The Alley Theatres Neuhaus Stage opens its season with the Theresa Rebeck comedy The Scene. The play follows a group of New Yorkers who work in the entertainment industry. Theres Charlie, an out-of-work actor, Stella, his television producer wife, and Clea, a fresh-off-the-farm beauty, all of whom live in a world where talent is secondary to the right party invitation. Previews begin today; opening night is Wednesday, October 31. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; additional 2:30 p.m. Saturday performances. Through November 25. For tickets and information, call 713-220-5700 or visit www.alley-theatre.org. $40 to $51.
Tuesdays-Thursdays, Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 2:30 & 8 p.m. Starts: Oct. 25. Continues through Nov. 25, 2007