• ATTENTION: Please note the Tranquility Park Theater District Garage has extremely limited parking (starting Nov 24) due to damage sustained from Hurricane Harvey. Hobby Center garage remains open. Click the NEWS link above for more parking information.


Current Parking Information

On Your Feet! - November 21-26

Please plan to arrive at least 60 minutes prior to your performance. Parking is available in the Hobby Center garage with entrances on Rusk and Walker Streets, along with valet service on Bagby Street. Valet and Hobby Center garage parking is subject to availability. Large attendance at various performances, coupled with other downtown activities, will create high demand, limiting access and resulting in the closing of valet and/or self-parking prior to the start time of a performance.

Due to damage sustained from Hurricane Harvey, parking is extremely limited in the Theater District Garage under Tranquility Park (Entrance #2) starting on Friday, November 24th. Elevators and tunnel access WILL NOT be available. Overflow parking is available in City Lot H behind the Hobby Center (1643 Memorial Dr) with shuttle service provided to and from the theater. Premium Seatholder Subscriber Preferred Parking Passes will be accepted at the Hobby Center Garage, Lot H and in the Tranquility Park Theater District Garage (Entrance #2) for complimentary self-parking.

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Tickets On Sale Now for the Houston Premiere of the Tony Award®-Winning Broadway Revival of THE COLOR PURPLE

January 9-14, 2018

Houston, TX - BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announced today that the individual tickets for the Houston premiere of the North American Tour of the Tony Award®- winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE are on sale now. Cast members from the 2016 Broadway revival lead the touring company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost – National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me, Shrek the Musical – National Tour) as Sofia.

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First National Tour of the Hit Broadway Musical "On Your Feet!" Congas its Way to Houston

November 21-26, 2017

Tickets Now on Sale

Houston, TX - BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center is pleased to announce that the Houston engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! – based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan – will star Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing Emilio Estefan.

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Official Casting Announced for "Escape to Margaritaville" Pre-Broadway Tour and Broadway Premiere

Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff, Lisa Howard and Eric Petersen to lead the company

Producers Frank Marshall, Mindy Rich, Anita Waxman, and Beth Williams announced the official cast for the pre-Broadway tour and Broadway premiere of Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of iconic singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett. As previously announced, the musical begins previews on Broadway on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the Marquis Theatre (210 West 46th Street), with an official opening night set for Thursday, March 15, 2018. Broadway tickets are now on sale via Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929.

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Performance News

For information about performances presented by Hobby Center's two resident Sarofim series, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and the Broadway Across America series, please visit their websites:

Media Information 

Media information regarding the Hobby Center building and the Hobby Center's Uniquely Houston® series is available upon request at info@thehobbycenter.org