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SCENE is a vibrant community of emerging community leaders, patrons, and theatre enthusiasts that support the Alley Theatre. Join this dynamic group and meet and mingle with actors, directors and designers while enjoying performances, behind-the-scene experiences and social events with fellow members.

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UPCOMING SCENE EVENTS

Murder on the Orient Express

EXXONMOBIL SUMMER CHILLS
Full steam ahead classic thriller  

Agatha Christie’s MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

fRIDAY, aUGUST 16

Kick off the season's first SCENE event with a pre-show reception featuring Scenic Designer and the Alley's Director of Design Michael Locher before a performance of Murder on the Orient Express, a beloved Summer Chills production.

Fully Committed

One-man holiday comedy

Fully Committed

Friday, November 29

Kick off the holiday season by watching Resident Company Actor Dylan Godwin play more than 40 different characters in Fully Committed. The performance is directed by Brandon Weinbrenner and will be followed by the return of the crowd-favorite Tacky Holiday Sweater Party.

1984

Powerful Drama  

1984

Friday, March 6

Celebrate Rob Melrose’s season with a pre-show reception and conversation with Rob, followed by a showing of one of this season’s most highly anticipated productions, 1984.

Scene Member Benefits

SCENE members celebrate theatre in style. Pre and post-show cocktail hours bring you closer to Alley actors, directors, designers and more with a passionate group of people who believe in the power of great productions. And now, complimentary performance tickets for members mean your seat in the audience is saved ahead of time, hassle-free. Read below for more details on how joining SCENE will make each visit to the Alley Theatre a night to remember.

To join, click the red JOIN SCENE button for $175 single memberships, or $300 dual memberships.*  Contact Sam Ferrigno at 713.315.3375 or samf@alleytheatre.org for more information.

*Memberships are good for one year from date of purchase. All performances, event passes, and invitations are for one individual with a single membership or two individuals with a dual membership.

Annual Membership includes:

  • Performance tickets and event passes to the following SCENE Fridays.
    SCENE Friday tickets may be exchanged at a special discounted rate of $29 for the productions included below (excludes Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees).
    • August 16, Murder on the Orient Express: Celebrate the summer with a pre-show reception and performance of Murder on the Orient Express. This production is Rob Melrose’s first production as Director since he assumed the role of Artistic Director of the Alley Theatre.
    • November 29, Fully Committed: Kick off the holiday season by watching Resident Company Actor Dylan Godwin play more than 40 different characters in Fully Committed. The performance is directed by Brandon Weinbrenner and will be followed by  the return of the crowd-favorite Tacky Holiday Sweater Party.
    • March 6, 1984: Celebrate Rob Melrose’s season with a pre-show reception and conversation with Rob, followed by a showing of one of this season’s most highly anticipated productions, 1984.
       
  • Member pricing for the September 6, 2019 Opening Act Party – The Bodacious 80’s.
    • Member price: $100. Non-Member price: $150.
       
  • Invitation to the following experiences.
    • October 4, Exclusive invitation to attend Vietgone. All SCENE members will receive an invitation to attend the first performance of this racous comedy of two very new Americans free of charge. Limited availability.
    • March 27, Slam Poetry Night: Get an in-depth look into the Alley Theatre’s First Draft program, followed by an evening of Slam Poetry.
    • June 12, Props Warehouse Tour: Meet the Alley production staff and the behind-the scenes Alley members who make the magic of theatre possible. This event features an exclusive tour.
       
  • Connie and Roger Plank Greenroom Voucher
    • One voucher per SCENE Member. Vouchers are valid for any one Hubbard Theatre performance in the 2019-20 season. Enjoy complimentary refreshments at a private bar for donors one hour before the performance and during intermission,
       
  • Additional Guests: $25 per guest for each reception listed above (performance tickets not included).

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View Photos from past Scene events below!

2019 SCENE OPENING ACT SPONSORS

Jackson Walker LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP


Duke and C.C. Ensell
Valerie Jalufka
KPMG
Carmen and Butch Mach
Beth Madison
Jill and Allyn Risley

Allegiance Bank
BDO USA, LLP
Cadence Bank
Mike and Debra Dishberger
Denise Dubard and Marvin Conrad
Steven Kass
Locke Lord
Jillian Jopling and Peter McGillivray
PDR
Winstead PC

2019-20 SCENE Sponsors

2019 SCENE OPENING ACT CHAIR

Steven Carrell

2019 SCENE OPENING ACT co-CHAIRS

Erik Asuncion
Kate Gunn Pagel
Brandon Weinbrenner

2019 SCENE OPENING ACT Host committee

Alex Berry
William Finnorn
Chris Frey
Joel Glover
Lisa Helper
Trey McDonald
Lauren McDonald
A.J. Mistretta
Greg Nordin
Sarah Nordin
Scotty Reynolds
Kathleen Reynolds
Benjamin Smith
Elizabeth Smith
Hillary Swallen

2018 SCENE Opening Act Party

contact us

Alley Theatre
Development Department
Attn: Sam Ferrigno
615 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002

713.315.3375

samf@alleytheatre.org