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Join the hottest LGBTQIA theatre event in town! ActOUT is in its eleventh season with a variety of events and productions that will once again have Houston’s LGBTQIA community talking. Patrons enjoy fabulous pre-performance mixers with music, socializing, complimentary cocktails and appetizers. The place to see and be seen, ActOUT is sure to be a great night on the town.

This pre-curtain event starts at 6:00 PM and is FREE with your ticket to the Thursday night performances listed below. Each production begins at 7:30 p.m. To buy ActOUT tickets, required for this event,  purchase online or call the box office at 713.220.5700, then enter 1. For more information, please e-mail tinab@alleytheatre.org or call 713.315.3355.

Upcoming ACTOUT Events

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AUGUST 16

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP

EXXONMOBIL SUMMER CHILLS
PRE-CURTAIN EVENT AT 6:00 PM
PERFORMANCE AT 7:30 PM

A group of strangers find themselves trapped in a British boarding house during a snow storm with a murderer afoot. It’s an Agatha Christie plot twist finish you won’t want to miss. Come chill out with the Alley once again this summer. 

OCTOBER 18 

TWELFTH NIGHT

SHAKESPEARE’S COMEDY CLASSIC
PRE-CURTAIN EVENT AT 6:00 PM
PERFORMANCE AT 7:30 PM

Shakespeare’s hilarious tale of unrequited love, Twelfth Night crackles with quick wit and gender-bending hijinks. Bursting with vitality and romance, Twelfth Night gives us one of Shakespeare’s most dynamic heroines, matching wits with a host of captivating characters. 

JANUARY 31  

THE CARPENTER

A NEW COMEDY BY A TEXAS PLAYWRIGHT
PRE-CURTAIN EVENT AT 6:00 PM
PERFORMANCE AT 7:30 PM

Developed during the 2017 Alley All New Festival, this world premiere farce comes from the author of the Alley’s hit Hand to God. There are mistaken identities. Family secrets. Accidental partner swaps and laughs. So many laughs.

MARCH 7   

THE HUMANS

A FAMILY DRAMA PULSATING WITH LIFE
PRE-CURTAIN EVENT AT 6:00 PM
PERFORMANCE AT 7:30 PM

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 in Lower Manhattan’s Chinatown. The hopes and fears of each generation – and the American middle class – are revealed in this Tony® Award -winning Best Play that The New York Times hailed as “the best play of the year.”

APRIL 25

CRIMES OF THE HEART

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAY
PRE-CURTAIN EVENT AT 6:00 PM
PERFORMANCE AT 7:30 PM

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.Warm-hearted, irreverent, and imaginative, Crimes of the Heart teams with humanity as the sisters forgive the past, face the present, and embrace the future. Renowned Director Theresa Rebeck returns to the Alley to direct. 

JUNE 13

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

ACTION-PACKED ADVENTURE
PRE-CURTAIN EVENT AT 6:00 PM
PERFORMANCE AT 7:30 PM

All for one and one for all! A swashbuckling romp of romance, danger, and comedy, perfectly suited for the whole family. Alexandre Dumas’ timeless tale springs to life as the young D’Artagnan, joined by his sister Sabine, discovers honor amid intrigue and high-stakes adventure when he meets the famous Three Musketeers. En garde for this action- and humor-packed summer hit. 


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Photos by Dalton DeHart.