Explore the Productions

CONTENT ADVISORY

At the Alley we believe that theatre should be an enriching, entertaining, and challenging experience. Our community brings diverse experiences into the theatre with them and we wish to acknowledge that sensitivity to subject matter varies from person to person.

To assist you as you explore our programming, we include basic content advisories using the system of initials below. For example, a production labeled LNV indicates that the production contains coarse language, nudity, and violence.

The Box Office will always have the most up-to-date information about each performance. If you would like to know more about content, age-appropriateness, or stage effects that might impact your comfort or the comfort of your party, we invite you to contact the Box Office at 713.220.5700.

L
(Language)

Cursing, profanity, racial slurs, sexual terms

N
(Nudity)

Partial nudity: All areas traditionally covered by undergarments remain covered
Nudity: Not all areas traditionally covered by undergarments remain covered
Full nudity: All areas traditionally covered by undergarments are exposed

S
(Sexual situations)

Discussion of sexual situations, visual depiction of consensual sexual activities, intense discussion or language about sexual violence

SV
(Sexual violence)

Visual depiction of sexual violence

V
(Violence)

Visual depiction of violence

O
(Other)

Suicide or self harm, racism, drug use
Stage effects such as strobe lights or gun shots (even offstage)
 

CHOOSING LOVE: L, S

Choosing Love contains some Language and discussion of Sexual Situations as two realistic characters speak naturalistically during a life-changing encounter.

EL CHUCO TOWN FOREVER: L

El Chuco Town Forever contains Language as its characters grapple with the trauma of a recent mass shooting in their city.

El Chuco Town Forever contiene lenguaje mientras sus personajes luchan con el trauma de un tiroteo masivo reciente en su ciudad.

MAN. KIND.: L, S

Man.Kind. contains Language, discussion of Sexual Situations, pot smoking and references many awful events throughout history as it derives comedy from two cave people who sense the world to come.

MEDEA: L, S

The ancient play Medea contains some Language and brief references to Sexual Situations as well as descriptions of violence (in Greek drama violence takes place offstage) as it depicts intense familial strife.

La obra antigua de Medea contiene algo de lenguaje y breves referencias a situaciones sexuales, así como descripciones de la violencia (en el drama griego, la violencia tiene lugar fuera del escenario), ya que describe una intensa lucha familiar.

OLD BLACK & WHITE HOLLYWOOD: L, S

Old Black & White Hollywood contains Language, discussion of Sexual Situations and references to many difficult topics as the play addresses racism through the experiences of comedians who speak their minds and tell it as they see it.


We do not believe a content advisory is necessary for these plays:
A HALF SHEET OF PAPER
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
FOR STEVE WOZNIAK, ON HIS 67TH BIRTHDAY
PARIAH
THE MAN WITH THE FLOWER IN HIS MOUTH
THE STRONGER