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Tuesday, April 23, 2024

A Longstanding Tradition of Thrills & Chills

Alley Theatre is renowned for its captivating productions, but lately, the spotlight has been on a chilling genre – murder mysteries. From classic whodunits to contemporary thrillers, the Alley is offering audiences a chance to become armchair detectives, unraveling cunning plots and deciphering hidden clues. This trend isn’t a one-off. The Alley recognizes the enduring …

Thursday, April 11, 2024


Alley Theatre is no stranger to breathing new life into classic literature. From the heartwarming A Christmas Carol to the chilling whodunit of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, the Alley has a rich history of transforming beloved stories from the page to the stage. Our latest production, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, exemplifies this love. But why revisit …

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Behind the Scenic Design of Agatha Christie’s THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD with Klara Zieglerova

Hear from Scenic Designer Klara Zieglerova about the set of Agatha Christie's The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

Monday, August 14, 2023

Murder By The Book Discussion with Mark Shanahan

Mark Shanahan, adaptor and director of Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, discussed this new adaptation and his love of Agatha Christie at Houston's Murder By The Book bookstore. Here are some of the insights he shared. 

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Agatha Christie’s THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD Sneak Peek Video

Dive deeper into the world of mystery with Agatha Christie's THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD with our captivating video!

Friday, August 4, 2023

The Man Behind Hercule Poirot

It's truly a privilege as an actor to have the opportunity to play the iconic character Hercule Poirot here at the Alley.

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Reflections on Summer Chills– Q&A with Elizabeth Bunch

We spoke with Resident Acting Company member Elizabeth Bunch to reflect on her time at the Alley Theatre, specifically her journey throughout our Summer Chills productions.

Thursday, July 20, 2023

The Art of Mystery: Set Design and Atmosphere in Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Q&A with Scenic Designer

We chatted with Klara Zieglerova, our scenic designer for our upcoming Summer Chills production of, Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

The Artistry of Backdrops: A Scenic Artist’s Perspective on the Spectacular Backdrop in Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

This is an exciting time for backdrops at Alley Theatre. The last three shows, including Agatha Christie's The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, have all included hand-painted backdrops.

Friday, July 14, 2023

PAPERBACK READER: On The Joys Of A Christie Paperback

It’s true you can’t judge a book by its cover, but the cover of an Agatha Christie novel is often the perfect invitation to all that awaits you on the pages inside.