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Artisan Center Theater

418 E. Pipeline Rd.
Hurst, TX 76053
Anyone seeking a more, shall we say, concentric theater experience ought to scope out a play at the Artisan Center Theater in Hurst. This theater-in-the-round has 150 seats fully surrounding the stage, ensuring you’ll be right in the midst of the dramatic action no matter where you’re seated. Year-round productions vary from drama to comedy to musicals, plus children’s theater and acting classes.

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