery. www.circletheatre.com. 230 W. 4th St., Fort Worth, 817.877.3040. DALLAS CHILDREN’S THEATER— Pack up the little ones and head to the Dallas Children’s Theater for family-oriented productions that bring storybook favorites to life on stage, as well as special performances ranging from circus shows to puppetry plays. www.dct.org. 5938 Skillman Road, 214.740.0051. DALLAS SUMMER MUSICALS— Broadway descends on Dallas with this top-tier annual series that highlights the best and brightest of touring productions. www.dallassummermusicals.org. Fair Park, 909 1st Ave., 214.421.5678. EISEMANN CENTER— The center in Richardson, which has been praised for its architectural design, is actually three venues in one, comprising Hill Performance Hall, Bank of America Theatre and the Bank of America Hall. It’s home to a comedy series and a family-theater series, as well as concerts and corporate events. www. eisemanncenter.com. 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, 972.744.4650. KITCHEN DOG THEATER— Located in the Dallas Design District, this edgy independent theater provides an annual season of top-notch performances and thought-provoking productions ranging from classic to contemporary. www.kitchendogtheater.org. Dallas Design District, 161 Riveredge Drive, 214.953.1055. STAGE WEST THEATRE— Representing the finest in American regional theater, this 25-year-old location has performed nearly 200 productions during that time and specializes in everything from Shakespeare to Broadway. www.stagewest.org. 821 W. Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth, 817.784.9378.