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Remote Houston: Trading a Darkened Theater for the Streets of Houston

With the weather starting to — sort of — cool down, it’s a good time in Greater Houston to get back outdoors. Not coincidentally, a recent production at The Alley Theatre that takes people out into nature is returning for another run. Remote Houston aims to turn the idea of theatre inside out – literally. […]

Remote Houston - Image Courtesy Alley TheatreWith the weather starting to — sort of — cool down, it's a good time in Greater Houston to get back outdoors. Not coincidentally, a recent production at The Alley Theatre that takes people out into nature is returning for another run.

Remote Houston aims to turn the idea of theatre inside out – literally. Instead of sitting down in a darkened theatre, it sends the audience out onto the streets of Houston for a unique, participatory "live art" experience.

Remote Houston runs its second engagement through Nov. 18, 2016, and Michael Hagerty talked with the Alley's managing director Dean Gladden to find out more.

(Image Courtesy: The Alley Theatre)

Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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