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2019-20 Season

Murder on the Orient Express

EXXONMOBIL SUMMER CHILLS
Full steam ahead classic thriller  

Agatha Christie’s MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Adapted by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Rob Melrose
HUBBARD THEATRE
July 19 – August 25, 2019

A plot-twist masterpiece! Renowned detective Hercule Poirot and a cast of characters is sure to have everyone in the audience guessing just who did it. Don’t miss your shot at being at the scene of this masterpiece crime.

Winter's Tale

Romantic tale of redemption  

THE WINTER’S TALE

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rob Melrose
HUBBARD THEATRE
September 13 – October 13, 2019

This whimsical tale of romance, tragedy, and comedy will be seen through the imaginative eyes of a young, Houstonian child. Featuring the entire Resident Acting Company.

Vietgone

A raucous comedy of two very new Americans  

Vietgone

By Qui Nguyen
Original Music by Shane Rettig
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
Neuhaus THEATRE
October 4 – November 3, 2019

Two Vietnamese refugees now in America after the fall of Saigon find a strange new land of cowboys, hippies, bikers, and each other. Irreverent and infectious style, it a a hilariously rip-roaring ride across 1970s America.

A Christmas Carol

Family holiday tradition

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Adapted and Originally Directed by Michael Wilson
Directed by James Black
Hubbard THEATRE
November 15 – December 29, 2019

A family-friendly re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic story which follows Ebenezer Scrooge's journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. A powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season.

Fully Committed

One-man holiday comedy

Fully Committed

By Becky Mode
Directed by Brandon Weinbrenner
Neuhaus THEATRE
November 26 – December 29, 2019

A hilarious and delicious comedy, featuring over 40 characters brought to life in the hands of one man. Sam works the reservation line at one of the hottest restaurants. While juggling scheming socialites, name‐dropping wannabes, fickle celebrities, and egomaniacal bosses, can Sam still manage to get home for the holidays?

Alley All New

free and open to the public

ALLEY ALL NEW FESTIVAL

January 17 – 26, 2020

The fifth annual Alley All New Festival features new plays from some of the most exciting voices in contemporary theatre. Festival packages featuring prime seating, parties with festival artists and meals between performances, will be available for purchase in the fall.

Quixote Nuevo

Modern retelling  

Quixote Nuevo

By Octavio Solis
Adapted from Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Directed by KJ Sanchez
HUBBARD THEATRE
January 17 – February 9, 2020

Starring “Sesame Street’s” Emilio Delgado, Quixote Nuevo, infused with imagination, Tejano music, and true Texas soul, is an inspiring reimagining of Cervantes’ novel, now set in a fictional modern-day Texas border town.

Camp David

POWER AND POLITICS  

Camp David

BY LAWRENCE WRIGHT
DIRECTED BY OSKAR EUSTIS
NEUHAUS THEATRE
FEBRUARY 14 – MARCH 15, 2020

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the 1978 historical moment whose legacy continues to resonate 41 years later - the inspirational agreement between Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, with the powerful help of U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

1984

Powerful Drama  

1984

By George Orwell
Adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan
Directed by Rob Melrose
HUBBARD THEATRE
March 6 - march 29, 2020

The story of Winston Smith and a stark vision of a world in which freedom of action, word, and thought are controlled by Big Brother. A ferocious and provocative adaptation of one of the most prescient works of literature of the last century.

Dead Man's Cell Phone

Off the wall comedy  

Dead Man’s Cell Phone

By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Brandon Weinbrenner
HUBBARD THEATRE
April 17 – May 10, 2020

An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man. An off-the-wall play about the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.

Amerikin

WORLD PREMIERE 

Amerikin

BY CHISA HUTCHINSON
DIRECTED BY JAMES BLACK
NEUHAUS THEATRE
MAY 8 – JUNE 7, 2020

Developed as part of the 2019 Alley All New Festival. A new father desperate for community, casually follows his buddy's advice and tries to join a white supremacist group...but the results of his ancestry test prove surprising. The line between "us" and "them" gets incredibly blurry.

Sense and Sensibility

Classic romantic favorite  

Sense And Sensibility

By Kate Hamill
Based on the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Adriana Baer 
HUBBARD THEATRE
June 5 – July 5, 2020

A playful new adaptation that follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters. Set in gossipy late 18th-century England, the play is full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality.