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Majestic Theatre

1925 Elm St. Dallas, TX 75201 | Downtown & Deep Ellum | 214-880-0137

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A restored theater dating back to the 1920s, the Majestic offers everything from fringe theater to mainstream touring acts, from spoken word and comedy to rock bands.


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