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Stage West Theatre and Lobby Cafe

What our patrons say about us:

A gem in the arts world of Fort Worth 

Great place for a date night!

If you enjoy experimental, dynamic, boundary pushing, energetic and unfathomable experiences, you'll find all of these here.

Stage West is a professional theatre company operating under agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, the professional union of theatrical actors and stage managers in the United States. For over 38 years, Stage West has been praised for its excellence, producing 265 shows, including 244 plays and 21 musicals.

The Lobby Cafe 
Our space includes a full service cafe open 2 hours prior to every show, offering a selection of salads, sandwiches, an Entree Special of the Show, a Soup of the Show, desserts, and appetizers. We serve beer, wine, and low-ABV cocktails...Yes, You can bring your drinks into the theatre!  Don’t forget to pre-order a dessert to be waiting for you at intermission. 

Educational Programming
We offer year-round theatrical education programs ranging from weekly kid's improv troupes to a summer Theatrical Conservatory, aimed at preparing students for their high school theatre experience and beyond!

Stage West has risen from modest, storefront beginnings to a highly-respected place among American regional theatres. Over the years, the theatre has produced a wide range of works - classic American and world drama, Shakespeare, Shaw, contemporary Broadway plays and musicals, as well as new works by aspiring playwrights, including 12 world premieres.

Stage West's goal is to broaden and deepen the theatrical experience for our patrons with consistently excellent acting, directing, and plays. Through this, the company nurtures the artistic growth of area actors, directors, designers, playwrights and musicians.