Contemporary Theatre of Dallas

5601 Sears St.
Dallas, TX 75206
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This cozy old church-turned-playhouse off Lower Greenville Avenue is a solid choice for anyone who’s more into modern theater than Shakespeare. Previous seasons have featured everything from Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas to Brighton Beach Memoirs and Steel Magnolias, and the intimate space means there’s hardly a bad seat in the house.

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