Review

This Story of a Jealous King is Not to Be Missed

The North American premiere of Saul at HGO reveals a wonderfully reimagined work.

10/29/2019 By Michael Clark

Review

The Winter's Tale Gets A Twangy Texas Update

The Alley puts a delightful local twist on a lesser-known Shakespeare play.

09/20/2019 By Doni Wilson

[Exit, Pursued by Bear]

There Are No Victims in The Winter's Tale

The Alley production features powerful women, bears, and the King Ranch.

09/13/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Love shack

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 23–25

It's a big weekend: discounted BCycles, a Toni Morrison doc, and the Theater District Open House.

08/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Destination: Downtown

How Downtown Houston Went from Barren to Bustling

Decades of building new parks, sports arenas, bars and restaurants has transformed downtown into a place where Houstonians actually want to live, work and play.

06/25/2019 By Dianna Wray

New Director on the Block

The Alley Gets a New Artistic Director

Rob Melrose takes the helm after his predecessor's tumultuous departure.

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sandy cheeks

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 24–26

Are you ready for some really, really big sandcastles?

08/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Pretty Big

Sing Us a Song, You're the Piano Man

This temporary Theater District art installation has the range.

08/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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

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

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

Raising the bar

Catching Up With Dan Knechtges, TUTS Artistic Director

We talk his first season, ask what he hopes to accomplish, and attempt to determine next season's mystery production.

02/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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

Thea-tah

Here is the 2018–2019 TUTS Lineup

The 50th anniversary season features six heavyweight musicals.

01/18/2018 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

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

hou gotta be kidding

Weeks Post-Harvey, Downtown Arts Venues Remain Unusable

The Wortham Center will be closed through May 15, 2018 "in a best case scenario."

09/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHmag

With Harvey Heading Away, Downtown Is Drying Out

The heart of Houston is cleaning itself up and preparing to house more hurricane victims.

08/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt