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Theater District Open House: A Peek Behind The Curtain Of The Alley Theatre’s Upcoming Season

Hip Hop, vampires, and a hand puppet possessed by Satan are just a few of the surprises this season.

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  • Kacee Clanton as Janis Joplin in A Night With Janis Joplin.  (Photo Credit: Mark and Tracy Photography )
    Kacee Clanton as Janis Joplin in A Night With Janis Joplin. (Photo Credit: Mark and Tracy Photography )
  • A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, directed by   Michael Wilson  at The Alley Theatre
 (Photo Credit: T Charles Erickson)
    A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, directed by Michael Wilson at The Alley Theatre (Photo Credit: T Charles Erickson)
  • Scenes from All My Sons (Photo Credit: John Everett)
    Scenes from All My Sons (Photo Credit: John Everett)
  • Robert Askins, playwright of Hand to God (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Alley Theatre)
    Robert Askins, playwright of Hand to God (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Alley Theatre)
  • Actors Kevin Mambo as Banga and Kara Young as Sweet Tea in the Alley Theatre’s workshop performance of Syncing Ink by NSangou Njikam. (Photo Credit: Peter Yenne)
    Actors Kevin Mambo as Banga and Kara Young as Sweet Tea in the Alley Theatre’s workshop performance of Syncing Ink by NSangou Njikam. (Photo Credit: Peter Yenne)
  • Todd Waite as Crumpet in The Santaland Diaries. (Photo Credit: Jann Whaley)
    Todd Waite as Crumpet in The Santaland Diaries. (Photo Credit: Jann Whaley)
  • Alley Theatre production of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (Photo Credit: T Charles Erickson)
    Alley Theatre production of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (Photo Credit: T Charles Erickson)

Amy Bishop sits down with the Alley Theatre's Managing Director, Dean Gladden, to preview the company's 2016-2017 season. A few of the highlights include:

  • A description of an upcoming Hip Hop play
  • A vampire story written by the creators of the recent Harry Potter stage production
  • A local playwright from Cypress, TX, who is making his Alley debut
  • A tribute to the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death
  • The final run of the current version of A Christmas Carol

... And more!