Anna Benson, I'm sorry. I take it all back. All the insensitive remarks about your mental stability, my repeatedly calling you not just "bat shit crazy," but the "bat shit craziest" ex-wife/girlfriend in the free world (well, actually, with you I'm including the incarcerated portion of the free wor ... More >>
No, not THIS AmadeusThe Alley Theatre is mounting some ambitious, big-name productions for the 2010-11 season, according to an announcement released today.Among the shows will be Amadeus, the popular Mozart play that hasn't been done here in a long while; the Pulitzer-Prize winning August: Osage ... More >>
Photo courtesy Alley TheatreLet's say that through some cosmic accident, you can only go to one show this weekend. Please, please, please make it Gruesome Playground Injuries. Not because you're guaranteed to like it, but because whether you like it or not, Houston's theater world hasn't seen any ... More >>
Hellboy actress starring in Alley play.
Why isn't this Alley world premiere more moving?
Photo by Margaret DowningBrad Fleischer, Mark Bly and Rajiv JosephThe male lead blows out one of his eyes with a firecracker. The scene plays funny, for the most part.The female lead slices her stomach open to get rid of everything that's been troubling her. As sad and horrific as this is, people ... More >>
Photo by Margaret DowningSelma Blair playing Kayleen picks at the blood on on fellow actor Brad Fleischer's face -- an action designed to be both comic and in keeping with the title of the terrific new, two-actor play now on the Alley's Neuhaus Stage -- Gruesome Playground Injuries.It's alwa ... More >>
For part of last night's performance of Thornton Wilder's Our Town at the Alley Theatre, audience members were paying more attention to a row of center seats a few rows up from the stage. Actress Selma Blair (Hellboy, Hellboy 2, Legally Blonde and NBC's Kath & Kim) who is in town to sta ... More >>
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