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The Alley Theatre joins companies around the globe in celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare with Shakespeare@400. This quadricentennial celebration is anticipated to be the world’s largest and most comprehensive celebration of Shakespeare’s enduring legacy. As part of the celebration, we are excited to launch Shakespeare Voices featuring Alley actors performing classic Shakespeare monologues.

We invite you to join the celebration and #lendyourvoice by recording your own monologue. Learn more.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

October 7 through November 5, 2016
Hubbard Theatre

In the Bard’s most popular and enchanting comedy, the woods outside Athens are a busy place as four young lovers and a troupe of actors find themselves in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies.

In the News


Read about and celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare and his relevance in our lives today.

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In celebration of 400 years of William Shakespeare and the Alley’s Shakespeare Voices Series, we invite you to participate in our #lendyourvoice contest as part of our Shakespeare@400 celebration.

Shakespeare Saturdays


October 15, 22, 29 and November 5 at 2:30 PM
Special $10 youth ticket and 1:00 PM pre-show Workshop

Take the fear out of Shakespeare with Shakespeare Saturdays! Pre-curtain “Start Up Shakespeare” workshops give a brief history on Shakespeare and tips on enjoying his work on stage. Use promo code: FAMILY to purchase a $10 youth ticket with the purchase of a full price adult ticket. Call 713.220.5700 to purchase these tickets. Recommended for ages 12-17.

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online interactive study guide

Alley Re-Sourced

Step into the realm of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and recreate Shakespeare’s world with Alley Re-Sourced.


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Student tickets start at $16

Student performances

Student pricing for every performance starting at $16 with a valid student ID. For student tickets call the box office at 713.220.5700 or use the promo code: STUDENT. Student Matinees performances are Sold Out on October 26, October 27, and November 4.


understand, engage and celebrate!


DREAM-HOUSTON is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. This program includes classroom activities for students to understand Shakespeare’s text and an online interactive study guide, Alley Re-Sourced. 


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