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Henderson Civic Theatre

About Us

Henderson Civic Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging and educating the general public through the presentation, performance, and promotion of dramatic arts in all forms. Founded to encourage dramatic arts and education within the community, HCT has since impacted the greater East Texas area.

Incorporated in 1986, Henderson Civic Theatre purchased the historic 1885 Opera House in 1988. Renovations have been ongoing to bring the quaint theatre to its current state-of-the-art status. The most recent renovations completed include a new projector and screen, an elegant expanded lobby, a new rehearsal and rental space, and new restrooms. 

HCT’s production season begins in the fall each year and comprises of five productions, as well as a special production performed during Henderson’s annual Syrup Festival. The theatre sponsors other unique events throughout the year and is committed to furthering its outreach endeavors through new programs, partnerships, and community involvement.




Miracle Worker Audition Information

Auditions February 26th & 27th 7:00 p.m.

Performances May 4th – 6th and 11th – 13th. 

Director Kelly Johnson 



Miracle Worker , written by William Gibson, is a tremendous, heart warming story of incredible friendship and bond between a teacher, Annie Sullivan, and her deaf and blind student, Helen Keller. Set in Tuscumbia, Alabama Helen renders an illness at 18 months old that leaves her blind and deaf. Her parents, who pity and spoil their afflicted daughter, are desperate to have order, hire a young Annie Sullivan to try and reach the mind of Helen . After many battles and disciplined weeks together, Annie Breaks through to Helen, giving her a connection to language and all the world has to offer. 


Miracle Worker

Auditions: February 26th & 27th 7pm

Show Dates: May 4th-6th, 11th-13th 

Charlotte's Web

Auditions: May 14th & 15th 7pm

Show Dates: July 13th-15th, 20th-22nd

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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 521, Henderson, Texas 75653

Physical Address

122 E Main St, Henderson, Texas 75654

Box Office (903) 657-2968