Entertainment

This Week in Theater: May 16-20

Or, how to cry like James Comey

05/16/2017 By Scott Vogel

Review

Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge Has Never Been More Relevant

The Alley Theatre brings new life into the visionary playwright's 1955 work.

05/05/2017 By Doni Wilson

March 31—April 2

From Jim Jefferies to The Producers, Get Ready to Laugh This April Fool's Day Weekend

Round out March at these hilarious happenings.

03/30/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

We're Going to These 5 Weekend Events and You Should Too

From the Bayou City Arts Fest to two exceptional ballets, the last weekend of March isn't meant for streaming Netflix.

03/22/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Alley Theatre Delivers a Hauntingly Good Play with Let the Right One In

Part horror story, part romance, this vampire thriller is much more than you'd expect.

02/27/2017 By Doni Wilson

Feb 3—5

5 Events This Weekend That Have Nothing to Do With the Super Bowl

Rather pass on the Big Game and related events? We've got you covered.

02/01/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Jan 27–29

The Hottest Events in Town This Weekend

Buffalo Bayou Brew hosts a hoppin' birthday bash, Reba McEntire croons country gold in Sugar Land and other can't-miss happenings around town.

01/27/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

Hand to God Playwright Robert Askins Returns to Houston

Askins' newest play, The Carpenter, will be performed this month at the Alley Theatre’s All New Festival.

01/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

Money Talks in Dry Powder

The Alley’s production of the buzzy new play tackling the financial industry is the second major show after New York.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Christmas Cynics and Enthusiasts Will Love The Santaland Diaries

Alley Theatre continues to bring David Sedaris' cringe-worthy experience to life.

12/22/2016 By Nicki Koetting

Save The Date

Alley's All-New Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

Up-and-coming playwrights strut their latest works at the Alley Theatre this February.

11/28/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Alley Theatre Brings New Life to an Old Ghost Story

Jolly old England comes to Houston in A Christmas Carol.

11/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Review

The Alley Theatre Reimagines A Midsummer Night's Dream

Four centuries later, this enchanting comedy continues to delight audiences.

10/17/2016 With Doni Wilson

Takin’ It to the Streets

For Remote Houston, the City is the Stage

You won’t find curtains or costumes at this Alley Theatre performance. But you will find yourself standing in the streets of Houston.

09/19/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Weekend Warrior

What to See, Do and Laugh at This Weekend: Aug 26–28

Puppets go rogue, Renoir hits the silver screen, plus a thought-provoking exhibit opens at the Holocaust Museum.

08/25/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Showstopper

A Night With Janis Joplin Rocks the Alley Theatre

This electrifying musical chronicles the legendary folk singer's life.

08/23/2016 By Doni Wilson

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hot Ticket Tuesday

Golden Tickets of the Week: Aug 16–21

A Janis Joplin musical, bingo in the park, plus a SNL impressionist. Consider your weekend updated.

08/16/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Weekend Warrior

What to Do and See This Weekend: July 15—17

Crooners from the '60s, a screening of Sundance winner Sonita, plus a murder mystery that's drop-dead good.

07/13/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Summer Chills

Appreciating the Genius of Agatha Christie—Unedited and Uncut

The Alley spins a web of deception—and comedy.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Taqvi