With Tejano Music and Texas Soul, Quixote Nuevo Is a Must-See Play This Friday Night

Alley Theatre will present the highly-anticipated production of Quixote Nuevo from January 17th to February 9th. Don’t miss this event on opening night this Friday!

Directed by Austin-based KJ Sanchez and starring Sesame Street’s Emilio Delgado, Quixote Nuevo is an inspiring reimagining of Cervantes’ Don Quixote by celebrated playwright Octavio Solis. Set in a fictional, modern-day Texas border town, Quixote and his sidekick embark on an adventure in search of a long-lost love. Infused with imagination, Tejano music, and true Texas soul, Quixote Nuevo shows the challenges of living in this modern world all the while in pursuit of a lost dream.

Chased by roving bands of guitar-playing Calacas, Quixote always leads with his heart in a world of people led astray by their brains. Quixote Nuevo is a triumphant celebration and a rich, contemporary, theatrical fable that has been created anew by Solis, one of the storytellers behind the Disney/Pixar film Coco. The play is a co-production with Hartford Stage and Huntington Theater Company.

“Revelatory…an instant classic! Inspired, heartbreaking and very funny.” – San Francisco Chronicle 

“Exuberantly directed...pulses with the earthly poetry of the Southwest.” – Bay Area News Group 
The Alley Theatre, one of America’s leading nonprofit theatres, is a nationally recognized performing arts company led by Artistic Director Rob Melrose and Managing Director Dean R. Gladden. The Alley produces up to 16 plays each year in its newly renovated Theatre, ranging from the best current work to re-invigorated classic plays, to new plays by contemporary writers.

Quixote Nuevo is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes long, with one ten-minute intermission. Please note: This production includes theatrical haze, strobe light effects, and cocoa shell cigarettes.

Witness an imaginative take on a classic tale when Quixote Nuevo comes to Alley Theatre! Ticket prices will vary and are available for purchase at

We know how important it is to participate in all of the latest and greatest activities that take place in our community—especially after a long week at the office. Luckily enough for you, adventure is always right around the corner at Hollow Tree Park Apartments in Houston, Texas!

Event Time/Date:
Friday, January 17, 2020—8:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Alley Theatre
615 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002

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