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‘An Act of God’ is divinely-inspired comedy

‘An Act of God’ is divinely-inspired comedy

Alyssa Foley, News Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

God is a diva; sarcastic, egotistical, prone to jealousy and ‘wrath management issues’. God also likes sneakers and Chai tea. Want to meet God in person? He is revealing himself nightly at Houston’s Alley Theatre performances of ‘An Act of God’ through April 16. If you are willing to...

‘Let the Right One In’ terrifies and charms on-stage

‘Let the Right One In’ terrifies and charms on-stage

Alyssa Foley, Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under A&E, Culture, Showcase

You cannot help but fall in love with this quirky vampire. Lucy Mangan plays the ghostly Eli in ‘Let the Right One In’ showing in Houston at the Alley Theatre until March 19.

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Wilson’s legacy

Wilson’s legacy

Jimmieka Mills, News Editor
February 12, 2016
Filed under A&E, Showcase

“The Black Power Movement of the 1960s is the kiln in which I was fired, and has much to do with the person I am today and the ideas and attitudes I carry as part of my consciousness,” said August Wilson in 'The Ground on Which I stand'. August Wilson’s plays cover the plight of black life and...

Review: ‘Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?’

Review: ‘Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?’

Cierra Foley, Guest Writer
October 28, 2015
Filed under A&E, Showcase

The play touches on many issues that those who grew up with a Catholic education can relate to; from instruction on how to attend confession to Catholic sex education. The nuns instruct the girls to never wear black panted leather shoes because they reflect up (their skirts), nor pearls because they reflect down (their shirts).

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