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Alric Davis

Alric Davis

Alric Davis holds a B.F.A. from Howard University with a concentration in Musical Theatre and Playwriting. His original play Different, Damaged, Damned garnered positive reviews at the 2016 Capitol Fringe Festival in Washington D.C. after being chosen as a winner of the Houston Young Playwrights Exchange at the Alley Theatre in 2013. He is an adjunct instructor for Main Street Theatre, 4th Wall Theatre, Stages Theatre’s Young Actors Conservatory and the Founding Artistic Director of The Sankofa Collective (formerly known as The Bayou Theatre Company) here in Houston, Texas. Since its conception in 2013, The Bayou Theatre Company has successfully produced three Houston premieres, garnered 7 Broadway World Awards and offered positive and thought-provoking pre-professional and professional artistic opportunities to at-risk youth and adults within the greater Houston area.




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Interview: Brandon Hearnsberger of LEND ME A SOPRANO at Alley Theatre
September 27, 2022

Singing, sanity and Shipley's! Check out this interview from Alley Theatre actor Brandon Hearnsberger as he discusses his role as Jerry in Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Soprano!

Feature: BASHFUL AND THE NOIZE at Spring Street Studios
August 12, 2022

Bashful, and the Noize is a One Act Slam/Hip-Hop Play centered around a sixteen-year-old Black boy named Bash who enacts a vow of silence after reckoning with sexual assault and grief.

Review: RUNAWAYS at On The Verge Theatre
August 8, 2022

Housing instability can have devastating effects on the lives of the youth affected and severely compromises their ability to evolve naturally into adulthood. On The Verge's Runaways uses songs and spoken word to bring awareness to this still relevant issue. Catch it before it runs away!

Review: CLUE is a Breathless Murder Mystery Comedy at The Alley Theatre
August 8, 2022

After experiencing personal darkness in the recent weeks, my mother and I looked very much forward to seeing Clue and getting some much needed laughter. And boy did we laugh!

Interview: Adam Kantor Talks NOIR at the Alley Theatre
June 20, 2022

The Emmy and Grammy winner appears in new musical Noir until it closes July 3, 2022!

BWW Review: Life Rings With The Alley Theatre's Delirious DEAD MAN'S CELLPHONE
April 21, 2022

A jovial spirit permeates the Alley Theatre as people pack in for the opening night performance of Dead Man’s Cell Phone, MacArthur Genius Sarah Ruhl’s effervescent, acerbic and poignant play. Director Brandon Weinbrenner offers a talented cast of six actors staged in the circular thrust Hubbard Theatre, actors with a wealth of talent who bend, break, and bow selflessly with brevity to get every single laugh they can out of the audience. And boy, did we laugh! This deliciously delirious production proudly combines surrealism and existentialism with knowing wit and gut-busting physical comedy. 

BWW Feature: SHE LOVES ME Combines Old World Elegance with New Perspectives at HITS Theatre
December 15, 2021

BWW Feature: SHE LOVES ME Combines Old World Elegance with New Perspectives at HITS Theatre

BWW Review: Phone Rings, Door Chimes, in Comes COMPANY at ArtFACTORY!
December 6, 2021

This hilarious Tony Award winning musical surrounds confirmed bachelor Robert on and around his thirty-fifth birthday. Through a series of dinner parties, drinks, weddings, and dates, Robert weighs the pros and cons of staying single with his zany group of closest friends. Including beloved songs by Stephen Sondheim like 'Being Alive,' 'Another Hundred People,' 'The Ladies Who Lunch,' and 'Getting Married Today,' and a side-splitting book by George Furth, COMPANY is a true gem of musical theatre. You'll find it hard not to relate with Bobby and his friends as they hold a magnifying glass to relationships and marriage, with tongues planted firmly in cheeks.

BWW Review: THE CHRISTMAS SHOES at A.D. Players At The George
November 29, 2021

The A.D. Players shows many walks of life with their poignant production of The Christmas Shoes!

BWW Review: HELLO, DOLLY! at the Hobby Center
January 13, 2020

a?oeDolly will never go away again!a?? But that's just it. Dolly has never gone anywhere. So long as there are humans on earth, Hello, Dolly! will continue to live. Somewhere, somehow, the show will always be produced, the songs always sung, the characters always riffed off of. It has left an impact that would be immeasurable. The late Jerry Herman's infectious melodies are so intertwined within the fabric of America that its title song helped Lyndon Johnson become President in 1964. This show is not to be missed!

BWW Review: Theatre Under The Stars Ushers in a SPRING AWAKENING
October 15, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars' Spring Awakening does more than entertain its audiences. It enlivens the fifty first season of the massive theatre known for their proclivity for golden age musicals and traditional fare and re-introduces to Houston audiences a production that highlights still-relevant subjects such as child abuse, teen suicide, sex education, gender politics, abortion and more.

BWW Review: FOR COLORED BOYZ in Houston
May 22, 2019

By drawing a comparison of the sacrifice of fame within Black experience to the pondering of death within the most famous speech in literary history, Wilson's work boldly carves its own space within the theatrical canon just as its female-focused predecessor.

BWW Review: WAKEY, WAKEY reveals its soul at Catastrophic Theater
January 31, 2019

Catastrophic Theatre joins forces with The University of Houston to present Will Eno's WAKEY, WAKEY.