Houston's Alley Theatre Unveils 2019–2020 Season

Regional News   Houston's Alley Theatre Unveils 2019–2020 Season
 
Oskar Eustis will helm Camp David, Chisa Hutchinson's Amerikin will have its world premiere, and more.
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Chisa Hutchinson Joseph Moran

Houston's Alley Theatre has unveiled its 2019–2020 season, the first under the leadership of new artistic director Rob Melrose.

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Included in the lineup is the world premiere of Amerikin by Proof of Love playwright Chisa Hutchinson; Octavio Solis' Quixote Nuevo; and Lawrence Wright's political drama Camp David—about the history-making peace accord between Egypt and Israel—directed by The Public Theater's artistic director Oskar Eustis.

“I am excited to continue the artistic legacy of the Alley and turn the page to a new chapter at the Theatre,” said Melrose. “This season, my first as Alley Artistic Director, I drew inspiration from the community I now call home. Infused with the vibrant cultures that exist in Houston and showcasing the incredibly talented Resident Acting Company, the season includes references to the literary world with adaptations of Jane Austen, George Orwell and Miguel de Cervantes alongside new works by acclaimed Texas author Lawrence Wright and playwright Chisa Hutchinson."

Melrose will direct three productions as part of the season: Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express adapted by Ken Ludwig; Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale; and Michael Gene Sullivan’s stage adaptation of 1984.

Rounding out the season are Vietgone by Qui Nguyen, Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Kate Hamill’s adaptation of the Jane Austen classic Sense and Sensibility, and holiday additions A Christmas Carol and Fully Committed.

For dates and more information visit AlleyTheatre.org.

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