The 1st annual Houston Theater Week is worthy of a standing ovation!  Thank HOU for supporting the performing arts!

HOUSTON, Texas (August 31, 2022) – Preliminary numbers are in and the first annual Houston Theater Week is a hit! The largest collaboration between performing arts groups in Houston’s history allowed consumers for one week (August 22-29, 2022) to purchase exclusive Buy One, Get One FREE tickets to some of the hottest music, dance and theater performances in town.

The response from performing arts groups and consumers has been overwhelming.

Number of Participating Organizations:                          20

Number of Performing Arts Shows Offered:                   107

Reported Combined Tickets Sold:                                   17,594

Reported Combined Revenue from Tickets Sold:        $572,223

Earned Media Placements:                                               270

The non-profit arts and culture industry pumps more than a billion dollars annually into the greater Houston region’s economy, supports more than 25-thousand full-time jobs and generates $119 million in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 national economic impact study. 

Houston Theater Week 2022 provided a bargain to consumers and financial support to the city’s local performing arts groups as they continue to recover from the effects of the pandemic. This effort supported everyone involved in creating the productions from the elite performers to behind-the-scenes professionals in the downtown Theater District, as well as neighborhoods and communities beyond.

Participating Organizations:

  1. 4th Wall
  2. Alley Theatre
  3. DaCamera
  4. Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.
  5. Houston Ballet
  6. Houston Brass Quintet
  7. Houston Chamber Choir
  8. Houston Grand Opera
  9. Houston Symphony
  10. Kinetic Ensemble
  11. Main Street Theater
  12. Mercury Chamber Orchestra
  13. Mildred's Umbrella Theatre Co.
  14. Performing Arts Houston
  15. Primary Paint Party
  16. ROCO
  17. STAGES
  18. Tee Zee Productions
  19. The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts
  20. Theater Under The Stars (TUTS)