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Alley All New Festival 2017

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.

Kenneth Lin

Reading

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By Kenneth Lin
Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain
Hubbard Theatre

Kenneth Lin (Intelligence-SlaveWarrior 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.

Bekah Brunstetter

Reading

The Cake

By Bekah Brunstetter
Texas Room

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.

Robert Askins

Workshop Performance

The Carpenter

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.

Rajiv Joseph

Reading

Describe The Night

By Rajiv Joseph
Hubbard Theatre

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. 

Suzanne Vega

Late Night Preview

Lover, Beloved: An Evening with Carson McCullers

Written and performed by Suzanne Vega
Songs by Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik
Hubbard Theatre

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega pays homage to renowned Southern writer Carson McCullers in this new musical.

Christina Gorman

Workshop Performance

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.

NSangou Njikam

Hip-Hop Theatre – Alley All New World Premiere

Syncing Ink

BY NSANGOU NJIKAM
Neuhaus Theatre
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.

Weekend Packages

 

Weekend Packages

February 10 - 12

Purchase a Weekend Package and receive reserved seating for all performances, exclusive artists access and meals.

Alley All New

 

Alley All New

a major new works initiative

Read more about the Alley All New program.

SPONSORS

Premier Sponsors:
C. Howard Pieper Foundation, Inc.
Randall H. Jamail

Supporting Sponsors:
The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust
Sally J. Langston