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Miller Outdoor Theatre offers culturally and artistically diverse daytime children's programming as part of its season of free productions. These performances are scheduled during the week and on Saturdays, March through October.

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Hermann Park Community Meeting

Thursday, October 27
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Ripley House on Navigation
4410 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77011

Join Hermann Park Conservancy for a community meeting on Thursday, October 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM where Hermann Park’s master planning team will share preliminary concepts for the next 20 years of improvements and projects in Hermann Park!

Members from Hermann Park’s master plan team including landscape architects Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), and mobility and transportation consultants Nelson\Nygaard, will be on hand to share their preliminary ideas for the Park and take questions and feedback!

Can’t make the open house but still want your thoughts and ideas heard? Email your feedback to Hermann Park Conservancy at

This event is free and open to the public. Ripley House is located at 4410 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX 77011, just down the street from the Navigation Esplanade and the Original Ninfa’s on Navigation. For more information, visit

*Spanish translators available at meeting.*


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About Miller Outdoor Theatre

Since 1923, Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park has been Houston’s venue for free outdoor performances.

This remarkable facility with its free high-quality programs is unique in the US. It is the only proscenium theatre in the country that offers an artistically excellent, culturally diverse eight month season of performances totally free of charge to the public.


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Applying for a Grant - The Miller Theatre Advisory Board, Inc. (MTAB) is charged by City Ordinance with the responsibility for allocating Hotel Occupancy Tax revenues and other funds to non-profit performing arts organizations in order to conduct an annual season of free performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre.  Learn more...

Renting the Theatre - Event Producers may rent the Miller Outdoor Theatre.  The daily rate is $1,500 per day. A discounted rate of $800 per day is available for nonprofit organizations.   Additional charges for crew and security officers vary by event type and projected attendance. Learn more...

Tech Specs - If you need technical information about Miller Outdoor Theatre, don't hesitate to call us.The technical staff is more than willing to help you get the information you want.  We have provided a .zip file that contains hanging schedules, lighting and sound inventories, and stage dimensions.  Tthe file also contains CAD drawinga of site-plans, lighting plots, and elevations.  Learn more...

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