5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 9–11

FotoFest, film festivals, and one-person shows galore.

03/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Shove it up your....

Review: A One-Man Show Illustrates the Many Sides of Louis Armstrong

Satchmo at the Waldorf deconstructs the legacy of the famous jazz musician to suggest a more complicated story.

03/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Society Play

Review: The Great Society Fails to Go All the Way

The Alley's second installment of LBJ drama loses itself in the history and off-kilter performances of iconic figures.

02/01/2018 By Doni Wilson


The Alley Theatre Says 'Sorry'

Houston's largest theater company continues the damage control following allegations against former Artistic Director Gregory Boyd.

01/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Let 'em rip

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 26–28

Ft. Mr. Brightside, Rockets yoga, and acrobatic (musical) cats.

01/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Time's Up

Greg Boyd Is Out at the Alley. That Could be Good for Local Theater in Houston.

Some say the prominent theater didn't do enough to support the little guy.

01/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney


The Search Is on for a New Alley Theatre Artistic Director

Gregory Boyd announced his retirement from his post as the Alley Theatre's artistic director.

01/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Get Excited

7 Pieces of Houston Culture to Be Excited for in Early 2018

Plays, concerts, podcasts, and board game cafes to look forward to in the New Year.

01/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Holiday diversions

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 24–26

AKA: Ways to entertain your out-of-town family and prevent fist fights.

11/23/2017 By Morgan Kinney


Describe the Night Dramatizes Creation and Destruction Over Nine Decades

In a world premiere, the Alley Theatre tackles a multi-generation tale of Russian intrigue and drama.

09/29/2017 By Doni Wilson

Houston Strong

Tonight: An All-Star Flex of Houston's Artistic Resilience

"A hurricane won't put the brakes on the city's creative output."

09/27/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2017

The Show Must Go On: 6 Must-See Performances This Fall

4th Wall Theatre Company's penultimate performance, a Pride and Prejudice sequel, and other original shows are the highlights of this fall's theater scene.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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


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


This Week in Theater: May 16-20

Or, how to cry like James Comey

05/16/2017 By Scott Vogel


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