Houston, TX: Alley Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Texas
City: Houston
Location: 615 Texas Avenue

Built 1968 by Ulrich Franzen in Brutalist style. Opened November 1968. The complex contains two halls: Hubbard Stage (774 seats) and Neuhaus Stage (310 seats). 2013-2015 major renovations. Home to the resident drama company founded in the 1940s by Nina Vance (1914-1980).

Notable world premieres:

  • Paul Zindel: The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (12 May 1965)
  • Frank Wildhorn/Leslie Bricusse: Jekyll & Hyde (1990)
  • Frank Wildhorn/Gregory Boyd/John Bettis: Svengali (1991)
  • Tony Kushner: Hydriotaphia or the Death of Dr. Brown (1998)
  • Tennessee Williams: Not About Nightingales (1998)
  • Frank Wildhorn/Gregory Boyd/Jack Murphy: The Civil War (1998)
  • Eve Ensler: Lemonade (1999)
  • Frank Wildhorn/Gregory Boyd/Jack Murphy: Wonderland (2010)

Links: www.alleytheatre.org, Wikipedia

Houston, TX: Alley Theatre Front Text: "Alley Theatre", "Houston, Texas"
Reverse Text: "Houston, Texas. Alley Theatre - The mutli-million dollar facility called 'one of the most attractive and striking theatres in the world' by the New York Times. Located in the downtown Civic Center at 615 Texas. Tours are offered at 12:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tour includes view of backstage areas, scene shop, executive offices, arena stage and the 789-seat theatre with its innovative side stages and multi-space design."
Publisher: A-W Distributors, Irving TX; Plastichrome; H-117
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Waterbury CT, 1975

Houston, TX: Alley Theatre Reverse Text: "Pictured is the larger of the two stages in Houston's Nina Vance Alley Theatre. Seating an audience of 798 in only 17 rows of specially designed theatre-seats, it has unique side-stage playing areas and 'chandelier-ceiling.' The second stage is an arena seating 296."
Publisher: Dexter Press; 48749-C
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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