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L.A.'s Culture Clash Comes to H-town

Culture Clash in AmeriCCa
Created, written and performed
by Culture Clash
September 14-18, 2004

The second production in the Alley's Fall Festival is Culture Clash in AmeriCCa, a venture of the Los Angeles-based comedy troupe Culture Clash. Performed in English, Culture Clash in AmeriCCa (yes, two C's!) is a high-octane fusion of satire, shtick and sociology. Using humor, dance, poetry and real interviews to create a nontraditional evening of theatre...

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¡CANTINFLAS! Returns to the Alley

by Herbert Sigüenza
September 8-12, 2004

The first play in the Alley's Fall Festival features the return of actor/author Herbert Sigüenza in ¡Cantinflas!, a tribute to the "Charlie Chaplin" of Mexico, the late Mario Moreno. A highly anticipated return after a successful debut last season at the Alley, the production will be performed in Spanish and English and captures the fusion of the comic's clever word play...
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MST Opens Season With The Rice

The Rice
By Jeff Millar
Directed by Rebecca Greene Udden

September 9 - October 10, 2004

Found in the abandoned front office of the old Rice Hotel: a file containing a photograph of a beautiful woman, an unpaid room bill totaling hundreds of dollars for Mrs. Ike West, Jr., and a letter exposing her as a fraud. From these fragments reporter Jeff Millar has constructed a fascinating story - part fact, part fiction - of how that mystery woman spent those seven days in 1957...
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IBP company members film to screen at local Film Fest

Date   9/16/2004
Time   10:30 PM
Event   Wendy Chicago
Location   Axiom, 2524 McKinney
Description Directed by IBP member Walt Zipprian
USA, 2004, 20 min.

Curated by Lisa Haymes
Director Walt Zipprian and Star Wendy Chicago will be at the screening.

"Wendy Chicago" screening part of Houston Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Filmmaker and IBP company Member Walt Zipprian 'discovered' Wendy Chicago at a drag show for performers over fifty and was immediately fascinated by her carefree style. Seventy plus years old, generally intoxicated, rarely knowing the words to the song she's lip syncing, Wendy lives...
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Playhouse 1960 Presents:

Over the River and Through the Woods,
the comedy by Joe DiPietro
Aug. 27 thru Sept. 18, 2004 on Friday and Saturday

From the writer who brought you "I Love You're Perfect, Now Change!" comes this tale: Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey. He sees both sets of his grandparents every Sunday for dinner. This is routine until he has to tell them that he's been offered a dream...
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HYPE 2004 at the Alley

August 13-15, 2004

HYPE (Houston Young Playwrights Exchange) is in its 8th consecutive year at the Alley Theatre. The program is designed to showcase local young playwrights in a professional theatrical setting for the public to enjoy. With the guidance of the Alley staff, the teens selected are able to workshop and further develop their scripts. The following plays have been selected for the summer staged reading...
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