Is there a better date than dinner and a show? Well, maybe a show and then dinner. You don't want to nod off during the performance because of a full belly.
Whether you want to dine before or after the show, you have plenty of places to choose from in and around the Theater District. Some even provide free transportation or specials with the flash of a ticket stub.
...Just blocks away from the Theater District is the venerable Brennan's of Houston. Beautifully restored after the fire during Hurricane Ike, this famous eatery is a grat spot for a pre-curtain New Orlean's style meal. And they'll even give you a free shuttle ride to your theater of choice, pick you after the how and bring you back for an after show dessert or cocktaill...
Houston's fabulous Theater Districk and arts scene is probably only eclipsed by the city's awesome restaurant scene, so take advantage of both and enjoy dinner and a show.