The city of Baltimore offers a wide array of performing arts, from neighborhood play houses to the famed Hippodrome Theatre. Guests of the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore enjoy the proximity to great Broadway productions, performances by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Opera Company.
Local opportunities to engage in Baltimore's theater and performing arts include:
Considered one of the top 10 regional theaters in the area and honored as the State Theater of Maryland. This professional theater presents a wide variety of home-produced plays, from Shakespeare to August Wilson, Sondheim to Shaw, in two state-of-the-art theaters.
This mid-size equity theater with a professional repertory company of artists from the Baltimore/ Washington area is dedicated to presenting quality theater that is accessible and affordable to everyone.
France-Merrick Performing Arts Center (Hippodrome Theater)
The historic Hippodrome Theater, located in the heart of downtown's Westside renaissance, has been offering great entertainment since 1914. Newly renovated, it is home to the Toyota Broadway in Baltimore; along with music, dance and family entertainment.
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Often referred to as simply the "Meyerhoff," it is a music venue that opened in September 1982. It is the official home of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The circular 2,443-seat hall is praised for both its looks and its amazing acoustics.
Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
Lyric Opera Baltimore was formed by the Lyric Foundation in 2009 with the intention of restoring grand opera productions. However, this venue also regularly hosts the best shows and live performances from a variety of genres.