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

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

Theater

Off-Broadway Play Making Its Way to Alley Theatre

Alley Theatre's latest production, Grounded, focuses on modern warfare and the toll it takes on soldiers home and abroad.

04/04/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Slam Poetry

Local Theater Gives Voice to Students Through Slam Poetry

Alley Theatre's Slam Poets gives Houston teens an expressive and creative outlet.

02/25/2016 By Camilla Cook

Theater

The Story of LBJ Comes Home to Texas

Robert Schenkkan’s hit play All the Way brings the 36th president to the Alley Theatre.

02/05/2016 By Katricia Lang

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 29–31

Montrose Trio at Wortham, All The Way opens at Alley, HGO presents Rusalka, the Harlem Globetrotters dribble into NRG Park, Palden Weinreb discusses his art at Asia Society Texas.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

The Unhappy Elf

Todd Waite returns as David Sedaris' cranky Christmas elf in The Santaland Diaries at Alley Theatre.

11/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Theater & Design

From Sketch to Stage: Alley Theatre's One Man, Two Guvnors

Set designer Hugh Landwehr talks recreating 1960s England in the Alley's $46.5 million remodeled space

10/02/2015 By Katricia Lang

Divine Commode-ty

Inside the Alley Theatre’s Biggest and Best Upgrade

Forget the new stage and lobby, the real draw is, shall we say, behind closed doors.

09/29/2015 By Nick Esquer