Bass Performance Hall-Maddox-Muse Complex

  • 525 Commerce
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102-5440
  • Region: Sundance Square & Downtown
  • (817) 212-4200
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Rated by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the Top 10 opera houses in the world, Bass Performance Hall is known for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary acoustics. It’s home to the Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Texas Ballet Theater, various touring Broadway shows, and performers such as Lyle Lovett and Tony Bennett.

  • Banquet Capacity 300
  • Classroom Capacity 150
  • Description Rated by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the Top 10 opera houses in the world, Bass Performance Hall is known for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary acoustics. It's home to the Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Texas Ballet Theater, various touring Broadway shows, and performers such as Lyle Lovett and Tony Bennett. Unique and beautiful spaces in Bass Performance Hall and the Maddox-Muse Center, which includes The Van Cliburn Recital Hall, McDavid Studio and the Canteen, may be rented for an array of special occasions ranging from weddings and dinners to recitals and receptions.
  • Largest Room 3500
  • Number of Rooms 4
  • Reception Capacity 375
  • Theatre Capacity 2000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 7000
  • Auditorium true
  • Auditorium: Max Seating Capacity 2042
  • Board Room true
  • Largest Room: Ceiling Height 90
  • Largest Room: Classroom Style Seating Capacity 150
  • Largest Room: Reception Style Seating Capacity 350
  • Number of Meeting Rooms 3
  • On-site Audio/Visual true
  • Permanent Stage true
  • Smallest Room: Seating Capacity 80
  • Square Footage: Smallest Meeting Room 880
  • Total Venue Capacity 2042
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