Managing director Lee Foster came from California three years ago the lead the business side of the downtown theater company.
The Midtown playhouse plans four comedies, three history plays, two tragedies, one from Dickens and a wild card.
Seven months of music, dance and hard-to-define acts commence Oct. 14.
The 26th performance season begins Sept. 16 with the merry mayhem of Upright Citizens Brigade and ends in April 2018 with a music/technology concert.
Alliance’s world premiere pops artist Ashley Bryan’s characters from page to stage in script by award-winning playwright Jiréh Breon Holder.