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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Uplifting Powerful Voices

Explore compelling stories that celebrate the African American experience written by some of America’s most influential playwrights.

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Simultaneous Spanish Translations

It’s a familiar formula: in the wake of its success, a great work of theatre is adapted for the screen.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Specialty Cocktail: Jane Eyre

If you enjoyed the specialty cocktail for Jane Eyre, here is your chance to make it yourself at home.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Specialty Cocktail: The World Is Not Silent

Did you know Alley Theatre’s Food & Beverage Manager, Travis Matthews, develops a new specialty cocktail for every production? If you enjoyed the specialty cocktail for The World Is Not Silent, here is your chance to make it yourself at home.

Monday, March 18, 2024

Beyond Words: Learn more about Communication Access for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

Performed in English, Vietnamese, American Sign Language (ASL), and Vietnamese Sign Language (VSL), The World is Not Silent is a multilingual play that explores how language simultaneously divides and unites us.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

The Influence of 1970s Mexican-American Culture in Houston, Texas

The 1970s was a significant decade for Mexican-American culture in Houston. Houston was already deeply rooted in Hispanic heritage. The 1970s left a huge mark on Houston's identity. The decade impacted music and art to activism and community organizing. This profoundly shaped the city's cultural landscape.  

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, July 19, 2023

Mariachi Music Today: A Vibrant Cultural Legacy in the Southwestern United States

Mariachi music, rooted in Mexican traditions, has survived and thrived in the US. The growth of the Mexican American community has led to the expansion and influence of mariachi music.

Monday, June 26, 2023

From Commedia Dell’arte to Pop Culture 

Commedia dell'arte has impacted modern pop culture tremendously. From the stock characters to the exaggerated physicality, roots of commedia dell’arte can be seen in many movies and TV shows.