Local News: Alley Theatre & Operation UplinkPosted by: Staffon 2006/3/2 11:20:00 2069 reads Alley Theatre Teams Up With VFWâ€™s Operation Uplink During Journeyâ€™s End
The Alley Theatreâ€™s is teaming up with the innovative program, VFWâ€™s Operation Uplink to help connect military personnel and hospitalized veterans to their loved ones. Operation Uplink is a unique program that keeps military personnel and hospitalized veterans in touch with their families and loved ones by providing them...
with a free phone card. Operation Uplink purchases phone cards and distributes them to servicemen and women who are separated from those they care about.
The Alley will collect $5 per full price ticket purchased for the 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 18 performance of Journeyâ€™s End for Operation Uplink.
R.C. Sheriffâ€™s Journeyâ€™s End is set during the last great German offensive of the war and concerns a group of British soldiers, showing the effects battle has on themâ€”physically, mentally and spirituallyâ€”and celebrates the resilience of the human heart even during the most extreme of circumstances. Alley Artistic Director Gregory Boyd, who recently directed a production of Journeyâ€™s End which was described as â€œâ€¦finely calibratedâ€ and â€œhauntingâ€ by Variety, will direct this production.
Saturday, March 18, 2:30 p.m.
615 Texas Avenue
The Journeyâ€™s End Operation Uplink offer is valid for full price tickets purchased for the Saturday, March 18 matinee performance. Tickets for the matinee range from $36 to $55. All tickets can be purchased at www.alleytheatre.org, at the Alley Theatre Box Office, 615 Texas Ave, or by phone at 713/228-8421.
The added convenience of reservations by phone or Internet is available for a nominal fee. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets at a discounted rate by calling 713/228-9341, ext. 346.
For more information about Operation Uplink visit www.operationuplink.org