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Alley Theatre

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The Alley Theatre, one of America’s leading not-for-profit theatres, is a nationally recognized performing arts company led by Interim Artistic Director James Black and Managing Director Dean R. Gladden. Home to a Resident Company of actors, the...more
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615 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002-2795
+1 713-220-5700
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw the Carpenter there. Well managed, maintained, and clean. Like new. Excellent visibility also. I had dinner in the Lancaster Bistro across the road beforehand too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank paulharhen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great experience watching" A Christmas Carol", better than we expected ! very well acted and directed, the sets were nice, icing on the cake was a collection of beautiful stylized, sponsored Christmas trees, it made our evening

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Raucousrocker
Reviewed January 2, 2019

I took my 3 granddaughters to see the Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol. The theater is always a fun place to visit and I saw so many other families also enjoying the performance as we did. The theater is always in tip top shape, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chrisinkingwood2
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Don’t show up a minute late or you will be sitting on a hard bench watching a 48 inch monitor. The theatre says it’s too dangerous to walk down the stairs once the show starts. The NFL and movie theaters can do it but the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank swbrown123
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I have fond memories of going when I was a kid, and going back as an adult was just as fun! I love the intimate feeling this theater gives you. Every seat is a good seat. And the decorations for the holiday season were beautiful!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank J B
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Entertaining matinee on Sunday. An updated set and costumes from attending several years ago. Suitable for families and perfect setting with not too large of a crowd. You can see and hear everythimg which makes it more personal.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank markaybarncoo
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

The Alley has been performing Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” for decades. This was my first time attending. The hall was packed with playful and elaborately decorated trees. The staff greeted us as soon as we entered. The usher guided us to our seats. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SoniaRen
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This timeless classic never gets old we go as a family year after year. We have never been disappointed. First as young adults then with children and this year with grandchildren. They always want to return especially if they get to sit on the front...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BBtraveler19806
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Alley presents a variety of plays and we've been to many. The theaters there are small enough so that most seats are good, regardless of location. Our tickets in December (purchased online) looked as though they'd be on an aisle which we prefer. Unfortunately,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MaryM10159
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have attended many performances at The Alley Theater--and have never encountered a bad one. The venue is outstanding-- convenient, comfortable, with all great seats. The company does great a wide range of characters. The scenery is first class. The alley Theater is worth a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
Personally, I think you should teach your daughter to dress up for the theatre. It’s Christmas time. You should dress up with her and make it special for the two of you. I agree that people are all over the place in their... More