The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, will step back in time to an era of colorful, raucous Louisiana politics when it presents “The Kingfish,” starring Spud McConnell in the one-man depiction of the life and times of famed Louisiana Gov. Huey P. Long.
So on August 30th, put on your favorite Seersucker Suit and sip on a Ramos Gin Fizz to celebrate Huey P. Long’s 120th birthday at The Roosevelt Hotel. Doors to the world-famous Blue Room open at 6:30 p.m., with the performance at 7:30 p.m.
McConnell has received national acclaim for his on-stage portrayals of legendary Louisiana politicians and eccentrics, including Long (“The Kingfish”), brother Earl K. Long (“Earl Long in Purgatory”) and Ignatius J. Riley (“A Confederacy of Dunces”). His career also has taken him to Hollywood for three seasons on ABC’s hit television show “Roseanne”. In addition, he can be heard weekdays on The Spud Show on WWL 870 AM.
General admission for the show is $65, and VIP preferred seating is available fo
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