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BWW Review: The Alley Thinks We Need a Little Christmas. They're Right.BWW Review: The Alley Thinks We Need a Little Christmas. They're Right.
by Gary Laird - Nov 26, 2016

It's hokey. It's manipulative. It's just plain corny. And it's the spirit of the season. (more...)

Alley Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Will Return for the HolidaysAlley Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Will Return for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the theatre's production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL - A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS, staged in the newly renovated Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 10/16/2016Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 10/09/2016Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Playwrights' Center's 45th anniversary season kicks off October 17 with PlayLabs, a week-long new play festival featuring Core Writers Christina Ham ('West of Central'), Susan Soon He Stanton ('we, the invisibles') and Ken Urban ('The Remains'). Tickets are free and can be reserved at pwcenter.org/playlabs. (more...)

Playwrights' Center Announces 45th Anniversary SeasonPlaywrights' Center Announces 45th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Since its founding in 1971, the Playwrights' Center has been imagining theater forward. For decades it has been one of the nation's most important organizations for developing new plays and launching the careers of playwrights. (more...)

BWW Review: Audiences Rejoice for THE CHRISTIANS at the AlleyBWW Review: Audiences Rejoice for THE CHRISTIANS at the Alley
by Alexander Garza - May 19, 2016

If you've ever walked into a service at a megachurch, then you know what's at stake for Pastor Paul in THE CHRISTIANS. The play is daring and bold. It shows us the identity crisis our society has been having when it comes to ideology, and how even the well-intentioned allow this to tear our relationships asunder instead of bringing us closer. The play was enjoyable and filled with suspense and dramatic tension. However, the topic of this play seems to supersede the play itself. My connection to the characters in combination with the quick ending left me wanting to see more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brandon Potter and More in ALL THE WAY at Dallas Theater CenterPhoto Flash: First Look at Brandon Potter and More in ALL THE WAY at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Alley Theatre and Dallas Theater Center's co-production of ALL THE WAY, the Tony Award-winning play about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, starring Brandon Potter in the title role, continues at Dallas Theater Center through this Sunday, March 27, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/25; Signature Theatre's THE FLICK, The Rep's MOLLY HAMMER and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 3/25; Signature Theatre's THE FLICK, The Rep's MOLLY HAMMER and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 25, 2016

It's Good Friday, so we're presenting all the best stories around our Broadway World! This week, the top 10 list includes Washington, DC, St. Louis, Charlotte and more. Check out featured list, which includes Signature Theatre's THE FLICK, The Rep's MOLLY HAMMER, and CABARET in North Carolina, just to name a few. (more...)

Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS to Play Alley TheatreLucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS to Play Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for The Christians, a new play written by Lucas Hnath, which runs April 22 - May 15 in the Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: DTC and Alley Co-Production ALL THE WAY Stuns in Dallas and HoustonBWW Review: DTC and Alley Co-Production ALL THE WAY Stuns in Dallas and Houston
by Katricia Lang - Mar 23, 2016

ALL THE WAY opens with blinking blood-red lights, deafening gunshots, vibrant colors in impressionistic soft-focus. Moments later, you can cut the tension with a knife or the crisp, clear black and white projections. From the start, Director Kevin Moriarty establishes that the Dallas Theater Center and Alley Theatre's stunning co-production of Robert Schenkkan's exhilarating political thriller is no documentary or a biopic. (more...)

DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY Opens TonightDTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Dallas Theater Center presents a Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY 'a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history.' ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Brandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This SpringBrandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY "a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history." ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Brandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This SpringBrandon Potter to Star in DTC's Texas-Sized Production of ALL THE WAY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for the Texas-sized production of the Tony Award-winning play, ALL THE WAY. A co-production with the Alley Theatre and directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, the Houston Chronicle calls ALL THE WAY "a fascinating portrait of one of the most colorful and complex figures in U.S. history." ALL THE WAY features company members from both DTC and the Alley Theatre. (more...)

Actor Brandon Potter Leads Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY, Opening TonightActor Brandon Potter Leads Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Alley Theatre presents the Texas-sized, Tony Award-winning new play, ALL THE WAY, a unique co-production with Dallas Theater Center (DTC). Directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, ALL THE WAY brings company members from two of the largest Texas resident theaters to collaborate and perform on stage, beginning with the Houston premiere in the Alley's newly renovated Hubbard Theatre now through February 21, 2016. The show opens tonight, February 3, 2016. (more...)

James Black to Lead Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY; Cast Announced!James Black to Lead Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Texas-sized, Tony Award-winning new play, ALL THE WAY, a unique co-production with Dallas Theater Center (DTC). Directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, ALL THE WAY brings company members from two of the largest Texas resident theaters to collaborate and perform on stage, beginning with the Houston premiere in the Alley's newly renovated Hubbard Theatre January 29-February 21, 2016. (more...)

Lead Actor Exits Alley Theatre's ALL THE WAY; Replacement AnnouncedLead Actor Exits Alley Theatre's ALL THE WAY; Replacement Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Alley Theatre, which is readying its production of All the Way, the Tony Award-winning play about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, has announced that actor James Black has had to withdraw from the production in order to undergo medical treatment. Actor Brandon Potter will take over the role of LBJ and all performances will continue as scheduled.  Mr. Black is expected to fully recover. (more...)

James Black to Lead Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY; Cast Announced!James Black to Lead Alley Theatre's Epic LBJ Drama ALL THE WAY; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the Texas-sized, Tony Award-winning new play, ALL THE WAY, a unique co-production with Dallas Theater Center (DTC). Directed by DTC Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty, ALL THE WAY brings company members from two of the largest Texas resident theaters to collaborate and perform on stage, beginning with the Houston premiere in the Alley's newly renovated Hubbard Theatre January 29-February 21, 2016. (more...)

A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas Returns Home For the Holidays to the Alley Theatre November 20 - December 28A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas Returns Home For the Holidays to the Alley Theatre November 20 - December 28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for the theatre's 28th production of A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas, staged in the newly renovated Hubbard Theatre. (more...)

PlayLabs Festival to Run 10/12-18 at the Playwrights' CenterPlayLabs Festival to Run 10/12-18 at the Playwrights' Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The Twin Cities area is well known as a great theater town, so it is a fitting home to one of the nation's most celebrated new play festivals. The 32nd annual PlayLabs festival runs October 12-18 at the Playwrights' Center, a 44-year-old organization that is one of just a handful of play development centers in the country.    (more...)

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