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The Alley Theatre is an indoor theatre located in Houston, Texas that has been a Tony Award winner with two different stages. The Alley theatre?s production company began its life in 1947 by Nina Eloise Whittington Vance.

The Alley Theatre originally started with just 85 seats and from there expanded to what it currently is right now. This Houston based theatre now currently has two stages and halls. One is the Hubbard stage or hall which can accommodate as much as 845 viewers while the smaller Neuhaus has a total of 310 seats.

Visitors and locals alike have claimed that the appeal of the Alley Theatre does not only come from what is being shown inside but also from the theater's appearance. The Alley Theatre from the outside looks more like a medieval castle complete with nine towers and an indoor spiral staircase that leads directly to the second floor area.

The Alley theatre is also a historical theatre as it was chosen to be the place to premiere the play ?The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds? in 1964.

This theatre is not just a place for both Houston visitors and locals alike but also a discovery ground for people who would like to make it big in theatre. The Alley Theatre is an audition venue for artists and dancers as well as a place for playwrights to submit their fresh, new works or play.

There will be new additions for this year?s season but will still retain some of the more common plays such as ?A Christmas Carol? and even upbeat new plays like ?The Toxic Avenger?.

More importantly, the Alley Theatre also serves as a school for a lot of people. Several subjects and topics that are discussed in the theatre include the so-called ?Programs for Audience? and even ?Programs for Classrooms?. It also boasts of the Young Performers Studio which helps teach youngsters how to act in front of a live audience.
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