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Thursday, August 24, 2023

How Anton Chekhov’s Life influenced his Little Comedies

If you're a theatre fan, you've probably heard the name Anton Chekhov tossed around like confetti...

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Behind the Scenic Design of Agatha Christie’s THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD with Klara Zieglerova

Hear from Scenic Designer Klara Zieglerova about the set of Agatha Christie's The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

How The Alley uses Language Justice to Connect With its Community

Houston is a city that is more than 45% Hispanic. There are many social and economic barriers prevent these residents of all ages from feeling welcome inside Houston’s major arts institutions.

Monday, August 14, 2023

Murder By The Book Discussion with Mark Shanahan

Mark Shanahan, adaptor and director of Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, discussed this new adaptation and his love of Agatha Christie at Houston's Murder By The Book bookstore. Here are some of the insights he shared. 

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Agatha Christie’s THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD Sneak Peek Video

Dive deeper into the world of mystery with Agatha Christie's THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD with our captivating video!

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Crafting the Visual Identity of American Mariachi – A Conversation with Alley Theatre’s Senior Graphic Designer, Francisco Delgado

We chatted with Francisco Delgado, Alley Theatre's Senior Graphic Designer, about the graphic design process for our upcoming production of American Mariachi.

Friday, August 4, 2023

The Man Behind Hercule Poirot

It's truly a privilege as an actor to have the opportunity to play the iconic character Hercule Poirot here at the Alley.

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Reflections on Summer Chills– Q&A with Elizabeth Bunch

We spoke with Resident Acting Company member Elizabeth Bunch to reflect on her time at the Alley Theatre, specifically her journey throughout our Summer Chills productions.

Thursday, July 20, 2023

The Art of Mystery: Set Design and Atmosphere in Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Q&A with Scenic Designer

We chatted with Klara Zieglerova, our scenic designer for our upcoming Summer Chills production of, Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Mariachis: The Evolution of Charro Suits

When you think of mariachi music, one image that likely comes to mind is the iconic charro suit. These vibrant outfits have become synonymous with mariachi culture.