What: Alley Theatre opening night dinner for Hand To God.
Where: Alley Theatre Margaret Alkek Williams Terrace Level dining room.
The scoop: Artistic director Gregory Boyd and managing director Dean Gladden welcomed the VIP gathering of 50 Alley board members for the pre-performance dinner at which playwright Rob Askins of Cypress, Texas, discussed his Broadway hit that is concurrently being performed in London.
Among the guests who joined the celebration were Hand to God director Mike Shanahan as well as Jackson Gay and Suzanne Vega, in town for a special presentation of their musical in progress Lover, Beloved: An Evening with Carson McCullers.
Who: Mady and Ken Kades, Lynn Wyatt, Jane Gladden, Connie and Roger Plank, Beth Madison, Carmen and Butch Mach, Jennifer Smith and Peter Ragauss, Lois and George Stark, Kelly Somoza, and Josephine and Phil John.