February 2 – 12, 2017
Join us for the second annual Alley All New Festival featuring new work from some of the most exciting playwrights writing today. Over the course of two weekends we will host three new play readings, two new play workshop performances, and the exciting world premiere production of Syncing Ink. All readings and workshop performances are FREE and open to the public. Reservations are recommended.
View the full Alley All New Festival Calendar.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
By Kenneth Lin
Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain
Kenneth Lin (Intelligence-Slave, Warrior Class) returns to the Alley with a new adaptation of Mark Twain’s great American novel about the travels of Huck Finn, an adventure-loving boy and his unlikely companion Jim, an escaped slave who dreams of buying his family.
By Bekah Brunstetter
Moral quandaries, reality TV and loads and loads of butter form this play about two women trying to reach out across a divide that just keeps growing.
By Robert Askins
Fondren Rehearsal Room
A couple returns home to Texas for their wedding and all hell breaks loose. Mistaken identities. Family secrets. Accidental partner swaps and laughs. So many laughs. A full force new farce by the author of Hand To God.
Describe The Night
By Rajiv Joseph
Rajiv Joseph (Gruesome Playground Injuries, The Monster at the Door) returns to the Alley with his epic new play which traces the stories of men and women connected by history, myth and conspiracy theories.
Late Night Preview
Lover, Beloved: An Evening with Carson McCullers
Written and performed by Suzanne Vega
Songs by Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega pays homage to renowned Southern writer Carson McCullers in this new musical.
Roan @ The Gates
By Christina Gorman
Fondren Rehearsal Room
In this topical and thought-provoking new play, a long-time couple confronts questions about their marriage they never thought to ask as their personal relationship collides with national security.
Hip-Hop Theatre – Alley All New World Premiere
BY NSANGOU NJIKAM
FEBRUARY 3 - MARCH 5, 2017
Gordon wants to learn how to rap, thinking it will gain him respect, admiration, and the attention of a beautiful woman. What he doesn't know is that his journey to learn how to rhyme will take him not just deeper into Hip Hop, but deeper into his legacy and his purpose. Get a $38 ticket during the Alley All New Festival (February 3 - 12) using Promo Code: AlleyAllNew.
February 10 - 12
Purchase a Weekend Package and receive reserved seating for all performances, exclusive artists access and meals.
Alley All New
a major new works initiative
Read more about the Alley All New program.
C. Howard Pieper Foundation, Inc.
Randall H. Jamail
The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
Sally J. Langston