Courtyard Theater

The Courtyard Theater, in Historic Downtown Plano is a 321-seat, proscenium-style theater. With a large stage and spacious lobby, the venue is perfect for any event. Receptions, recitals, stage plays, musicals, concerts, meetings, and private parties are all common occurrences in this beautiful venue.

The Courtyard Theater was originally the gymnasium for Plano's Cox High School. Constructed as a 1938 Works Progress Administration project, the Cox Gymnasium is a significant building in Plano's history and exemplifies the cultural and social heritage of Plano. The City Council approved a $4.6 million restoration of the Cox Gymnasium in 1999. Preserving the historic materials and style of the existing building with modern functionality and interior accents of color, form and material were priorities. The venue is a state-of-the-art facility with a historical perspective and an intimacy which lends itself to a close connection with the audience.


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Directions to Courtyard Theater

From US-75 - Northbound

Take the Plano Parkway exit* and turn right at the 15th Street  signal light. Take a left on G Avenue. The parking is on the right.

*The northbound 15th Street exit is closed due to construction.

From US-75 - Southbound

Take the 15th Street exit and turn left at the 15th Street signal light. Take a left on G Avenue. The parking lot is on the right.

From President George Bush Turnpike - Eastbound

Take the Alma Drive exit. Turn left onto Alma Drive. Turn right at the 15th Street signal light. Continue under US-75. Take a left on G Avenue. The parking lot is on the right.

From President George Bush Turnpike - Westbound

Take the K Avenue exit and turn right. Avenue K veers right and becomes Municipal Avenue. Turn left onto 15th Street. Turn right on G Avenue. The parking lot is on the right.

Parking 

Free parking is available at the rear of the Courtyard Theater-Cox Playhouse complex off G Avenue. A small number of spaces are available in front of the buildings on H Avenue. After hours and during weekends, the Municipal Court parking lot across 15th Street serves as overflow parking.


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