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711110 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters

This industry comprises (1) companies, groups, or theaters primarily engaged in producing the following live theatrical presentations: musicals; operas; plays; and comedy, improvisational, mime, and puppet shows and (2) establishments, commonly known as dinner theaters, engaged in producing live theatrical productions and in providing food and beverages for consumption on the premises. Theater groups or companies may or may not operate their own theater or other facility for staging their shows.

Illustrative Examples:

Comedy troupes
Opera companies
Live theatrical productions (except dance)
Theatrical stock or repertory companies
Musical theater companies


  • Establishments, such as nightclubs, primarily engaged in providing food and beverages for consumption on the premises and that also present live nontheatrical entertainment are classified in Subsector 722, Food Services and Drinking Places;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in organizing, managing, and/or promoting performing arts productions without producing their own shows are classified in Industry Group 7113, Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events;
  • Companies, groups, or theaters primarily engaged in producing all types of live theatrical dance presentations are classified in Industry 711120, Dance Companies;
  • Freelance producers and performing artists (except musicians and vocalists) primarily engaged in theatrical activities independent of a company or group are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers; and
  • Musicians and vocalists are classified in Industry 711130, Musical Groups and Artists.
2017 NAICS   Corresponding Index Entries
711110   Broadway theaters
711110   Burlesque companies
711110   Comedy troupes
711110   Community theaters
711110   Dinner theaters
711110   Improvisational theaters
711110   Mime theaters
711110   Musical theater companies or groups
711110   Musical theater productions, live
711110   Opera companies
711110   Puppet theaters
711110   Repertory companies, theatrical
711110   Road companies, theatrical
711110   Stock companies, theatrical
711110   Summer theaters
711110   Theater companies (except dance)
711110   Theater companies (except dance), amateur
711110   Theaters, dinner
711110   Theaters, live theatrical production (except dance)
711110   Theaters, musical
711110   Theatrical repertory companies
711110   Theatrical road companies
711110   Theatrical stock companies
711110   Vaudeville companies