Wortham Theater Center
The Wortham Theater Center is a performing arts center located in downtown Houston, Texas. The Houston Grand Opera is housed in the facility, and the Houston Ballet holds its performances there. The facility also is home to DaCamera, Mercury Baroque, the Society of Performing Arts and other entertainment and production groups.
The Wortham Theater Center reopened to the public September 26, 2018 after being closed for more than a year due to Hurricane Harvey flooding. Over 12 feet of floodwaters inundated the Wortham’s entire 150,000-square-foot basement, which included performance and rehearsal spaces plus rooms for props, wigs, costumes and more. Floodwaters also damaged one-third of the facility’s 60 air-handling units. Electrical, plumbing and elevator systems below the ground floor all suffered extensive damage.
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