Alley Theatre presents Alley All New Festival: Nutshell

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C. Denby Swanson
C. Denby Swanson Photo courtesy of Alley Theatre

Frances Glessner Lee, the "mother of forensic science" and creator of The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, has been dead since 1962. But that doesn’t stop her from hijacking a seminar on homicide investigation in Baltimore. She’s come to investigate a crime. But which crime?

Austin playwright C. Denby Swanson’s play Nutshell is inspired by a vital real-life character who demands to know: who gets justice?

This will be a reading, not a full production.

Event Details



Alley Theatre
615 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002


Ticket Info

Admission is free.