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WaterTower Theatre

15650 Addison Road Addison, TX 75001 | Addison | 972-450-6230

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You might not think of arts and culture when you think of Addison, land of corporate headquarters and chain restaurants, but you should: The resident theater company of the Addison Theatre Centre (one of the most impressive venues in the area) has produced an eclectic repertoire every season since 1996, with productions ranging from Shakespeare’s As You Like It to the creepy barbershop musical Sweeney Todd.


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    In a big cast of hot young actors, two of the stars of WaterTower Theatre's current production of Spring Awakening are sizzling standouts: Adam Garst, a 2010 Baylor theater grad in only his...
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Business Description

WaterTower Theatre (WTT), founded in 1996, is not-for-profit professional theatre company in Addison, Texas - just north of Dallas. We produce five main stage shows each season in our flexible, state-of-the-art facility at the Addison Theatre Centre. Celebrating our 16th anniversary, WaterTower Theatre is managed by Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin, who is entering his 14th season here. WaterTower Theatre has won numerous major awards over the past 15 years. WTT also produces a number of award-winning educational programs and offers a number of community outreach programs, including reduced ticket prices for seniors and students, to ensure that our work is accessible to as many people as possible.

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