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Alley Theatre Announces its 2020-21 Season
Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 4 a.m. by Houston Press
The Alley Theatre today announces its 2020-21 season which includes two previously cancelled productions (Amerikan and Dead Man's Cell Phone) and five world premieres. Clue, which was to be the theater's Summer Chills offering, will...
George Orwell's 1984 Brought Into the Light at Alley Theatre [UPDATED]
Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7:35 a.m. by D. L. Groover
The dystopian world of George Orwell's Oceania in the Alley Theatre's production of 1984 isn't as dystopian as it used to be. It's clean and bright and cubic as if a Philip Johnson interior. It has polished gray metallic-like walls,...
1984: A Timely Look at Big Brother and an End to Privacy
Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4:30 a.m. by Margaret Downing
In 1949, George Orwell published his book 1984, a look into a dystopian future in which the state, AKA Big Brother, monitors all human activity and squelches any dissent and individuality. At the time he was influenced by Soviet Sta...
Camp David at the Alley: When the World Paused For a Moment of Hope
Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5 a.m. by Margaret Downing
Elijah Alexander was an Egyptian child growing up in the Middle East when Camp David happened in 1978. "I was young but the image of the three of them — Sadat, Begin and Jimmy Carter — on the White House lawn had a big impact on me....