Artistic Director

Paul Hope, the Artistic Director for Bayou City Concert Musicals, is a native Houstonian and an Alley Theatre Company member, who has appeared on the Alley stages for 18 seasons in a wide range of roles, including Gavin in HOUSE AND GARDEN, Richard in HAY FEVER, Arthur in LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!, Serge in ART, Miles Gloriosus in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, Malvolio in TWELFTH NIGHT, Barrymore in I HATE HAMLET, Frederick in NOISES OFF and Sgt. “Froggy” Le Seuer in THE FOREIGNER, among many others. His musical theatre roles include Rohna in GRAND HOTEL (with Cyd Charisse and Liliane Montevecchi) and Col.

Lockert in DODSWORTH (with Hal Linden), both at Casa Mañana in Fort Worth; and Beauregard in MAME (with Juliet Prowse), Bienstock in SUGAR (with Robert Morse), and M. Renaud in LA CAGE (with Lee Roy Reams) all at Theater Under the Stars. He has also performed as Steve Baker in SHOWBOAT (with Eddie Bracken) at Houston Grand Opera. As Artistic Director for BCCM, he has directed concert stagings of FOLLIES, FALSETTOS, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, SHE LOVES ME, 70 GIRLS 70, ASSASSINS, FIORELLO!, SECRET GARDEN, PAL JOEY, ON THE TOWN, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES and most recently, FINIAN’S RAINBOW.

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