Four of Alley's seasonal offerings were staged on Broadway within the past year — Rock 'n' Roll, Mauritius, The Farnsworth Invention and Cyrano — while Ruhl's Eurydice was presented Off-Broadway by Second Stage in 2007.
The 2008-2009 season at the Alley, under the artistic direction of Gregory Boyd, will also feature productions of Rostand, Shaw, Kaufman and Hart and a new thriller by Bob Clyman.
The Alley season follows:
Cyrano de Bergerac
By Edmond Rostand
Translated by Brian Hooker
Directed by Gregory Boyd
Oct. 3-Nov. 2 (official press opening Oct. 8)
By Bob Clyman
Directed by Charles Towers
Oct. 24-Nov. 23 (official press opening Oct. 29) A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas
By Charles Dickens
Adapted by Michael Wilson
Directed by James Black
Nov. 21-Dec. 28
Mrs. Warren’s Profession
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Anders Cato
Jan. 9-Feb. 1, 2009 (official press opening Jan. 14, 2009)
By Sarah Ruhl
Jan. 30-March 1, 2009 (official press opening Feb. 4, 2009)
By Theresa Rebeck
March 27-April 26, 2009 (Official press opening April 1, 2009)
Rock 'n' Roll
By Tom Stoppard
April 24-May 17, 2009 (official press opening April 29, 2009)
The Farnsworth Invention
By Aaron Sorkin
Directed by David Cromer
June 5-June 28, 2009 (official press opening June 10, 2009)
Casting and additional creative duties for the Alley's 2008-2009 season will be announced at a later date.
Subscriptions are currently on sale. Single ticket sale dates will be announced shortly. For more information visit www.alleytheatre.org or call (713) 220-5700.
The Alley Theatre is located at 615 Texas Avenue in Houston, TX.