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Alley Theatre

615 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
713-220-5700
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Ranked #14 of 174 Attractions in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: A local theatre offering plays and musicals.
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This is one of the few places where a Matinee is truly worth the price. THERE ARE NO BAD SEATS. The accoustics are wonderful for the venue. You can eat at the surrounding restaurants and make sure to tell them your show time. Take my advice and see A Christmas Carol what a great tradition fir my family.

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West Columbia, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
12 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Conveniently located in the Houston theater district, and near especially nice restaurants, the Alley is our favorite! We have favorite actors in the permanent cast and, often, there are opportunities to meet the actors in a social setting. The choice of performances is excellent. The sets make the stories believable and the costumes bring the characters to life. The Alley... More

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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have had season tickets for several years and am never disappointed. The quality of the productions, sets, acting, everything is just over the top. They are currently refurbishing the venue this year and I can't wait to see the new and improved space. Houston is truly lucky to have this theatre.

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Such a talented group of actors in their regular staff as well as drawing great visiting ones to compliement. Cannot stree enough how good their productions consistantly stay. There are works they do which I do not care for, but they are expertly executed as well!

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Houston, Texas
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28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Alley now resides at the University of Houston while its downtown location gets a much needed renovation. The venue is very nice with excellent acoustics although not as great as the "Home" theater. Finding the place is another thing. There are virtually no signs helping patrons find parking or the temporary theater and the map that is provided on-line... More

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Alley keeps good shows running year round. Too bad there are not more theatres in Houston like the Alley.

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I have been an alley subscriber for almost 30 years. I purchase tickets in the Gold Circle. Center section (Alley upstairs) 3 rd row. I have been sitting with a group of friends for all these years. I asked to be put with this group at the UH campus; however, we ended up getting split up. That isn't the biggest... More

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Houston
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Alley Theatre is as good a theatre as anywhere in the country. We have never seen a production that was not flawlessly done. It is a shame that the Alley is not sold out for every production. Their productions are on par with Broadway and the West End.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

True Houston Gem.Gregory Boyd and the talented craftsmen at the Alley are as good or better than anything we have seen on Broadway in NYC! We look forward during our one hour drive to a fabulous show, season after season, year after year. We feel like the long time cast members; James Black, Jeffery Bean, Todd Waite and other have... More

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Houston, Texas
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22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We are fortunate to have a theater company of this quality in Houston. Long-time cast members, including James Black, Jeffery Bean, Elizabeth Bunch, John Tyson, and Todd Waite, are as good as any we've seen in NYC. The sets are always first class, the direction is solid, and their choice of plays is a perfect mix of newer works and... More

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