One step at a time

Hitchcock Takes the Stage in a Hilarious The 39 Steps

The Alley Theatre offers a high comedy quotient with an adaptation of Hitchcock's film (which was based on a book).

07/28/2017 By Doni Wilson

Get Your Goat

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 21-23

Dog shows, bridal shows and...goat yoga?

07/20/2017 By Julia Gsell, Bianca Rodriguez, Hannah Lauritzen, and Cara Maines

Get a Clue

How Do You Put on a 150-Character Play with 4 Actors?

Mark Shanahan returns to the Alley Theatre to direct The 39 Steps.

07/18/2017 By Cara Maines

Not Bad!

A Musical Freaky Friday Offers High-Energy Hijinks at The Alley Theatre

The classic tale of empathy-by-fire somehow keeps itself fresh in this new musical production.

06/08/2017 By Doni Wilson

RAWR

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 3-5

Play with dinosaurs, dance a jig, and experience another 'Freaky Friday' reboot.

06/01/2017 By Scott Vogel

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

Ice House

February's Perfect Party: No-Thanks-We’re-Good Edition

Our perfect party would still not include Rick Perry or Rex Tillerson.

01/23/2017 By Catherine Matusow

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