Alley Theatre Blog
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Alley Theatre's Resident Acting Company is a cornerstone of the Alley's artistic identity. Comprised of nine actors, the company brings a unique and vital element to the Alley's productions. Resident Acting Companies are exceptionally rare in modern theater. The Alley is honored to have the only full-time, year-round Resident Acting Company in the United States.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Houston audiences deserve this show. Not only because of the abundance of mariachi culture here but because what it will mean to them.
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Our nine RAC actors are the only actors in this project which is nice both for company-building and to celebrate one of the last acting companies in the American Theatre, something both Richard and I feel should be cherished.
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Mariachi music has long been connected with male musicians in iconic charro suits. However, the landscape of mariachi is evolving. There is a powerful wave of fearless women redefining that narrative. These women are inspiring with their passion, talent, and unwavering valor.
Friday, September 8, 2023
The wig department here at the Alley is already hard at work on American Mariachi. Set in the 1950s and 1970s, this production will use wigs to help indicate the passage of time. Our wigs also help the audience understand a character’s identity, age, and archetype.
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
I am pretty sure that Anton Chekhov never imagined an entire evening of five of his short plays, some which he subtitled ‘a joke’ or ‘a vaudeville.’ He did not write them to make up an evening.
Friday, September 1, 2023
BALLET FOKLORICO CORAZONES ALEGRES DE PASADENA TEXAS performing at Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas