The Winter’s Tale by Kaitlyn Fields
(High School Student Reviewer)
Under the wonderful direction of Alley Theatre’s Rob Melrose, The Winter’s Tale, a tragic play by William Shakespeare, was told through the young, imaginative eyes of Prince Mamillius, but with a country twang and set in Houston, Texas. I loved this show and how it was done. It was not how I expected it at all. The balance between comedy and tragedy was absolutely amazing and had me at the edge of my seat; I pretty much stayed crying or laughing throughout the whole performance. The actors relayed their emotions and character so well that I actually believe I could feel everything they were feeling. There were so many heart-wrenching moments that have really stuck with me. Everyone can take something away from this play; personally, this has stayed with me after watching it: we all need to be grateful for what we have because we never know when it will be gone. Overall, this was an amazing play and experience.
Romantic tale of redemption
THE WINTER’S TALE
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rob Melrose
September 13 – October 13, 2019
This whimsical tale of romance, tragedy, and comedy will be seen through the imaginative eyes of a young, Houstonian child. Featuring the entire Resident Acting Company.