Murder?

Review: A Convoluted Holmes and Watson Serves Up a Mystery at the Alley Theatre

Break out your magnifying glass if you plan on following the twists and turns of this play.

06/28/2018 By Doni Wilson

My horn can pierce the sky!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 29–July 1

Unicorns, drag queens, and Swedes abound.

06/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Buttercream Dream

Review: Love Wins—But Not How You Think—in The Cake at the Alley

Few moments could top June 2018 for a world premiere about wedding cake.

06/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

Theater

Family and Frosting Collide This Month at the Alley

In the play The Cake, a small-town bakery owner's beliefs are challenged when asked to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

05/29/2018 By Chris Gray

Kudos

ICYMI: The 'Best New American Play' Is from Houston

Rajiv Joseph's Describe the Night, which premiered at the Alley last fall, took top honors at the 2018 Obie Awards.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Review

Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile Presents a Comedic Collision of Minds

Two geniuses walk into a bar at the Alley Theatre with mixed results.

05/17/2018 By Doni Wilson

Ruff Racing

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 11–13

Corgi races, an Ira Glass masterclass, and a Mother's Day MFAH blowout.

05/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Rising Stars

Houston-Made Ty Doran Talks His New TV Role

The Kinkaid School alum plays a featured role in the brand-new Hulu streaming series All Night.

05/09/2018 By Holly Beretto

Have a ball

Picasso-Themed Alley Theatre Ball Takes Over the Post Oak Hotel

The record-breaking evening honored longtime patron Lynn Wyatt.

05/03/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Can it!

Please Stop Giving Absolutely Everything a Standing Ovation

One writer argues Houston's profligate clapping renders the standing O meaningless.

04/30/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Golden Age

Review: Lawrence Wright's Cleo Revives Technicolor Hollywood for the Stage

The world premiere production at the Alley dazzles with the backstage drama of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

04/12/2018 By Doni Wilson

weeeeeekend

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

apologies

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

Farewell

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