A family drama pulsating with life
By Stephen Karam
Directed by Brandon Weinbrenner
March 1 - March 24, 2019
Hopeful, heartbreaking, and at times “blisteringly funny” (The New York Times), The Humans takes place on Thanksgiving as three generations of the Blake family gather at the youngest daughter and her boyfriend’s new apartment. The hopes and fears of each generation – and the American middle class – are revealed in this Tony® Award -winning Best Play.
Pulitzer Prize-winning play
Crimes of the Heart
By Beth Henley
Directed by Theresa Rebeck
April 12 - May 5, 2019
Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics Circle Award, Beth Henley’s first play brings you to the Mississippi home of the Magrath sisters. Crimes of the Heart teams with humanity as the sisters forgive the past, face the present, and embrace the future.
Recent Broadway and London hit
By Nick Payne
Directed by Leslie Swackhamer
May 3 - June 2, 2019
Defying the boundaries of the world we think we know, Constellations delves into the universal truth of finding and losing love and questions the difference between choice and destiny. “Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible—and so emotionally devastating?” (The New York Times).
The Three Musketeers
Adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas
directed by Mark Shanahan
May 31 - June 30, 2019
All for one and one for all! A swashbuckling romp of romance, danger, and comedy, perfectly suited for the whole family. En garde for this action- and humor-packed summer hit.
The Alley Theatre's 2018-19 includes the world premiere The Carpenter by Texas playwright Robert Askins; timely play Skeleton Crew; Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night; Tony-winning play The Humans; Eliza Clark’s new comedy Quack; southern classic Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley; recent Broadway and London hit Constellations; and the lively action-packed The Three Musketeers by Ken Ludwig. For a complete list of plays in the 2018-19 season, go here.