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Farr Best Theater

The Farr Best Theater, an intimate, 158-seat venue in downtown Mansfield, is a gem of Mansfield history.

It was first opened on October 10, 1917 by Milton May Farr who became one of the citys' most prominent citizens and oversaw the installation of the first electric lights in the city and a modernized water system. He named the theatre the Best Farr Theatre and then in 1950 it became known as the Farr Best Theater. For 58 continuous years, it was operated by Milton and Annie Farr and their 9 children.

The Farr Best Theater has seen several owners and uses since then, but was most recently purchased in 2017 by the City of Mansfield to preserve the building and return it to its intended use as a theater. It is currently undergoing a revitalization to retain and enhance much of the original historic charm. It operates as community arts venue hosting concerts, movies, theatrical productions, lectures, dance, magic, and a variety of community events. 

The theater was placed on the National Register of Historic places on September 12, 1996.

Located:
109 N. Main St., Mansfield, TX 76063

Rental Inquiries:
Looking to host your show or event at the Farr Best Theater? CLICK HERE to download the rental form.
Rates are $50/hour for Non-Profit Organizations and $60/hour for Commercial/Individual rentals. A/V equipment can be rented for $120/day and "prime time" rentals (Thursday-Saturday) require a 6 hour minimum.
For more information contact us at 817-728-3383 or [email protected]

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Friday, Jul 9th, 2021 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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A Doll's House

Saturday, Jul 10th, 2021 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

A Doll's House is a three-act play written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen which questions the traditional roles of men and women in 19th-century marriage.The play is significant for the way it deals with the fate of a married woman, who at the time in Norway lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfillment in a male-dominated world. Read More

A Doll's House

Saturday, Jul 10th, 2021 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

A Doll's House is a three-act play written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen which questions the traditional roles of men and women in 19th-century marriage.The play is significant for the way it deals with the fate of a married woman, who at the time in Norway lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfillment in a male-dominated world. Read More

A Doll's House

Friday, Jul 16th, 2021 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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A Doll's House

Saturday, Jul 17th, 2021 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

A Doll's House is a three-act play written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen which questions the traditional roles of men and women in 19th-century marriage.The play is significant for the way it deals with the fate of a married woman, who at the time in Norway lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfillment in a male-dominated world. Read More

A Doll's House

Saturday, Jul 17th, 2021 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

A Doll's House is a three-act play written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen which questions the traditional roles of men and women in 19th-century marriage.The play is significant for the way it deals with the fate of a married woman, who at the time in Norway lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfillment in a male-dominated world. Read More

A Doll's House

Friday, Jul 23rd, 2021 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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A Doll's House

Saturday, Jul 24th, 2021 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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A Doll's House

Saturday, Jul 24th, 2021 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

A Doll's House is a three-act play written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen which questions the traditional roles of men and women in 19th-century marriage.The play is significant for the way it deals with the fate of a married woman, who at the time in Norway lacked reasonable opportunities for self-fulfillment in a male-dominated world. Read More

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