Not-so-regularly scheduled programming

Miss the Theater? Here’s How the Alley Is Making Its Spring Season Happen Online

Artistic Director Rob Melrose talks picking productions for the digital season, translating plays into English, and filming shows at home.

01/13/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

No Bah Humbugs Here

REVIEW: Alley Captures the Meaning of Christmas in Virtual A Christmas Carol

The paired-down adaptation of Dickens's tale, available for free through Dec 27, casts off the trappings of productions past to focus on what really matters.

12/09/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

The Show Must Go On ... line

Alley Theatre Pivots to Entirely Digital 2020-2021 Season, Cancelling All In-Person Shows

The company’s new slate of digital offerings will include original short plays, translations of classics, and more.

12/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

No "Bah Humbugs" Here

Alley Takes Its Annual Production of A Christmas Carol Online

The company will also be transforming the George R. Brown Convention Center into a winter wonderland for Deck the Trees.

10/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

El Zócalo

The Alley Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Virtual Style

The monthlong programming includes virtual readings, original stories, and musical performances.

09/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All The Plays

UPDATED: Alley Theatre Reveals Shortened 2020-2021 season

The company announced plans to reduce from eight shows to five and restructure its entire organization in response to COVID-19 back in May.

08/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Arts Upended

Houston Performing Arts Community Braces for Uncertain Future

Companies return to the drawing board as the Coronavirus wreaks havoc on remainder of 2019-2020 season

03/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Life Meets Art

Louise Erdrich Talks Being Inspired by Family History Ahead of Inprint Reading

The award-winning author's new book, "The Night Watchman," pulls from the life of her grandfather.

03/06/2020 By Ryan Pait

Big Brother

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Mar 6-8

"Take It Easy" ... or to The Limit this weekend.

03/05/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All week long

9 Spring Break Camps and Activities to Do with Your Kids This Year

Your little ones can learn how to fold origami, become space explorers, and even write their own plays.

03/04/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

History Test

REVIEW: Camp David Tries to Make Peace With the Past to Mixed Results

Even with a stellar cast, the Alley's production falls into the traps of reexamining history.

02/21/2020 By Doni Wilson

Daring Diplomacy

The Alley's Camp David Brings Drama of History to Houston Stage

The play tells the story of the 1978 Camp David Accords, which brought peace between Egypt and Israel.

02/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Piñata-tastic

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 17-19

From foreign films to magical booze to angry comedy, here's what you need to check out this weekend.

01/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The Year in Review

12 Outstanding Houston Arts Events of 2019

A look back at the shows, performances, and creations that rocked our world this year.

12/31/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Norman Rockwell to Lewis Black

Plus, Beatlemania returns with Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

Yuletide Is Gonna Get You

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 20-22

Christmas is here, so you might as well get on board!

12/20/2019 By Dianna Wray

Can't Scrooge This Up

The Alley's A Christmas Carol Is a Family Affair for the Cratchits

Actors playing the family of Scrooge's beleaguered clerk have their own kids in the show.

12/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Hotline Bling

No Reservations About the Alley’s Fully Committed

This one-man show set in the world of an exclusive restaurant is just what you need for the holidays.

12/04/2019 By Doni Wilson

Doing the Most

Dylan Godwin Stars in ​the Alley Theatre's One-Man Show

Celebrate the holidays with Fully Committed.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Holly, Jolly Houston

Deck Your Christmas Calendar With These Events

Get your dose of holiday culture.

10/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney